Didier Drogba admits Chelsea were 'dominated' by Tottenham Hotspur

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The Ivorian striker was not pleased with the start Chelsea had yesterday against Tottenham Hotspur.

Chelsea smashed London rivals Tottenham yesterday, with a 3-0 triumph against the North London side at Stamford Bridge.

Spurs have a notoriously poor record at Chelsea so it came as no surprise that The Blues ran away with the win. But it really did not start like a game which was going to end in a Chelsea canter.

Early on, they struggled. It looked like, following the Everton performance at the weekend, that Tottenham had finally clicked under Mauricio Pochettino.

Harry Kane struck the bar early on, if that had crept in, who knows what the final score might have been.

But a man pivotal in ending that early dominance has now been speaking about the early struggles.

Didier Drogba set up Eden Hazard for the first goal with a lovely one-two pass. He then smashed in the second beyond Hugo Lloris to put a seal on victory - before Loic Remy added the cherry on top.

Drogba admitted Tottenham's early dominance in an interview with Chelsea's official website, stating:

"It was not easy because they [Spurs] dominated the early part of the match. We then showed our efficiency better than in the previous match against Sunderland.

"It’s a derby, it’s important to win and to continue with three points because other title rivals, like Man City, Man United and Arsenal, won as well."

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