Tottenham legend Ossie Ardiles comments on Twitter on team's performance, mocks Chelsea

Ossie Ardiles says Chelsea's performance against Tottenham Hotspur was embarrassing.

Former Tottenham boss Ossie Ardiles has criticised Chelsea's approach against his old team.

The two sides faced off at White Hart Lane at the weekend and played out a 0-0 draw, keeping Spurs 10 points above the Blues in the Premier League table.

Ardiles took to Twitter to praise Tottenham's display, given that they returned from playing a Europa League game in Azerbaijan just days earlier.

He felt the performance from the reigning champions was however far less impressive, suggesting they only came for a draw.

Tottenham are one of the teams Chelsea will be aiming to overhaul over the remainder of the season, and as such, could not afford to slip 13 points behind them.

Last season Chelsea were hammered 5-3 at White Hart Lane, and knew only too well that the same fate could befall them if they took too many risks. They too had a long flight in the week, playing in Israel.

Chelsea certainly did not play an expansive game, having only one shot on target, reflective of their team not including a recognised striker, with Diego Costa left on the bench throughout.

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