The EFL Cup showdown between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday produced everything you could imagine. From goals to a manager chasing a player into the locker room who went on a mid-game bathroom break.
The Blues took the lead through Timo Werner, but a late goal from Tottenham’s Erik Lamela forced penalty kicks at 1-1, with Spurs advancing 5-4 from the spot after Mason Mount’s spot kick went wide of the goal to seal the match.
Mourinho, coaching against his former club, finally beat his former star player Frank Lampard after four meetings. But it wasn’t the penalty kicks, the goals, the London derby or even the solid debut of new Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy that highlighted the night.
During the match, Tottenham defender Eric Dier walked off the pitch to use the bathroom. Not able to hold it, he left his team with a player less