Tottenham beat Chelsea 2- 1 in extra time to win the League Cup, there first silverware since 1999. They have won the league cup four times now and the record of manager Juande Ramos having not lost in a cup final continues. He is sure to become a fan favorite now for winning a silverware in his first season I charge of the club. Tottenham have definitely improved under him and they showed it on the pitch.
They showed great character to come from behind and win the game in extra time against a full strength Chelsea side. There was a lot of talk about Lampard and Terry not starting but they both started in the Chelsea team. Spurs could have gone two up quickly but Chimbonda headed against the bar from a corner and then Berbatov headed wide from Keane’s cross. Chelsea won a free kick when Zokora fouled Drogba and the ivory coast hitman curled the free kick in the bottom left corner of the goal with Paul Robinson completely rooted to the wrong position. Chelsea defended well with there one goal lead but Spurs got there breakthrough in the middle of the second half when they won a penalty because of a hand ball by Bridge. Berbatov calmly converted the penalty and after that Spurs became the dominating force. Zokora had a great chance to give Spurs the lead when he raced through only to see his shot hit Cech on the head and he hit the rebound wide.