Conor Gallagher in bust-up with Yves Bissouma after Chelsea beat Tottenham
Spurs and Chelsea players stepped in to end the bust-up.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side inflicted the first Premier League defeat of the season on Spurs, who were reduced to nine men by the 55th minute following red cards to Cristian Romero and Destiny Udogie.
Gary Neville accused Spurs after the game of losing ‘by your own stupidity’ due to their lack of discipline on the pitch.
Gallagher, meanwhile, took exception with a lack of sportsmanship shown by Bissouma after he attempted to shake the Spurs midfielder’s hand after the full-time whistle.
Bissouma, who didn’t appear to offer his hand back to Gallagher, quickly squared up to the Chelsea midfielder and he pair exchanged words before Marc Cucurella and Oliver Skipp quickly stepped in to break up the dispute.
Meanwhile, Axel Disasi has revealed that Pochettino urged his players at half time to ‘be patient’ in order to beat Spurs.
‘It was a crazy game tonight, in the first half, and we are happy to win this game because we need to get some points. We are happy,’ Disasi said.
‘Like I said, the first half was a little bit strange and every time the VAR was there and, for me, it was my first London derby and the atmosphere was crazy. It was top.
‘We know that we want to win and it was a good moment because we have not won so many games but they are happy, we are happy also and now we have to take a rest to prepare for the big game on Sunday.
‘The coach said at half time to be patient and to keep the ball and when we have the opportunity to score that we must kill them.
‘The second goal came a bit late but in the end Nico scored a hat-trick and I’m happy for him because he needs this and hopefully in the future this can help him.
‘We are a young group and the victory will give us a lot of confidence for the future and we have to take this and learn from this game because we can do some things much better. But we will keep the result and see what happens.’
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