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Dele Alli plays for Tottenham versus Chelsea in the Premier League

Tottenham will rue losing on their Wembley bow to a Chelsea side missing their title-winning spine, says Jamie Redknapp.

"Despite this - to play against Tottenham away and to win I think is a fantastic result". "The Wembley effect is not the reason we lost the game".

Tottenham Hotspur's Wembley hoodoo continued on Sunday when they were defeated 2-1 by Chelsea, with numerous home faithful singling out one man as the main culprit.

For Spurs fans, including the 73,587 there, the match followed a horribly familiar pattern.

There's a very reasonable argument to be made that Tottenham deserved much better than yesterday's 2-1 home defeat to Chelsea.

"Wembley was not the problem", Spurs' head coach Pochettino said. It wasn't our day, we've got to move on and try to win our next game [against Burnley]. Last year, we didn't start very well, we won the first games then we had a hard September. But sloppy play gifted Monaco two first-half goals before Toby Alderweireld halved the deficit on the stroke of half-time.

Eric Dier and Jan Vertonghen were only booked for high challenges. The Italian's decision to switch to three at the back last season turned the Blues campaign around.

While Conte revelled in the atmosphere, Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino refused to believe Wembley was a factor in the loss. Spurs were a class above the disinterested and disorganised Russian outfit, comfortably booking a consolation place in the Europa League knockouts - considered something of a poisoned chalice.

But what separated the two sides, in the end, was their efficiency in front of goal that secured Chelsea the three points.

When Chelsea experienced a poor period at the start of last season, some were questioning Antonio Conte's position. But instead they were the architects of their own downfall at Wembley again.

Conjusted space in the middle for the likes of Dele Alli, Moussa Dembele and Christian Eriksen forced Spurs' full-backs to whip in crosses into the box that was easily dealt by Chelsea's lanky defenders. As well in the second half.

Alonso scored the victor two minutes from time after Spurs had levelled with eight minutes remaining through an own goal by Michy Batshuayi.

But Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte reckons visiting teams will enjoy playing at Spurs" "home'.

But their record at the new Wembley was two wins from 10 games - one in nine since the 2008 League Cup defeat of Chelsea - ahead of their debut as domestic tenants here. They shot twice and scored twice.

Dan is ESPN FC's Tottenham correspondent.

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