Chelsea beats Spurs, extends EPL lead

October 20, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Juan Mata scored twice in two minutes to lift Chelsea to a 4-2 win and crush Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas' hopes of exacting revenge on his former employer at White Hart Lane on Saturday.

A comprehensive away win looked on the cards as the Blues dominated a poor Spurs team in the first half, taking the lead through a fine Gary Cahill volley.

Villas-Boas, sacked by Chelsea 226 days ago after a dismal eight-months in charge, inspired a turnaround in his team's fortunes ...

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