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Kalidou Koulibaly Performance against Spurs In Numbers

The former Napoli star capped an impressive performance with a goal as Chelsea suffer a late equaliser from Harry Kane.


Chelsea's weekend game against London rivals will likely be remembered for reasons outside of the match. Contentious refereeing as well as a post-match manage clash will take headlines, but under everything was a far better Blues side than was seen at Goodison Park the week prior.

A man who personified this was Koulibaly, who scored the first goal of the game and his first goal for the club with a volley from Marc Cucurella's corner.

Stats reported by Sqauwka show the dominant performance that the 31-year-old displayed at Stamford Bridge.

The star's first game in the Premier League at home included him winning the ball back an impressive seven times.

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The Senegal International was involved defensively through tackles, in build-up through his long balls and even in the attack with three shots to his name within the tie.

In a social media post, the new Chelsea man said that he was happy with his goal, but that he was upset that the Blues couldn't come away from a victory from the hard-fought match.

Koulibaly has not been with Chelsea long, but has cemented himself as a fan favourite for the season.


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