Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Tottenham Claims Carling Cup with Win vs Chelsea

In front of 87,660 spectators, Tottenham defeated Chelsea 2-1 in Wembley. In this Carling Cup final, Chelsea took the lead with a first-half goal from Didier Drogba and were on the brink of a second successive Carling Cup. However, a second-half penalty kick by Dimitar Berbatov sent the match into extra time. And with just four minutes into the extended period, England defender Jonathan Woodgate capped Tottenham's come from behind win with a fortunate header, earning the Hotspurs their first trophy since the Worthington Cup in 1999. Video clips of the goals in this match to be posted in upcoming posts.

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