Thiago Silva has showcased series of impressive display in Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday evening.
The veterans defender, who back into starting XI against Spurs, was absolutely rock-solid at the back especially in the first half when Nuno Espirito Santo’s men had a few positive moments.
Silva not let anything past him in defence and then broke open the deadlock with a thumping header after a fine run in the second half of the game.
The 36-year-old Brazilian defender could have had a second goal if not for Lloris’ fine save.
Thiago Silva’s game by numbers vs. Spurs:
100% aerial duels won
100% shot accuracy
7 ball recoveries
5 duels won
5 touches in the opp. box
4 aerial duels won
1 goal scored
0 fouls committed
0 goals conceded