Chelsea fans were reacting to Eden Hazard's performance against Tottenham

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Emerson impressed on the left flank in Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Tottenham in the Carabao Cup semi-final on Thursday evening and was denied a late assist after providing an excellent cross which Olivier Giroud failed to convert. "I am so happy with him". I was joking with [assistant manager] Jesus [Perez] about that. We reacted very well in this match.

Chelsea supporters believe that the 28-year-old's performance will make Sarri realise just how important it is to play him with a striker, whether that's Giroud or new signing Gonzalo Higuain.

Llorente had a poor first half against Chelsea, following a dismal display at Fulham on Sunday, but it was his 50th-minute header that levelled the scores at 2-2 and forced the penalty shootout. He's a very good player'.

"Sissoko is okay, exhausted I think", said Pochettino. "I just want to do my best for this team".

Sarri criticised Hazard after Chelsea's limp 2-0 defeat to Arsenal last week and made a remarkable claim that some players are "extremely hard to motivate".

"I think that in the last three or four matches we had a problem".

Mauricio Pochettino has handed Georges-Kevin Nkoudou encouragement as he seeks to rebuild his Tottenham career, as per Sky Sports.

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Kane is out injured, though, as is Dele Alli, while Son Heung-min is away on global duty at the Asian Cup, leaving Mauricio Pochettino's side shorthanded as it looks to reach the final.

"People will say they keep coming up short when it matters but I think they've a justifiable reason tonight".

"Everything was different [against Spurs]".

"I think we have to think about the 180 minutes, the two matches".

"Today we are disappointed, but it's a massive success to play against Watford, West Ham, Arsenal [in this competition] and then 2-2 here". I'm so happy with the performance and the way we fought.

"I'm disappointed to lose in this way, but it can happen".