Why did Conte and Tuchel clash in Chelsea vs. Tottenham draw?

By 1TidBit  Published 15th August, 2022

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Chelsea and Tottenham produced plenty of drama in their 2-2 draw in the Premier League on Sunday but the best action arguably came from their two managers.

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The two managers were in each other's face on the sidelines for much of the contest with both making a point to celebrate in front of the other when their team scored.

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Frustrations inevitably boiled after the full-time whistle as both managers were shown red cards after an incident that will go down in Premier League folklore.

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As is customary after a match, both Conte and Tuchel went to shake hands at full-time but the exchange quickly turned into something else.

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As is customary after a match, both Conte and Tuchel went to shake hands at full-time but the exchange quickly turned into something else. Neither seemed intent to let go of the other's hand with Conte turning around furiously to confront Tuchel.

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Both managers squared off briefly and had to be separated by coaching staff and players before referee Anthony Taylor came over to show them red cards. While the send offs meant little on Sunday, they will mean both won't be on the sidelines for their next matches.

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A dramatic London derby produced on and off the pitch with Conte and Tuchel clearly desperate to claim bragging rights. The two managers first clashed after Tottenham made it 1-1 with Conte celebrating in the direction of Tuchel, who came over to confront the Spurs boss.