John Terry: I love beating Tottenham - Chelsea's Wembley FA Cup win does not get much better

Evening Standard

John Terry has hailed Chelsea's FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham as "incredible", adding "I love beating them."

Two goals from Willian in the first half followed by one apiece from Eden Hazard and Nemanja Matic after the break saw off a resilient Spurs side who enjoyed the majority of possession throughout the Wembley clash.

It was a seven consecutive semi-final loss in the competition for Spurs - and a second on the trot against Chelsea in a London derby - and now attentions turn back to the pair's Premier League title race.

Ahead of Chelsea welcoming Southampton to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday, Terry wrote in the matchday programme: "Saturday was incredible.

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"I don't know where to start, but it doesn't get much better than beating Tottenham 4-2 at Wembley to reach another FA Cup final.

"I love beating them."

A win for Chelsea will re-establish their seven-point lead of Tottenham at the top, with Spurs travelling to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace on Wednesday hoping to pounce on any mistake by the title favourites.

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