WATCH: John Terry gets emotional after scoring for Chelsea

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John Terry scored a goal that appeared to move him to tears, as the longtime Chelsea man gave the Blues a 1-0 lead off a scrum in 18 on Monday.

Handed a rare start by Antonio Conte, Terry lunged to pop a loose ball off the far post and into the goal in the 12th minute.

The Stamford Bridge crowd erupted, and later replays showed the Chelsea legend with a tear in his eye. He’s leaving the club after this season.

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Moments later, the emotion was reversed, sadly, as Terry’s clearing header went backwards for Etienne Capoue to head past Asmir Begovic for an equalizer.

Given that Chelsea reclaimed the lead, the goal will stand in the memory longer than the gaffe. Maybe the tears clouded his heading skill set.

STREAM: Last match at White Hart Lane pits Spurs, Man Utd

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The final match at White Hart Lane will not feature the visitors’ most important player (Watch live, 11:30 a.m. ET Sunday on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

Manchester United star Paul Pogba has not traveled for the match at Tottenham following the death of his father.

For Spurs, it’s the last time they’ll entertain a Premier League encounter at the 118-year-old venue. Our own Joe Prince-Wright is on hand for the occasion.



Tottenham Hotspur: loris (C), Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Wanyama, Eriksen, Son, Dele, Kane. Subs: Vorm, Walker, Wimmer, Dembele, Sissoko, Nkoudou, Janssen.

Manchester United: De Gea, Tuanzebe, Bailly, Jones, Smalling, Blind, Carrick, Mata, Rooney, Lingard, Martial. Subs: Romero, Darmian, Mitchell, Herrera, McTominay, Mkhitaryan, Rashford.

STREAM LIVE: Arsenal’s Top Four push reaches Stoke

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Arsenal’s hopes of reaching the Top Four need a win from a stadium which has treated the club poorly for the better part of a decade (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com)

The Gunners are off to bet365 Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent to face Stoke City, a club with three wins and three draws over its last six visits from Arsenal.



Stoke City: Butland; Johnson, Shawcross, Martins Indi, Pieters; Whelan, Cameron, Allen; Arnautovic, Diouf, Shaqiri. Subs: Grant; Muniesa, Berahino, Adam, Walters, Crouch, Ramadan.

Arsenal: Cech; Mustafi, Koscielny, Holding; Bellerin, Xhaka, Coquelin, Monreal; Ozil, Sanchez; Giroud. Subs: Ospina, Gabriel, Elneny, Ramsey, Iwobi, Walcott, Welbeck.

Stream Live: Chelsea’s next step, Boro’s last breath?

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Middlesbrough needs to produce a major upset if it hopes to stay in the Premier League next season, starting down Chelsea and relegation at Stamford Bridge on Monday (Watch live, 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

Boro will be relegated with a loss on Monday, while Chelsea can win the Premier League with a win Monday and another Friday against West Bromwich Albion.

Polar opposite aims.


USMNT backstop Brad Guzan is between the sticks again for Middlesbrough.


Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill (c); Moses, Fabregas, Matic, Alonso; Pedro, Diego Costa, Hazard. Subs: Begovic, Terry, Zouma, Ake, Chalobah, Loftus-Cheek, Willian.

Middlesbrough: Guzan, Fabio, Chambers, Gibson, Friend (c), De Roon, Clayton, Forshaw, Traore, Negredo, Downing. Subs: Konstantopoulos, Barragan, Bernardo, Leadbitter, Guedioura, Gestede, Bamford.

STREAM: Spurs play fourth-straight London Derby

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Tottenham Hotspur hope to make Chelsea’s seat a bit hotter in the race for the Premier League title when visits London Stadium for a date with West Ham United on Friday (Watch live at 3 p.m. ET Friday on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).


It’s the fourth-straight London Derby for Spurs, who fell to Chelsea in an FA Cup semifinal before beating Crystal Palace and Arsenal in the league.

A West Ham win would finally clinch safety in what’s been a forgettable and disappointing season for the Irons.


West Ham United: Adrian, Cresswell, Fonte, Reid, Collins, Byram, Kouyate, Noble, Lanzini, Ayew, Calleri. Subs: Randolph, Nordtveit, Feghouli, Snodgrass, Fletcher, Fernandes, Rice.

Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Wanyama, Son, Eriksen, Dele, Kane. Subs: Vorm, Trippier, Wimmer, Dembele, Nkoudou, Sissoko, Janssen.