WATCH: Nemanja Matic pummels net with distance goal

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Nemanja Matic insured Chelsea’s FA Cup semifinal lead by hitting a ball so hard it barely rotated.

The thumping came from distance, as Chelsea built the first two-goal lead of a thrilling tie with London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

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Willian gave Chelsea 1-0 and 2-1 leads with a free kick and penalty kick, as Harry Kane and Dele Alli nabbed equalizers for Spurs.

Eden Hazard subbed into the game and buried a good-looking goal of his own before Matic added this one.