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Tottenham extends unbeaten run by holding Chelsea 0-0

Rarely has a goalless stalemate satisfied Jose Mourinho so much.

Chelsea's draw at Tottenham on Sunday left the Premier League champions 15 points behind leader Manchester City and still without back-to-back wins in the team's title defense.

But the Blues were facing a Tottenham side that extended its unbeaten run in the league to 14 matches — the best since the 1984-85 season — and sits 10 points ahead of Chelsea in fifth place.

What the trip to White Hart Lane showed Mourinho is that his team is gradually rediscovering its spirit and defensive solidity with a third consecutive clean sheet, including the mid-week Champions League win against Maccabi Tel...