Most teams would have failed from the onslaught by the Swans after detection this was their one chance to win against the champions at home but like all Jose Mourinho teams, they were tight at the back and Fatembi Gomis, Andre Ayew and Alberto Moreno could not break down John Terry and Tim Cahill.
In the long run, that's what actually matters, getting the job done in whichever scenario you find yourself and Chelsea understand just how to do that.
The return of tinker guy-
Well, his side's opening day 4-2 win over Sunderland in which the gaffer revealed he used sounds from rock band Kasabian to inspire his team to victory during pre-match discussions in the dressing room.
With Ranieri around, we are in for more play on the touchlines and other revelations regarding his occasionally unorthodox style of training.
Van Gaal ought to be worried- this was supposed to be the year Manchester United finally bring home a prize after a two year drought but watching the Red Devils tackle Spurs at Old Trafford could not help but believe how the team would manage if Wayne Rooney gets injured.
The selling of release of Radamel Falcao and Robin Van Persie has really shortened the team's attacking prowess and it's critical that LVG strive get at least one recognized striker before September 1st deadline when the transfer window closes.
The team lacked bite and if not for Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero who impressed on his home debut for United, Tottenham would've left a point to Manchester.