The Portugal star helped United claim a 3-2 in front of interim manager Ralf Rangnick.
A Sergio Canos own goal and a strike from Son Heung-min saw Spurs triumph 2-0.
Eight men, now in their 40s and 50s, say Bennell abused them when they played schoolboy football for teams in north-west England four decades ago.
The omicron variant of Covid-19 has created fresh concern around the world.
The showpiece match was marred by disorder before, during and after it.
A 4-1 Merseyside derby humbling on Wednesday night extended their winless run to eight Premier League matches.
Reds cruised to a 4-1 win.
The veteran German will be in charge for the game against Crystal Palace on Sunday.
A heavy defeat to Liverpool on Wednesday evening was costly.
A lack of time on the pitch could see Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta depart the Premier League.