29/09/2020 Daily Football Predictions: EFL CUP, Tottenham Hotspurs vs Chelsea preview

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The Carabao cup is set to continue this Tuesday night, with Premier League teams scheduled to play. This sees Tottenham Hotspurs side welcome Chelsea at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the fourth round.

Tottenham Hotspurs vs Chelsea preview

Spurs are tasked to play a tight schedule, second game of the three matches in a span of less than a week with a Europa League qualifier set to be played on Thursday night. Jose Mourinho’s men were disappointed after they were denied victory against Newcastle United which ended 1-1 draw on Sunday, the Tuesday night contest will aim at quick mental as well as physical recovery.

Team News

Ahead of the clash, dependable forward Son Heung-Min remains a doubt after he was withdrawn at the break in Tottenham’s 1-1 draw with Newcastle with a hamstring issue 

With no new striker having arrived yet and Troy Parrott out on loan, that will likely leave Mourinho without a recognized centre-forward for this match, so Lucas Moura could lead the line. 

Real Madrid Sergio Reguilon, the summer signing, could make his Spurs bow at left-back after being an unused substitute at the weekend, meanwhile the hero Gareth Bale is yet not ready to make his second debut for the club. 

Despite Dele Alli being left out of the squad for Newcastle’s visit, the players rotation and rest will open doors for his appearance.

Ryan Sessegnon, Gedson Fernandes and Joe Hart will be hopeful have an opportunity and also improving Tanguy Ndombele is also expected

Match Facts

  •  Chelsea have won 4 matches against Tottenham in their 6 encounters.
  • The two sides have produced at least two goals in their last three meetings. 
  • Spurs have seen a single red card in their last 6 matches against Chelsea.
  • During these 6 encounters the pair only had a single draw which recorded no goal.

Chelsea vs Tottenham Draw

The last time Tottenham beat Chelsea was way back in 2018 as they beat the Blues 3-1 at the White Hartlane. However, since then, the north London side has failed to pick maximum points against the Blues. 

Callum Wilson scored a late, contentious penalty which earned Newcastle a point, forcing Tottenham to a draw nevertheless, the stalemate means Spurs are unbeaten in their last four matches, winning three. 

Jose Mourinho would like to put down his former employers, but a draw is expected in this London Derby on Tuesday night. Our pundits believe a draw will be recorded, Betway is giving draw 4.6 odds while 1xbet is giving 4.3 odds

All time scorers in both teams.

Olivier Giroud – 2.20 (Betway)

Abraham Tammy 2.20 (Betway) 

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