Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur Match preview
Stamford Bridge will be the stadium to host an interesting big London derby between in-form teams Chelsea taking on Tottenham this Sunday in Premier League.
Frank Lampard’s side were superb in the wins over Burnley and Sheffield United, before enjoying a 2-0 comfortable win last weekend away to Newcastle in a game that saw Tammy Abraham continue his fine form with a well-taken goal.
Meanwhile, Spurs beat Manchester City 2-0 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium before thrashing Ludogorets 4-0 in the Europa League on Thursday.
- Chelsea has featured in nine EPL matches this season, winning five times drawn thrice and lost once
- The Blues have registered four clean-sheets out of nine EPL matches this season.
- Tottenham Spurs have registered three clean-sheets out of nine EPL matches this season.
- Spurs have featured in nine EPL matches this season winning six times, drawn twice and lost once.
- Chelsea has won twice in the last three home EPL matches this season.
- Tottenham Spurs have won the three away EPL matches this season.
Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur Head to Head
The previous encounter between these teams was during EFL Cup whereby the results were affirmed through penalty. Spurs carried the day over Chelsea 5-3 penalties.
The last time Spurs won an EPL match against Chelsea was back in 2018.
It will be a boost to Chelsea for Christian Pulisic is likely to come back in contention after he missed the last four weeks with a hamstring injury.
Kai Havertz is back after he recovered from COVID-19, while Billy Gilmour is getting closer to full fitness and is also likely to feature. The boss has a huge squad to choose from, especially forward with Hudson-Odoi, Abraham, Giroud and Werner all impressive in recent matches.
Tottenham Hotspur Team News
Tottenham will miss the services of Toby Alderwiereld who was injured in the win against Manchester City last week, but he may return sooner than initially announced. Davinson Sanchez will take his place or still Joe Rodon is in contention in the starting lineup.
Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur Prediction
Spurs are top for a reason and will be full of confidence after beating Man City 2-0 last time out, but the hosts have an advantage as they have two extra days to rest before the clash.
Both teams have so many great options in the attacking system but are still a little shaky defensive.
Goals – Over 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced more than two goals in their previous encounter; therefore chances of scoring more than two goals are likely to be on the scoresheet.
We expect goals to be produced in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits
Betway are backing the goals with 1.73 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.81.
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