Chelsea will lock their horns against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday. The match is going to be really vital for both the sides in terms of finishing in the top four positions at the end of the season to ensure a spot in the UEFA Champions League next season. Tottenham Hotspur are currently situated at the fourth position in the League Table. On the other hand, Chelsea are situated at the fifth position in the League Table. Chelsea are 5 points behind the Spurs side and the season is at it’s high end. In this circumstances, the match between the Blues and Tottenham Hotspur is going to be more than interesting ever.
Antonio Conte will be desperate to win the match against Tottenham Hotspur to decrease the point gap between the two sides. A win for Chelsea will also increase their mental confidence in the finishing lap of the season. As we all know, Tottenham Hotspur have an old record of bottling up in the pressure situation. The same thing will be again expected for them in this time. They are out of the UEFA Champions League with a defeat against Juventus at their home Wembley Stadium in this season. Mauricio Pochettino will be desperate to remove this tag from his side. They will be desperate to get a win in this match or at least salvage a point to qualify for the Champions League in the next season.
Team News :
Andreas Christensen will be available for the Blues after missing the previous match. David Luiz is unavailable due to knee injury. Thibaut Courtois will yet again surely start in goal while Christensen, Azpilicueta and Rudiger might start for Chelsea in a three man central defense, while Moses and Alonso will be there at two flanks. Fabregas and Kante will always be present in the heart of the midfield for Chelsea. Willian, Giroud and Hazard will be there upfront for the Blues against, which will be a boost for Antonio Conte and his plans of beating Tottenham Hotspur.
Tottenham Hotspur :
Hugo Lloris will play as the Goalkeeper position in the match against the Blues for Tottenham Hotspur. Jan Vertonghen and Davidson Sanchez will be there in the central defense for Spurs. Aurier will play in the right back position and Danny Rose will play in the left back position for Tottenham Hotspur in this vital match. Eric Dier and Moussa Dembele will play as the central defensive midfielders in the Spurs side. On the other hand, Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Heung- Min Son will play as the attacking midfielders for the Tottenham Hotspur side. Harry Kane will lead the attack of Spurs from the upfront. Erik Lamela and Sissoko are also two options available in the hand of Mauricio Pochettino to play against Chelsea.
Possible Starting Eleven :
Goalkeeper : Thibaut Courtois
Defenders :Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen, Cesar Azpilicueta.
Midfielders : Victor Moses, N’Golo Kante, Cesc Fabregas, Davide Zappacosta.
Attackers : Pedro, Olivier Giroud, Eden Hazard.
Tottenham Hotspur : (3-4-3)
Goalkeeper : Lloris.
Defenders : Sanchez, Vertonghen, Davies.
Midfielders : Trippier, Dembele, Dier, Rose.
Attackers : Eriksen, Alli, Kane.
My Score Prediction :
Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur.