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Tottenham vs. Chelsea Match Preview

19 Aug 2017 Keith M. ENGLAND: Premier League
ENGLAND: Premier League

Tottenham Hotspur

  • W
  • L
  • L
  • W
  • W

vs

Kick-off
15:00 GMT
20 August 2017

Chelsea FC

  • L
  • L
  • L
  • L
  • L

Kick-off
15:00 GMT 20 August 2017

The Tottenham vs. Chelsea match will be played on Sunday, at the Wembley Stadium, London. This is the second round derby match of Premier League 2017/18 season. In the first round, Tottenham defeated Newcastle on the road by 2:0, while Chelsea suffered a shocking loss at home against Burnley, the result was 3:2.

STATS

  • Tottenham played five friendly games during the summer. They recorded three victories and two defeats, but they faced strong teams in most of the matches.
  • Chelsea played only three friendly games during the summer, and they managed to beat only Arsenal. However, they defeated them in a more important match, the Community Shield.

HEAD TO HEAD

In their previous ten meetings, Tottenham recorded two victories, Chelsea beat them five times, while three games ended in a draw. In seven out of those ten games, the home team recorded a win.

TOTTENHAM NEWS

Tottenham started the season with the routine win against Newcastle, which returned to the Premiership after one season in the Championship. They have the highest ambitions again - they sold only Walker to Manchester City, the biggest stars stayed loyal to the club. In the first eight matches in Premier League 2017/18 season, Tottenham will face only Chelsea and Everton out of the teams which expect to fight for the top half of the table. If they beat Chelsea in the upcoming derby, they should be topping the league after eight rounds.

Latest matches: Tottenham Hotspur

13.08.2017 Prem Newcastle United Tottenham Hotspur 0:2 W
05.08.2017 Club Tottenham Hotspur Juventus Turin 2:0 W
29.07.2017 Inte Manchester City Tottenham Hotspur 3:0 L
26.07.2017 Inte Tottenham Hotspur AS Roma 2:3 L
23.07.2017 Inte Paris St Germain Tottenham Hotspur 2:4 W

CHELSEA NEWS

Burnley shocked Chelsea in the first round match, by beating them 3:2 at the Stamford Bridge. Chelsea finished the match with only nine players, and they will be without Fabregas and Cahill in the upcoming game, while Hazard and Bakayoko lack match fitness. However, former Monaco man might replace Fabregas in the next game.

Latest matches: Chelsea FC

12.08.2017 Prem Chelsea FC Burnley FC 2:3 L
06.08.2017 Comm Arsenal FC Chelsea FC 5:2 L
29.07.2017 Inte Chelsea FC Inter Milan 1:2 L
29.07.2017 Club Chelsea FC Inter Milan 1:2 L
25.07.2017 Club Chelsea FC Bayern Munich 2:3 L

SUMMING UP!

Tottenham is the favorite to win this match, but Chelsea is the reigning champion and shouldn't be underestimated.

About the author - Keith M.

Dedicated tipster with five years of experience. Devoted Arsenal fan and sports writer.

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