Photo Credit: The Sun
Match Venue And Kick-Off Time
Tottenham Hotspur will face off against Chelsea at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday by 14:30 WAT in a highly-anticipated Premier League clash.
Tottenham is looking to build on their recent 2-0 victory over West Ham United, which came after back-to-back defeats against Leicester City and AC Milan in the Premier League and UEFA Champions League, respectively.
The win saw Tottenham climb to fourth place on the league table, although they have played one more match than Newcastle United.
Meanwhile, Chelsea has struggled to perform despite significant investments in the squad during the winter transfer window.
The Blues have only managed to win one of their last ten games across all competitions, scoring just four goals while conceding eleven.
However, they will hope to turn things around when they take on their London rivals on Sunday.
Chelsea has had the upper hand against Tottenham in their last ten meetings, winning six and drawing four.
However, given their current form, Spurs might have a chance to win. The game is expected to be a challenging encounter for both teams, with Tottenham hoping to secure another win to maintain their position on the league table, while Chelsea will be looking to secure a crucial victory to get their season back on track.
Tottenham will be without their manager Antonio Conte due to ill health. Assistant manager Cristian Sellini will be taking over the team for the match.
Sellini will have to form the starting lineup without the services of Hugo Lloris, Yves Bissouma, Rodrigo Bentancur, and Ryan Sessegnon, who are all out due to injuries.
However, Richarlison, Oliver Skipp, and Ben Davies are all expected to be in the starting lineup for Tottenham.
Tottenham is likely to use a 3-4-2-1 formation with the potential starting lineup of Forster in goal, Romero, Dier, and Lenglet as the back three, Royal, Skipp, Højbjerg, and Davies in midfield, and Kulusevski, Richarlison, and Kane as the front three.
Possible Formation: (3-4-2-1)
Potential Starting XI: Forster; Romero, Dier, Lenglet; Royal, Skipp, Højbjerg, Davies; Kulusevski, Richarlison; Kane.
Photo Credit: Create Formation
On the other hand, Chelsea will be without Cesare Azpilicueta, Armando Broja, N'Golo Kante, Christian Pulisic, and Edouard Mendy, who are out due to various reasons, including injury and concussion.
Thiago Silva, Mykhailo Mudryk, Reece James, and Kai Havertz are all potential starters for Chelsea, as their manager, Potter, looks to improve their current form.
Chelsea is likely to use a 4-2-3-1 formation with Kepa in goal, James, Silva, Badiashile, and Chilwell as the back four, Kovacic and Fernandez in midfield, and Madueke, Felix, and Mudryk as the attacking midfielders, with Havertz as the lone striker.
Possible Formation: (4-2-3-1)
Potential Starting XI: Kepa; James, Silva, Badiashile, Chilwell; Kovacic, Fernandez; Madueke, Felix, Mudryk; Havertz.
Photo Credit: Create Formation
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