December 4, 2023

Mauricio Pochettino will tonight face his former employees Tottenham Hotspurs at white hart lane as he leads the blues to their first London Derby against Spurs under his tenure.

The Lilywhites maintained their first placed position by seeing off Crystal Palace 2-1 two Fridays ago, on the other hand Chelsea overcame Blackburn Rovers 2-0 in the midweek to reach the EFL Cup quarter-finals.

Spurs manager Ange Postecoglou has warned Pochettino not to expect a guard of honour when he returns to North London tonight.

While Spurs are currently two points behind Manchester City who demolished Bournemouth 6-1 on Saturday, a win tonight could see them return top of the premier league standings.

Chelsea currently occupies 13th position with 12 points and a win tonight could see them move to 10 position with 15 points.

INJURIES & SUSPENSIONS Spurs will be without Manor Solomon Alfie White man, Ben Davies, Destiny Udogie, Hugo Loris, Ivan Perisic, Ryan Sessegno.

Chelsea will be without Christopher Nkunku, Ben Chilwell, Trevoh Chalobah, Armando Broja,Carney Chukwuemeka, Mykhailo Mudryk, Romeo Lavia and Wesley Fofana.

In the last five meetings in London Derby, Spurs has managed only one win drawing one while losing the other three matches.


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