Chelsea vs Tottenham Predicted Lineups

A Chelsea squad ravaged by injuries will hope to put a dent in Tottenham’s Champions League hopes by claiming all three points at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.

Both Chelsea and Spurs still have an outside chance of qualifying for the Europa League and Champions League respectively as they have games in hand on their closest rivals, one of which takes place tonight.

Chelsea Team News

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Mauricio Pochettino is currently dealing with an injury crisis as no less than FOURTEEN players have been ruled out – Thiago Silva, Enzo Fernandez, Wesley Fofana, Reece James, Romeo Lavia, Axel Disasi, Raheem Sterling, Lesley Ugochukwu, Malo Gusto, Ben Chilwell, Carney Chukwuemeka, Robert Sanchez, Christopher Nkunku and Levi Colwill.

Silva recently announced his departure from Chelsea for the end of the season, but he’ll likely recover in time to feature again for the Blues before leaving.

Cole Palmer has been hugely impressive in his first season at Chelsea and remains their biggest attacking threat.

Tottenham Team News

Ange Postecoglou confirmed that Timo Werner is out for the rest of the season which means he might have played his last game for the club. Spurs need to decide whether to trigger the option to sign him permanently from RB Leipzig.

Destiny Udogie, Fraser Forster, Ryan Sessegnon, Manor Solomon and Ben Davies are also out.

Heung-min Son has 25 goal contributions this season.

Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Petrovic; Gilchrist, Chalobah, Badiashile, Cucurella; Caicedo, Gallagher; Madueke, Palmer, Mudryk; Jackson.

Tottenham (4-2-3-1): Vicario; Porro, Romero, Van de Ven, Emerson; Sarr, Bissouma; Kulusevski, Maddison, Son; Richarlison.

FAQs

What was the score the last time Chelsea played Tottenham? The last encounter ended in a 4-1 away victory for Chelsea.

Who are Chelsea playing next? Chelsea will face Liverpool next.

Who are Tottenham playing next? Tottenham’s next game is against Newcastle United.

What time is the kickoff? The match kicks off at 7:30 PM UK time.


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Author : [email protected] (Martin Macdonald)

Publish date : 2024-05-02 08:00:00

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