Tottenham vs. Chelsea: Premier League – Match Preview

Tottenham entertain Chelsea in the hosts first ever Premier League fixture at Wembley Stadium.

Spurs got their campaign off and running with a 2-0 win away at Newcastle United last weekend.

Goals from Dele Alli and Ben Davies secured a comfortable win for Mauricio Pochettino’s men.

Chelsea were stunned at home by Burnley, losing 3-2 to Sean Dyche’s men and finishing with nine men!

Alvaro Morata and David Luiz scored to give them hope of a comeback, however it was too little too late.

Enhanced match odds

Tottenham to beat Chelsea: 25/1 with Coral*

Tottenham to beat Chelsea: 30/1 with Paddy Power*

Chelsea to beat Tottenham: 50/1 with Paddy Power*

Tottenham 30/1 or Chelsea 50/1 with Betfair*

Match history
Both sides won the home league fixtures this term, with Dele Alli scoring twice in the most recent fixture.

Chelsea got the better of Tottenham in the FA Cup Semi-Final last season too, with Willian scoring a brace.

Last five Premier League meetings
Tottenham 2 Chelsea 0 – 04/01/17
Chelsea 2 Tottenham 1 – 26/11/16
Chelsea 2 Tottenham 2 – 02/05/16
Tottenham 0 Chelsea 0 – 29/11/15
Tottenham 5 Chelsea 3 – 01/01/15

Tottenham DNB – 8/15 with 888 Sport

Team news
Victor Wanyama is expected to return to the starting XI here having been among the subs for the win at Newcastle.

Kieran Trippier and Erik Lamela remain absent, meaning Kyle Walker-Peters will continue from right back.

One of Eden Hazard or Tiemoue Bakayoko are expected to be risked on Sunday.

Luiz could feature in central midfield, whilst Morata is expected to replace Michy Batshuayi up tops.

Expected starting XI’s
Tottenham (3-4-2-1): Lloris; Dier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Walker-Peters, Wanyama, Dembele, Davies; Alli, Eriksen; Kane
Chelsea (3-4-3): Courtois; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Christensen; Moses, Kante, Luiz, Alonso; Hazard, Morata, Willian

Predictions

Result: Draw (13/5 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 1-1 (6/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Dele Alli (21/10 with Betfair)

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