Tottenham Hotspur will host Chelsea at White Hart Lane this weekend in their third home game of the season.Spurs are level points with Arsenal at the top of the table only behind on goal difference. Where as Chelsea stand fourth behind Manchester City.
What a match we have in our hands! Matches involving these two sides attract a lot of media attention. The players and their supporters are usually not left out in the rivalry. However, this weekend's match has a twist to it. Andre Villas-Boas and Jose Mourinho will be meeting for the first time since the duo parted ways since their days in Inter Milan in 2010.
The handshake definitely will be very cold when these two file out of the dugout. Cameramen will no doubt will fall over themselves in order to capture that handshake.
Danny Rose will make a comeback in the spurs substitution as he is completely recovered from injury where as Lenon is doubtful having failed to complete fitness test. Younes Kaboul is also doubtful due to ankle injury.
Chelsea’s Marco van Ginkel will miss football at least for six months as he suffered from anterior cruciate ligament injury this mid-week game against Swindon Town. Rameris also got injured in the game and in doubtful for clash against Spurs.
Possible Line ups and Formations
Walker Naughton Dawson Vertonghen
Eriksen Paulinho Sigurdsson, Lamela
Ivanovic, Cole, Luiz, Cahill, Terry,
Lampard, Oscar, Hazard, Mata,
Mata will be a surprise inclusion in the team. However, if he fails to make it to the starting line up, Oscar will take his place with Mikel returning to play his role.
Big Match Stats
Spurs have only lost five out of fourteen clashes with the Blues.Tottenham has one of the best defensive starts so far having conceded only once this season.
No Chelsea striker has scored in the Premier League so far this season
How do you think the game will end? Chelsea looks set to win this one.
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