Obviously, Chelsea aren’t exactly fighting for their lives on this front, but a loss would make things interesting. With their title challenge collapsing and Thomas Tuché struggling to find a winning formula, Spurs could benefit from it.
While Tuchel will take courage with the ease with which he beats aside Antonio Contemen’s Carabao Cup, Spurs’ dramatic win over Leicester City will surely give them confidence heading to Stamford Bridge.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Date, kick-off time and venue
The Premier League meeting is scheduled to kick off at 4.30pm GMT on Sunday January 23, 2022.
Stamford Bridge in London will host it.
Where to watch Chelsea vs Tottenham
TV channel: The game will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HD.
Live Stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the game via the Sky Go app.
LIVE coverage: Follow all the action with Standard Sport’s LIVE match blog.
Chelsea vs Tottenham team news
Eric Dier is back in contention for Spurs, although Heung-min Son continues to miss.
Both players have been out in recent weeks with hamstring issues, which have stretched Thomas Tuchéthe team to the limit during their punishing schedule.
Chalobah is expected to be back in action after the upcoming mid-season break, while James is also closing in on a return.
But Tuchel will again be without Andreas Christensen for the Spurs game as he continues to recover from a back injury.
The Chelsea manager declined to say too much about James’ schedule when speaking on Friday, but admitted: “We have a schedule but we won’t make it public because otherwise we’ll just be asked about the schedule. .
Chelsea vs Tottenham Prediction
It’s hard to look past the ease with which Chelsea dispatched Tottenham to the Carabao Cup, even in light of Spurs’ form in the Premier League under Conte.
Chelsea won 2-1.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
Chelsea win: 76
Tottenham win: 55
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