In a weekend match in week 23, on Sun Jan 23rd, Chelsea plays host to Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League match in the anticipated London derby. Chelsea is fresh off their 5-1 win against Chesterfield. Timo Werner scored the first goal for Chelsea in the 6th minute, then Callum Hudson-Odoi added another in the 18th minute. With 17 points in their last 10 matches Chelsea should be reasonably happy with their performance, while in their last match, Tottenham Hotspur recorded a 3-1 win against Morecambe. Anthony O’Connor struck first for Morecambe in the 33rd minute on a feed from Alfie McCalmont, but Harry Winks got the equalizer for Tottenham Hotspur in the 74th minute Finally they completed the comback victory in the 85th minute on a goal by Lucas Moura to cap off a wild match. Tottenham Hotspur should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 21 points in their last 10 matches.
On the 19th of September, Tottenham Hotspur hosted Chelsea at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in their last match together. Chelsea won by a score of 3 to 0. Thiago Silva scored the first goal for Chelsea in the 49th minute, then N’Golo Kanté added another in the 57th minute on a feed from Mateo Kovačić In the end, Tottenham Hotspur was frustrated by Chelsea’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Chelsea ended the match with the shutout victory.
Tottenham Hotspur is glad to have Harry Kane in top form. In the last five matches the attacker has scored 4 goals. Chelsea’s most prolific scorer has been Romelu Lukaku. He has netted three goals over the last 5 matches
Chelsea will be without N’Golo Kanté, Reece James, Timo Werner and Andreas Christensen, while Tottenham Hotspur will be without Heung-Min Son and Steven Bergwijn.