Six successive wins has lifted Chelsea to the top of the table, though they could be third by the time this match kicks off. However, they will be confident of topping the Premier League by the close of play on Saturday having not lost a league game at home to Tottenham since 1990.
Spurs have won only one of their last nine competitive outings and were knocked out of the Champions League in midweek. They will look to exact revenge on Chelsea having seen their title hopes ended in the 2-2 draw between the pair in west London back in May.
Chelsea don’t look like conceding at present and should inflict further misery upon an out of sorts Spurs side. Naijabet.com
Chelsea – Kurt Zouma and Marco van Ginkel are both lacking match fitness for the hosts, though are Antonio Conte’s only injury concerns.
The Chelsea boss could name an unchanged XI for the welcome of Tottenham.
Tottenham – Tottenham are without Marcus Edwards, Erik Lamela, Ben Davies and Toby Alderweireld through injury.
Danny Rose is suspended due to an accumulation of yellow cards, with Jan Vertonghen expected to start at left-back.
Harry Winks is pushing for a third successive start, though Mauricio Pochettino could drop the youngster to the bench for this one.
Chelsea have kept a clean sheet in their last 6 matches in Premier League.
Chelsea are undefeated in their last 20 home matches against Tottenham in all competitions.
Chelsea have won their last 6 matches (Premier League).
Chelsea have been winning at both half time and full time in their last 5 Premier League matches .
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Chelsea’s last 6home games (Premier League).
Tottenham have drawn their last 3 away matches (Premier League).
Chelsea have won with at least a 3 goal margin in their last 3home matches (Premier League).
Chelsea have scored at least 2 goals in their last 5 home matches against Tottenham in all competitions.
There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Tottenham’s last 3 away games (Premier League).