Chelsea vs Tottenham: North London Derby
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Chelsea vs Tottenham: North London Derby
Date : February 26,2018
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The first time these sides faced off this season, Chelsea had the better of Tottenham at Wembley winning by 2 goals to 1. Marcos Alonso scoring a brace, while Michy put one in the wrong net for the Home side. Since then, Tottenham has upped their game at their temporary home ground this season.

Chelsea vs Tottenham (Kick-off)

The next time these sides face each other, it will be at Stamford Bridge on the 1st of April, 2018.

Form And Table

Chelsea

Chelsea currently sits in 4th position in the Premier League, just 1 point ahead of their North London neighbors, Spurs. Chelsea, while in 4th, are just 3 points adrift Manchester United, who currently sit in 2nd place in the Premier League. Chelsea has been in good form this season, until January, when the team registered 2 wins in 9 games.

Tottenham

Spurs sit in 5th position in the Premier League, 1 point behind Chelsea. Spurs have a healthy 7-point lead ahead of Arsenal, so are guaranteed a top-5 finish. Spurs have been playing really well against the top sides, beating Arsenal, Manchester United, Real Madrid, etc. But have also lost key games or failed to pick up points needed for the top-4 spots.

Expected Result – Advantage: Chelsea

Chelsea should have the edge against Tottenham in this game considering they are playing at Stamford Bridge. Although Spurs have the better striker in Kane, Chelsea have Hazard and Willian in sublime form. Chelsea should edge Spurs in this encounter 3-2 with all the players listed above scoring.

There are 4 teams (Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and Spurs) vying for 3 Champions League spots. Should Chelsea lose this game against Spurs, it could open up the three remaining Champions League spots, with City all but confirmed a 1st place finish.

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