Place: Tottenham Hotspur Arena. London.
Date: on the 24th of November, 2018 (Saturday)
Match start: 18:30 (GMT+1)
After recovery of the leaders the Spurs have won four matches in a row in all tournaments and improved the situation. In particular, in the championship now the lag from the third place where the Blues are now makes only one point.
Future match will become the first for Pochettino’s team at new stadium.
The coach isn’t really glad to move as because of it Tottenham was left without summer transfers — all free money funds of the club were spent on preparation for opening of the new stadium.
After defeat from Manchester City Mauricio even hinted that he had no objection to head Real. Of course, he made it indirectly.
Tottenham remains the only team of the Premier League which hasn’t yet ended the game in a draw. In 12 matches the Spurs have gained 9 victories and 3 defeats.
Maurizio Sarri’s team hasn’t lost as for now. But draw results are pulling the Blues down, after the draw result with Everton the team takes the third line though until recently it has taken the schedule of Manchester City.
Jorginho breaks records by the number of assists but the accuracy of them is at the very high level – 91.3%.
It is remarkable that it is only the fourth indicator in the team after Antonio Rüdiger, Ross Barkley and Mateo Kovačić.
In five away matches Chelsea has missed only one goal. The truth is that the rivals were the teams from the lower part of the table.
Newcastle was the only team that has managed to score (2:1).
Head-to- heads Tottenham vs Chelsea
On the 1st of April the Spurs has broken more than 20-year damnation according to which they could not win on Stamford Bridge (3:1).
In the first round of the previous championship Chelsea, however, has won away match over them (2:1).
Bookmaker coefficients on the match Tottenham vs Chelsea
Tottenham to win – 2.60
Draw – 3.50;
Chelsea to win – 2.60
It would be wise to use combo bet for this match.
For example, the fact that the debut of the new arena is taking place obliges the hosts to mobilize all efforts for gaining the points.
The victory is most preferable but taking into consideration the status of the rival the Spurs will be glad a draw result as well.
At least, it will leave Pochettino’s team in a group of leaders.