Chelsea vs Tottenham Matchday Preview from Ajokeonifaari for the EFL Carabao Cup semi-final first leg is due to take place later today between the two London clubs.
A London derby is poised to take place in the EFL Carabao Cup first leg, which is expected to be full of memories for Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino, who will be returning to a city he previously called home during his first spell in England.
So much is expected to happen, with both teams aiming for a win, which is feasible given their recent performances, but this might be another uncomfortable match for the Blues, who have been suffering despite Sunday’s 2-2 stalemate against Liverpool.
PREVIEW OF CHELSEA VS TOTTENHAM AND TEAM NEWS
Another tantalizing matchup, this time a London derby between two of the biggest clubs in the city, which has been good so far, earning them the right to be counted among the greatest alongside Arsenal, who have a lengthy history in the area.
Chelsea will face Tottenham in a contest that will determine who advances to the next stage of the EFL Carabao Cup final, with Arsenal and Liverpool meeting the next day in a two-legged match to pick a winner from both games.
INJURY UPDATE FOR CHELSEA AND TOTTENHAM
Thomas Tuchel revealed Trevoh Chalobah and Andreas Christensen will miss the match later today due to injuries, however he also confirmed Timo Werner’s return to the club, which is another positive sign as the team appears to be in fantastic shape.
WHAT WAS SAID IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES:
“Andreas is questionable for tomorrow,” the German remarked during his pre-match press conference. “Trevoh is out for tomorrow due to a recurrence of a previous injury.
“Timo Werner exercised yesterday; we still have one session left, and he feels a lot better, which is a great indication.”
“He participated in complete training, at full intensity, with no reaction. If today’s workout goes well, we’ll consider putting him on the bench and possibly giving him some playing time.’
CHELSEA VS TOTTENHAM XI AND FORMATION
Kepa Arrizabalaga; Malang Sarr, Antonio Rudiger, Thiago Silva; Cesar Azpilicueta, NGolo Kante, Jorginho, Marcos Alonso; Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic; Romelu Lukaku.
MATCHDAY KICKOFF TIME FOR CHELSEA VS TOTTENHAM
Chelsea Vs Tottenham Matchday Preview will be broadcast live from Stamford Bridge at 20:45 UK time and 8:45 Pm Nigeria time. You can also check which time the match will be broadcast from your location so you don’t miss any of the action later today.