Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur: Possible starting XI, head-to-head, preview

Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur: Possible starting XI, head-to-head, preview

- Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur is one of the tough Premier League ties of on Wednesday night, February 27

- The Blues are currently occupying sixth position while Tottenham are third on the standings

- Chelsea have only lost one of their last 32 home games against Spurs in all competitions

Chelsea will on Wednesday night, February 27, host rivals Tottenham in what is expected to be a tough Premier League fixture considering their positions on the topflight standings.

The Blues will go into this match against Spurs with aggressive minds and a way to seek redemption after losing the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City at Wembley.

Tottenham on the other hand go into the game on the back of a shock 2-1 defeat at Burnley and are six points off leaders Liverpool and five behind Manchester City with 11 games remaining.

Chelsea have only lost one of their last 32 home games against Spurs in all competitions and that defeat came last season in the same corresponding fixture at Stamford Bridge losing 1-3.

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The Blues have also failed to score in three of their last four Premier League games this term and will want to be impressive against their visitors on Wednesday night, February 27.

Ahead of this Premier League encounter, Tottenham are still without Dele Alli and Eric Dier who are both out with injuries.

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will also have to decide if to start rebel goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga following how he failed to be subbed against Man City.

Chelsea possible starting lineup:

Kepa; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic; Hudson-Odoi, Higuain, Hazard

Tottenham Hotspur possible starting lineup:

Lloris; Alderweireld, Sanchez, Vertonghen; Trippier, Sissoko, Winks, Davies; Eriksen; Kane, Son

Meanwhile, Tottenham are currently occupying third position on the Premier League standings, while Chelsea occupy sixth position going into this match.

Tottenham are looking to do the double over Chelsea for the first time in the Premier League history.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea doctor Paco Biosca had to console Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero following Kepa Arrizabalaga's refusal to be substituted for him in the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City.

Kepa Arrizabalaga was called to be subbed before the end of the extra time at the Wembley stadium against the Citizens, but the Spaniard refused to leave the pitch.

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