Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea

Chelsea FC is set to face off against Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League on November 6. The contest will commence at 20:00 UTC.

Known variously as Spurs, Tottenham, Tottenham Hotspur FC, or Totthenham, the North London club will reengage in competition with Chelsea FC, also known as Chelsea, eight months succeeding their prior Premier League matchup which saw Tottenham emerge victorious with a 2-0 scoreline. Currently, Tottenham is experiencing a strong series of performances, having triumphed in their recent fixtures against Crystal Palace, Fulham, and Luton, which has extended their series of undefeated matches to six.

Chelsea enters the upcoming match with positive momentum as well, following a 2-0 victory in the League Cup against Blackburn.

Recent Form

Looking at recent performances, Tottenham has been on a triumphant run, securing victories over Crystal Palace, Fulham, and Luton in their last three matches. Chelsea also comes off a win against Blackburn in their last outing. To detail the teams’ records, Tottenham has achieved victory in 11 out of their last 19 games, with 5 losses and 3 draws. Chelsea, in comparison, has 7 wins, 8 losses, and 5 draws in their last 20 games.

In their six latest matches, Tottenham has recorded five victories (1-2 against Crystal Palace on October 28, 2-0 against Fulham on October 24, 0-1 against Luton on October 7, 2-1 against Sheffield United on September 16, and 2-5 against Burnley on September 2) and one draw (2-2 against Arsenal on September 24).

In a similar stretch, Chelsea has clinched four wins (2-0 against Blackburn on November 2, 1-4 against Burnley on October 7, 0-2 against Fulham on October 3, and 1-0 against Brighton on September 28), one loss (0-2 against Brentford on October 28), and one draw (2-2 against Arsenal on October 22).

Team News

Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham’s manager Ange Postecoglou will not have the services of Destiny Udogie due to a muscle injury, Ryan Sessegnon who is recovering from surgery, Ivan Perisic with a cruciate ligament tear, Manor Solomon out with a meniscus injury, and Alfie Whiteman sidelined by an ankle injury.


On the other side, Chelsea’s head coach Mauricio Pochettino faces the challenge of compensating for absent players. Trevoh Chalobah with thigh issues, Marcus Bettinelli with an unspecified injury, Wesley Fofana suffering from a cruciate ligament tear, and Ben Chilwell with a hamstring injury are all unavailable for selection.

Head-to-head Analysis

The history of encounters between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea since September 2021 shows a total of six meetings. Tottenham has claimed one victory, with one game ending in a stalemate, while Chelsea has taken the upper hand four times. Their last engagement was on February 26, 2023, in the Premier League, where Tottenham secured a 2-0 win. In their head-to-head battles, Tottenham has netted a total of 4 goals to Chelsea’s 10.

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