Chelsea will entertain the return of Jose Mourinho back to Stamford Bridge as they play Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday in the early kick-off.
Chelsea will the midfield maestro for the clash against Tottenham Hotspur, Jorginho and Matteo Kovacic will be the two midfielders to anchor the midfield.
Tammy Abraham is doubtful for the clash against Tottenham Hotspur but could race against time to play after missing out on the 2-0 defeat to Manchester United in their last time out.
Spurs will be without their highest goal scorers Harry Kane and Son Heung-men are definitely out of this tie due to injuries.
HEAD TO HEAD:
The big clash on Saturday will be the 166th competitive game between the two clubs, with Chelsea registering 71 wins in comparison to 54 victories for Spurs.
The Blues have won the last three head-to-heads, the latest coming at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in December.
However, Spurs had prevailed in four of the half-a-dozen games preceding that run, while it has been 10 meetings since a draw was recorded between the sides.
The Blues have not been in the best of form, they have just one win in their last five games with two defeats and two draws.
Frank Lampard’s men have dropped form tremendously and they see their top-four position been threatened by the likes of Manchester United and Tottenham who they were far above on the top of the Premier League some months ago.
The white Lily is getting better under Jose Mourinho, they have three wins in their last five games with a defeat and a draw in all competition.
Arrizabalaga; Zouma, Rudiger, Tomori; James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Willian, Mount, Abraham.
Lloris; Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Tanganga; Dier, Ndombele; Fernandes, Lo Celso, Bergwijn; Alli.
Chelsea 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur