Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea predictions for Thursday’s Premier League showdown in North London. Thomas Tuchel takes his Chelsea team across town to play an under-pressure Spurs outfit.
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The two powerhouses have been in the title conversation during the 2020-21 campaign, but both Spurs and Chelsea are now seemingly focused on their top four prospects rather than an audacious bid for Premier League glory.
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The Spurs recently lost Harry Kane to injury, and that seems to be affecting them. They have dropped their intensity a bit, and have been dropping a concerning amount of points as well.
Tottenham: Lloris; Alderweireld, Dier, Rodon; Doherty, Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Davies; Bergwijn, Vinicius, Son
Chelsea: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Silva, Rudiger; Hudson-Odoi, Kovacic, Kante, Alonso; Pulisic, Werner; Giroud
Tottenham vs Chelsea
England – Premier League
Date: Thursday, 4 February 2021
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Tottenham vs Chelsea: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Tottenham have won only three of their last 11 Premier League fixtures.
- Seven of the previous eleven games had goals from both teams.
- Chelsea are unbeaten in four previous Premier League meetings with Spurs.
- Tottenham have won only one of their last four Premier League home games..
- The latest encounter between the two had ended in a 2-1 victory for the Spurs.
Tottenham vs Chelsea Prediction
Chelsea supporters got their first real taste of “Tuchel-ball” on Sunday when the Blues cruised to a 2-0 triumph over Burnley at Stamford Bridge, though the final score could have been far meatier had Nick Pope not made seven saves for the visitors.
Thursday’s encounter represents the 169th meeting between the two clubs in all competitions, with Chelsea boasting 72 wins compared to Tottenham’s 55.
Tottenham’s 3-1 reverse at home to a rampant Liverpool team on January 28 felt like a defining moment for Spurs, and their confidence looked visibly knocked in an abject performance against Brighton three days later.
November’s goalless draw ended Chelsea’s three-game winning run in the Premier League against Spurs, who have now failed to score in three of their last four top-flight meetings with the Blues.