Chelsea vs Tottenham: Line-up, EPL prediction and result


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Mourinho pits his EPL leaders against his former club in Sunday’s London derby.

Latest EPL standings as well as fixtures and results are found below the predictions.

It’s a battle at the top of the English Premier League on Sunday, as Chelsea and Tottenham meet for a mouth-watering capital city derby.

Both sides are in contention to finish the weekend top of the EPL, as Jose Mourinho makes his latest return to Stamford Bridge with his league leaders.

Chelsea start the tenth round of fixtures third in the table and come into the rival clash off the back of three consecutive victories.

Frank Lampard’s side have seen off Newcastle, Sheffield United and Burnley either side of the international break.

Christian Pulisic is inching closer to his return in a blue shirt following a thigh injury.

Elsewhere the Blues have the luxury of a clean bill of health, with Thiago Silva eyeing up a defensive berth.

Tottenham have won four on the bounce to sit above reigning champions Liverpool on goal difference going into the weekend.

Mourinho’s men have hit their straps this season, as the white half of north London finally warms to the Portuguese boss.

Sunday looks to be too soon for Toby Alderweireld, who tweaked his groin during the win over Manchester City.

Joe Rodon could make his full debut in place of the Belgian international, while Erik Lamela and Giovani Lo Celso are both doubtful for the derby.

Chelsea vs Tottenham: Prediction

Prediction methodology explainedThe expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.

Chelsea vs Tottenham: EPL starting XI prediction

Probable Chelsea Starting XI: Edouard Mendy, Reece James, Kurt Zouma, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell, Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante, Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech, Tammy Abraham, Timo Werner.

Probable Tottenham Starting XI: Hugo Lloris, Serge Aurier, Joe Rodon, Eric Dier, Sergio Reguilon, Moussa Sissoko, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Steven Bergwijn, Tanguy Ndombele, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane.

All EPL fixtures and results for this weekend