It’s our third London derby already this season at the weekend and we build up to it with the Blues Bulletin, focusing on the key pre-match stats and information, with our new graphics…
Tottenham vs Chelsea head to head
Tottenham’s last league victory against us was at Wembley in November 2018 when they won 3-1.
Chelsea have won more Premier League matches against Tottenham (31) than we have against any other team in the competition.
Tottenham have conceded more Premier League goals against Chelsea (103) than they have against any other opponent.
Tottenham Hotspur (4-2-2-2): Lloris (c); Aurier, Alderweireld, Dier, Davies; Sissoko, Hojbjerg; Bergwijn (Moura 68), Ndombele (Lamela 68); Vinicius, Son
Unused subs Hart, Doherty, Sanchez, Rondon, Tanganga, Winks, Bale
Booked Alderweireld 50, Hojbjerg 62
Head coach Jose Mourinho
Chelsea (3-4-1-2): Mendy; Azpilicueta (c), Thiago Silva (Christensen 35), Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Kovacic (Kante 73), Alonso; Mount; Hudson-Odoi (Pulisic 64), Werner
Unused subs Arrizabalaga, Chilwell, Emerson, Ziyech, Giroud, Abraham
Booked Pulisic 79, Kante 81, Azpilicueta 88
Scorer Jorginho 24 (pen)
Head coach Thomas Tuchel
Referee Andre Marriner
TOTTENHAM 0-1 CHELSEA (A) | PREMIER LEAGUE
Chelsea’s reverse at Aston Villa on the final day of last season is our only defeat on the road in the Premier League since Thomas Tuchel took over. The other 10 away games include three draws at Southampton, Leeds and Liverpool and seven wins at Tottenham, Sheffield Utd, Liverpool, Crystal Palace, West Ham, Manchester City and Arsenal.
We are one point behind Arsenal in the all-time Premier League table. With a Blues victory and if Arsenal draw or lose at Burnley, we will move clear second behind Man Utd.
Since Thomas Tuchel’s first game in charge, only Manchester City (54) have won more Premier League points than Chelsea (48). Excluding the promoted sides, we have conceded the fewest goals that run (14).
Chelsea are unbeaten in our last 42 Premier League games when leading at half-time.
Premier League – seventh
FA Cup – fifth round
Carabao Cup – runners-up
Europa League – round of 16
Top scorer all competitions: Harry Kane 33 This season’s Premier League stats
Most starts: Seven players have started all four games
Most goals: Son 2, Alli 1
Most assists: Bergwijn 1
Most clean sheets: Lloris 3
Red cards: Tanganga 1
Tottenham will be looking to win their first three home games in a season for the first time since 2002/03. They have never kept a clean sheet in each of their first three home matches in a campaign (currently two clean sheets).
Spurs have won four (all with a clean sheet) of their last five home Premier League games.
Tottenham have won 28 points at home in the Premier League in 2021, only Man City (33) have picked up more in this period in the competition.
Only Man Utd and Aston Villa have won at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in the competition since Thomas Tuchel’s side won there in February.