Sunday hosts a West London vs North London derby, and as the game draws near, we preview it with key facts and figures...
Chelsea vs Tottenham head to head
Last season we achieved a league double against Spurs for the first time since 2005/06.Chelsea have only lost one of our last 34 home games against Tottenham in all competitions (22 wins 11 draws).The one defeat was in April 2018 when Spurs won 3-1 with goals from Dele Alli (two) and Christian Eriksen.Tottenham have conceded more Premier League goals against Chelsea than they have against any other team in the competition’s history (102).
Biggest league win for each team
Tottenham 5-0 Chelsea - 1920/21Tottenham 1-6 Chelsea - 1997/98
Chelsea’s biggest league win at home is 4-0 in 2001/02 and 2013/14.Tottenham’s biggest win at Stamford Bridge is 4-0 in 1920/21 and 1933/34.
Last season’s corresponding game
CHELSEA 2 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1Premier League, Stamford Bridge, 22.02.20, 12.30pm
Chelsea (3-4-2-1) Caballero; Azpilicueta (c), Christensen, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Mount, Barkley (Willian 77); Giroud (Abraham 70)Unused subs Arrizabalaga, Zouma, Emerson, Gilmour, Loftus-CheekBooked Christensen 64Scorers Giroud 15, Alonso 48Head coach Frank Lampard
Tottenham Hotspur (5-4-1) Lloris (c); Tanganga, Sanchez, Alderweireld (Aurier 78), Vertonghen, Davies; Lo Celso, Ndombele (Lamela 62), Winks, Moura; Bergwijn (Alli 78)Unused subs Gazzaniga, Skipp, Dier, FernandesBooked Winks 22, Lo Celso 81Scorer Rudiger own-goal 89Head coach Jose Mourinho
Referee Michael OliverAttendance 40,608
Since the start of 2018/19, Chelsea have won eight of our 10 home London derbies in the Premier League.Frank Lampard’s side have yet to lose after his side led a game this season.Since the start of last season, Tammy Abraham has scored 23 goals in all competitions, 11 more than any other Chelsea player.Olivier Giroud has scored nine times for Chelsea in 971 minutes since Project Restart, at a rate of a goal every 108 minutes.Edouard Mendy has kept seven clean sheets in his 10 appearances for the Blues and has conceded three goals.
Premier League scorers
Werner 4, Abraham 3, Jorginho 3 (3 pens), Zouma 3, Chilwell 2, Havertz 1, Hudson-Odoi 1, James 1, Mount 1, Thiago Silva 1, Ziyech 1, own-goals 1
If selected, Jorginho will make his 100th start for the club and Olivier Giroud will make his 50th start for Chelsea.
Since Mourinho took over as Tottenham head coach a year ago last weekend, they have won 65 points in the Premier League with only Liverpool (85) and Man City (68) winning more in the same period.
Premier League scorers
Son 9, Kane 7 (2 pens), Aurier 1, Bale 1, Lo Celso 1, Moura 1, Ndombele 1
Jose Mourinho’s record vs Chelsea
Won: 4Drawn: 2Lost: 6
Tottenham’s last Premier League game
Saturday 21 NovemberTottenham 2 Manchester City 0Team 4-2-3-1: Lloris (c); Aurier, Alderweireld (Rodon 81), Dier, Reguilon; Sissoko, Hojbjerg; Son, Ndombele (Lo Celso 65), Bergwijn (Moura 73); KaneScorers: Son 5, Lo Celso 65
Tottenham’s major summer moves
INSGareth Bale Real Madrid, loanMatt Doherty WolvesJoe Hart BurnleyPierre-Emile Hojbjerg SouthamptonSergio Reguilon Real MadridJoe Rodon SwanseaCarlos Vinicius Benfica, loan
OUTSCameron Carter-Vickers Bournemouth, loanJuan Foyth Villarreal, loanTroy Parrott Millwall, loanRyan Sessegnon Hoffenheim, loanOliver Skipp Norwich, loanJan Vertonghen Released, now BenficaMichel Vorm Released and has now retiredKyle Walker-Peters Southampton