London rivals Chelsea and Tottenham face off this weekend in a huge clash in the Premier League title race.
Both teams have been good so far this season and Sunday’s derby will be a major test of their title qualifiers.
Frank Lampard will face his former boss Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge and both will be eager for the victory.
Chelsea beat Newcastle last weekend and have been impressive in recent weeks.
Meanwhile, league leaders Tottenham scored a stunning victory over Manchester City and earned four league wins on the rebound.
Chelsea v Tottenham: kick-off date and time
This match will take place at Stamford Bridge on Sunday 29 November and start at 4.30 p.m.
The two didn’t meet until September, with Tottenham winning their draw in the League Cup fourth round on penalties.
This match ended 2-1 at Chelsea last season with Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso on target.
Chelsea v Tottenham: TV Channel & Live Stream
The game airs on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 4 p.m. ET.
Sky Sports customers can stream it live through the app using their mobile devices, tablets or computers.
Alternatively, you can buy a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £ 8.99.
Chelsea v Tottenham: team news
Chelsea could have a perfectly fit squad with the news that Christian Pulisic is expected to be in good shape.
The USA international was sidelined for a month with a hamstring injury, but Frank Lampard said he has made good progress recently and could feature.
Kai Havertz and Thiago Silva were rested in last weekend’s win at Newcastle and will likely return.
For Tottenham, Matt Doherty missed his victory over Manchester City last weekend due to a positive COVID-19 test, but is expected to be back on Sunday.
However, Toby Alderweireld will be missing for the next few weeks due to the groin issue he raised against City.
Dele Alli performed superb in the Europa League midweek and is pushing for a return to the Premier League.
Chelsea v Tottenham: statistics and facts about the match
- Chelsea have won their last three Premier League games against Spurs, more than their previous eight against them (W2 D2 L4). They won more consecutively against them in the competition between January 2000 and March 2002 (six games).
- Tottenham have won just one of their last 34 away games against Chelsea in all competitions (D11 L22), losing the last three in a row since a 3-1 win in April 2018.
- Spurs have kept just one clean sheet in their last 17 away games against Chelsea in all competitions, a 0-0 draw in March 2012.
- Chelsea (7, tied with Southampton) and Tottenham (8) are on the longest undefeated innings in the Premier League, with Spurs being one of three teams with a 100% away record in the competition until present this quarter.
- Since the start of 2018-19, Chelsea have won eight of their 10 London home derbies in the Premier League (D1 L1), dropping points in consecutive games last season against West Ham (0-1) and Arsenal (2- 2).
- Tottenham have won all four of their Premier League away games so far this season – only four teams have so far won their first five road games in a Premier League campaign (Newcastle in 1994-95, Charlton in 2005- 06, Chelsea in 2008-09 and Man City in 2017-18). Meanwhile, Spurs have only done this once in their top-tier history, doing so in their final title season in 1960-61.
- Tottenham are looking to win five consecutive Premier League games for the first time since December 2018. The Lilywhites will lead the Premier League table for at least seven days this season, more than in their previous 10 campaigns combined (6 days) . between 2010-11 and 2019-20).
- Tottenham boss José Mourinho has lost his two Premier League encounters with Chelsea manager Frank Lampard – the Portuguese have never lost three consecutive league games against the same manager or club before.
- Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham is looking to score in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time since September 2019. He has scored 18 Premier League goals since the start of last season, twice as many as any other Blues player .
- Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been involved in 16 Premier League goals this season (7 goals, 9 assists), more than any other player. He’s averaging one goal or assist every 50 minutes so far in the competition this quarter.