While repeating his Premier League-winning exploits with Chelsea at Spurs could be extremely difficult for Antonio Conte given the very high standards Manchester City and Liverpool have set, Spurs are set to battle their way to the top of the top flight this term. .
Last season, that job belonged to Chelsea, although so much has changed for Thomas Tuchel since then.
Despite splashing big in the summer, the Blues were hardly convincing at Everton, with numerous issues derailing their title run last season.
A London Derby at such an early stage in the campaign, it will be fascinating to see which of the capital’s two counterparts can make an early statement in the battle to become the city’s top dog.
Here’s everything you need to know about today’s game.
Date, kick-off time and venue
Chelsea vs Tottenham is scheduled to kick off at 4.30pm BST today, Sunday August 14, 2022.
Stamford Bridge in west London will host the match.
Where to watch Chelsea vs Tottenham
TV channel: In the UK, today’s game will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, with coverage starting on Super Sunday after West Ham’s clash with Nottingham Forest ends. Kick-off is at 4.30pm BST.
Direct: Sky Sports subscribers will also be able to watch the game online via the Sky Go app.
Live: Follow all the action with standard sportsThe blog dedicated to live matches from , with expert analysis from Nizaar Kinsella and Dan Kilpatrick at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea vs Tottenham team news
Tuchel is likely to stay with the same type of side that beat Everton, although Marc Cucurella could make his full left-back debut in place of Ben Chilwell, who is still coming back from a long knee injury.
Marcos Alonso won’t feature as he closes in on a move to Barcelona, while Mateo Kovacic is also set to miss with a lingering knee problem.
For Spurs, Ivan Perisic could make his debut at left-back, while Richarlison is no longer suspended. Still, given Dejan Kulusevski’s form, the Brazilian is likely to start on the bench.
Oliver Skipp is still sidelined with a hairline fracture in his ankle and Clement Lenglet is out with a minor adductor problem.
Chelsea vs Tottenham Prediction
It feels like it’s been a long time now since Chelsea last put in a truly convincing performance, while Spurs are on an upward trajectory under Conte.
Beaten four times by his former club last season, now seems like the perfect time for revenge.
Tottenham win, 2-0.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
Chelsea win: 77
Tottenham win: 55