Match day. Tottenham Hotspur host Chelsea in a Premier League match at White Hart Lane. Are you terrified? It's okay to be terrified.
For the first time in a long time, Tottenham are entering into a match against Chelsea as favorites, with bookies giving them 6/4 odds to win, alongside Chelsea's 7/4 odds. But even though the Blues are ten points back of Spurs and are languishing in 15th place, this is still the defending champions, and this is still a Mourinho-managed team. Chelsea are still, at least on paper, the better side, and a win today could very well kick-start their season back into positive territory. For Spurs, a win today cements them not only as favorites to get top four, but possibly even higher.
Chelsea are without starting keeper Thibaut Courtois, captain John Terry, defensive midfielder Ramires, and striker Radamel Falcao. Spurs will be without the suspended Dele Alli, and Nacer Chadli, Alex Pritchard, and Nabil Bentaleb remain out.
This is the definition of a six-pointer. Win today, and Spurs can effectively prevent Chelsea from catching up to them. Lose, and they let a rival back into possible contention for top four. This is a big one, folks. Let's do it.
#THFC team: Lloris (C), Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Dier, Mason; Dembele, Eriksen, Son; Kane #COYS https://t.co/oF2wMD169J— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) November 29, 2015
Chelsea team v Tottenham: Begovic; Ivanovic (c), Zouma, Cahill, Azpilicueta; Fabregas, Matic; Willian, Oscar, Pedro; Hazard. #CFC— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 29, 2015
Chelsea subs today: Amelia, Djilobodji, Baba Rahman, Mikel, Loftus-Cheek, Kenedy, Diego Costa. #CFC— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 29, 2015
How to Watch
Date/time: Sunday, November 29, 12:00 p.m. (UK), 7:00 a.m. ET (USA)
Venue: White Hart Lane, North London, England, UK
Official: Michael Oliver
TV: USA (USA), Telemundo (USA - Spanish), BT Sport 1 (UK), TSN1/4/5, RDS2 (Canada), Fox Sports 4 Australia (Australia), other listings at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: NBC Sports Live Extra (USA), BT Sport Live Streaming (UK)
Radio: Audio streamed at tottenhamhotspur.com, also BBC Radio London and TalkSport
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