Oh god. Here we go. Tottenham Hotspur host Chelsea in the latest round in their London derby. The Blues are one of three undefeated teams in the Premier League along with Liverpool and Manchester City, and Spurs are still a point behind Chelsea in the table.
After parting ways with Antonio Conte in the offseason, Chelsea poached Maurizio Sarri from Napoli in the offseason and are reaping the benefits of a high-pressure, fast moving “Sarriball” this season. Spurs have the talent to go head to head with the Blues this season, but are hampered by injuries and a general post-World Cup hangover. While Spurs are right in the thick of the top four race, it still feels like they haven’t gotten out of third gear. That can change with a win at Wembley Stadium over their London rivals.
Jan Vertonghen might be pressed into a fast return from injury in central defense, but several players such as Kieran Trippier, Danny Rose, Mousa Dembele, and Davinson Sanchez are all out. That’s putting Spurs behind the 8-ball a little bit but if they can withstand Chelsea’s pressure and convert their chances they’ll have every opportunity to get a result today.
How to Watch
Date/time: Saturday, November 24, 2018 | 12:30 p.m. (ET), 5:30 p.m. (BST)
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London, UK
TV: NBC (USA), BT Sport 1, (UK), Sportsnet World (Canada), Optus (Australia), other listings at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: NBC Sports Live (USA), fubo.tv (free trial)
Radio: Audio streamed at tottenhamhotspur.com. UK - check local listings
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