The last time Tottenham played Chelsea, the result was pretty good. Spurs rolled to a 3-1 Premier League win over the Blues behind goals from Dele Alli, Harry Kane, and Son Heung-Min. Now they host them again, in the semi-final of the Carabao Cup.
This is a two-legged final which is kind of stupid if you ask me, but whatever. Spurs haven’t had the best of luck in cup semifinals in recent years, but they can get off to a good start with a solid win today, or risk having to get a win at Stamford Bridge on January 22.
We know that Paulo Gazzaniga will start in goal for Tottenham today. We expect that Son Heung-Min will also play, as this is his last match before he leaves to play for South Korea in the Asian Cup. My guess is that now that they’ve rested a bunch of their starters after the FA Cup that Mauricio Pochettinio will put out a strong side to face Maurizio Sarri and the Blues.
Let’s kick that cup semifinal hoo-doo right in the butt and get a big win at Wembley today!
How to Watch
Once again, this cup match is only legally viewable in the USA streamed online via ESPN+.
Date/time: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | 3 p.m. (ET), 8 p.m. (UK)
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London, UK
TV: not televised (USA), Sky Sports Football/MainEvent (UK), DAZN (Canada), Kayo Sports/beIN Sports 2 (Australia), other listings at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: ESPN+ (USA)
Radio: Audio streamed at tottenhamhotspur.com. UK - check local listings
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