Confirmed Lineups: Chelsea vs Spurs

Updated: May 2, 2016

chelsea-vrs-tottenhamTottenham Hotspur need their first-ever Premier League win at Stamford Bridge this evening if they are to extend the title race for another week.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side are nine points behind the proverbial champions Leicester City with three games remaining for the North London side.
Chelsea can be party spoilers on bank holiday Monday by avoiding defeat at home to their close rivals.  Guus Hiddink has two more games in charge of the Blues after this evening. Read more : Top 10 Highest Paid Players at Chelsea 2016
Here are the two confirmed lineups for this evening’s match:


Asmir Begović; Branislav Ivanović, Gary Cahill, John Terry, César Azpilicueta; John Obi Mikel, Nemanja Matić, Willian, Cesc Fàbregas, Pedro; Diego Costa
Substitutes: Marco Amelia, Baba Rahman, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Kenedy, Oscar, Eden Hazard, Bertrand Traore
John Terry is back in the starting lineup for the first time since mid-March following a six week spell on the sidelines.  The Club captain’s return sees a shuffle in the Chelsea defence.
Eden Hazard is only named among the substitutes for the home side who have Pedro starting on the left wing this evening. Check this : Top 10 Highest Paid Footballers in South Africa[Tsabalala is #2]

Tottenham Hotspur

Hugo Lloris; Kyle Walker, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Danny Rose; Eric Dier, Mousa Dembélé, Érik Lamela, Christian Eriksen, Heung-min Son; Harry Kane
Substitutes: Michel Vorm, Ben Davies, Kevin Wimmer, Tom Carroll, Nacer Chadli, Ryan Mason, Clinton N’Jie
Heung-min Son is in for the suspended Dele Alli which sees Christian Eriksen switch into the number 10 role behind Harry Kane in the only change from last Monday’s 1-1 draw at home to West Bromwich Albion.

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