Chelsea vs Tottenham LIVE: Confirmed team news and lineups, Giroud starts, Alli benched

Chelsea vs Tottenham LIVE: Latest updates from Stamford Bridge

  • Chelsea haven’t won a league match in four games
  • Spurs are resurgent after a disappointing run in form, and have won their last three
  • The Blues have already lost seven matches at Stamford Bridge this season

Chelsea vs Tottenham LIVE

11.30am –  

Chelsea starting XI: Caballero; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Christensen; James, Barkley, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Mount, Giroud

Tottenham starting XI: Lloris, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Davies, Tanganga, Lo Celso, Ndombele, Winks; Bergwijn, Moura

11.15am – Good morning and welcome to the Express Sport live blog for the big clash in west London.

Chelsea will be desperate to pick up three points, as their safety gap in the top four has become increasingly narrow.

Tottenham, meanwhile, are enjoying an excellent run in the Premier League in recent weeks. But, how will they fare without Harry Kane and Son Heung-min?

All the team news and confirmed line-ups are coming very shortly.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard will be hoping to get one over his former manager Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues will be desperate to get back to winning ways in the Premier League.

They most recently lost 2-0 to Manchester United at home, meaning they’re now just one point clear of fifth place.

Tottenham are currently Chelsea’s closest challengers in taking their top-four spot.

Mourinho has managed to get a tune out of his Spurs team in recent weeks, having won three matches in a row.

But, will they still fare equally as well without strikers Harry Kane and Son Heung-min?

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