Following an unimpressive start to their season, Chelsea have showed signs of recovery with two impressive wins against Norwich City and Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Premier league and the Champions league respectively.
Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side are unbeaten since the opening day of the season when they lost against Manchester United, thanks to an own goal from kyle Walker.
Premier league star Harry Kane is back to his best after a slow start to the season and the England international will look to keep up his fine form as Tottenham take on Chelsea.
Tottenham vs Chelsea Team News
Mauricio Pochettino will be delighted to welcome back midfielder Nabil Bentaleb for the clash against Chelsea.
Nacer Chadli is sidelined with an ankle injury and will return to action next month.
The only other absentee is Youngster Alex Pritchard who is set to return next year after damaging his ankle.
As for Chelsea, Jose Mourinho will be without five first team players for his trip to White Hart Lane.
Courtois is back in light training, but the Belgian is set to sit out the game due to lack of match fitness. Begovic is expected to continue in goal.
Ramires and John Terry picked up injuries during Chelsea’s win against Maccabi and will miss the crunch clash.
Radamel Falcao is also doubtful for the game and Loic Remy is set to miss the game due to the birth of his child.
Tottenham vs Chelsea starting Lineups
Tottenham Starting Lineup: Lloris; Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Dier, Alli; Lamela, Eriksen, Son; Kane
Chelsea Starting Lineup: Begovic; Ivanovic, Zouma, Cahill, Azpilicueta; Matic, Fabregas; Hazard, Willian, Pedro; Costa
Tottenham are undefeated in their last 12 matches in the Premier League.
Tottenham have won just 1 of their last 6 derbies against Chelsea at White Hart Lane.