Two teams enter this competition that are suffering shocking defeats after periods of optimism. Spurs, who many considered actual title contenders before the weekend, slipped against Burnley, suffering a 2-1 loss. Even with Harry Kane back in the lineup, Spurs were unable to secure even a point at Turf Moor. Pochettino will be demanding a response at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea, who many expected to be severed in half by Pep’s men, put up a valiant fight against Manchester City for an entire 118 minutes in Sunday’s Cup Final. However, a sideline row between Kepa and Sarri, the likes of which football has never seen, along with a heartbreaking loss in the penalties that followed, left Chelsea with few positives to take away from the match.
Playing at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea will hope to repeat their 2-1 victory against Spurs from the League Cup semi-final. Also, after losing their first match of the season by three goals against Tottenham in December, Chelsea will hope to regain their dropped points in a revenge match against their London rivals.Read More