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Won Spurs Vs Chelsea

Feb 26, 2023
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Spurs 2-0 Chelsea




Stuart Atwell ???????

Spurs - WWLLW ------ Chelsea - DDD

With the chance to consolidate our hold on fourth place in the Premier League, we welcome Chelsea to North London for a capital derby on Sunday afternoon. We ran out 2-0 over West Ham United in our most recent contest, while the Blues' misfortune continued in a 1-0 home defeat to Southampton.


The only noteworthy event of a dull opening 45 was West Ham escaping another controversial handball penalty claim – both we and Chelsea can empathise with each other there - but 'Second Half FC' came to the fore as Royal and Son sent us into the Champions League spots.

With fifth-placed Newcastle United and third-placed Manchester United doing battle in the EFL Cup final later on Sunday, this weekend's London derby is a magnificent opportunity for us to steer clear of the Magpies and reduce the gap to the Red Devils - who will subsequently have a game in hand - to just four points.

Trying to predict which version of us will show up every weekend is a fool's errand, but we are now on the brink of winning three successive Premier League home games with clean sheets for the first time since 2019, and not since December 2021 have we drawn a league match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Conte will no doubt be keeping a watchful eye on proceedings from his Italian base this weekend, having been at the centre of a heated exchange with Tuchel back in August's Stamford Bridge draw, but the German's replacement is falling victim to the poisoned chalice.


Calls from some sections of the Chelsea fanbase to give Potter the boot are growing louder and louder following last weekend's miserable 1-0 loss to basement side Southampton, but such demands are still falling on deaf ears as the Blues board retain their faith in the under-fire Englishman.

A fourth game without victory in the top flight leaves Chelsea mired in mid-table obscurity in 10th place - 11 points worse off than their upcoming opponents – but Tod Boehly is reportedly still continuing to back Potter, even if some members of the board do not share his sentiment.

However, the Englishman can only boast a paltry three wins from his last 16 games in charge of the Blues, who cannot rise any higher up the rankings no matter what transpires this weekend, and scoring just three goals in their last nine matches in all tournaments is simply unacceptable for a club of Chelsea's calibre.

The visitors' form on the road makes for incredibly bleak reading too, as they have embarrassingly failed to win any of their last nine away games since beating Red Bull Salzburg in October, but August's fiery 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge extended Chelsea's unbeaten run against us to a respectable six matches

We came up against an incredibly passive West Ham team last weekend, which will not be the case against Chelsea's wealth of attacking options, even if Potter's side have been nothing short of woeful in recent weeks.

Even with Stellini being able to post three wins from three games in charge so far, we remain a highly unpredictable team, and with Chelsea being handed a wealth of fitness boosts ahead of Sunday's game, we can envisage Potter's men travelling back to Stamford Bridge with a share of the spoils - not that it will do much to improve the Englishman's standing with the fans.


We first played each other on Saturday December 18th, 1909 in the league. We have gone on and played each other 174 times where we have won 54, they have won 77 and 43 games have been drawn.

League: We have won 47, they have won 65 and 38 games have been drawn

FA Cup: We have won 4, they have won 6 and 2 games have been drawn

League Cup: We have won 3, they have won 6 and 3 games have been drawn