Mauricio Pochettino returns to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium four years after being sacked in what promises to be a feisty London Derby.Embed from Getty Images
Tottenham are bidding to remain unbeaten this season; they are now the only team in the Premier League to have not lost a match following Arsenal’s loss to Newcastle.
Spurs’ 26 points in 10 games is their best start to a top-flight season since 1960/61, when they went on to win the title.Embed from Getty Images
Only Bournemouth (18) and Everton (16) have lost more Premier League matches than Chelsea (15) in 2023.Embed from Getty Images
However, no team has scored more Premier League goals away to Spurs than Chelsea (51).
When asked about his return to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Chelsea Manager Pochettino said: “Coming back after four years to a place we have amazing memories and create amazing memories together, I think it is special.”Embed from Getty Images
When asked about Pochettino’s return to the Spurs stadium, Postecoglou said: “I doubt there will be anything but respect for Mauricio (…) but it doesn’t mean he will get a guard of honour on Monday night because we want to win.”Embed from Getty Images
Tottenham: Ivan Perisic, Ryan Sessegnon, Manor Solomon
Chelsea: Trevoh Chalobah, Carney Chukwuemeka, Ben Chilwell, Wesley Fofana, Romeo Lavia, Christopher Nkunku