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Tottenham vs Chelsea predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League match today

Jose Mourinho goes up against his managerial apprentice in Frank Lampard as Spurs host Chelsea at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday.

Spurs will welcome their not-so-friendly London rivals for what will be a crunch game in the battle for the top four, with the two sides separated by just three points.

With four wins in their five games under Mourinho, Spurs appear to be born-again in the Premier League this season, and know that a victory will be enough to lift them above the Blues and into the Champions League qualifying positions.

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But Lampard’s side can strike a large blow to Tottenham’s European hopes if they can find a way to secure victory in north London, given that it would put six points between the two sides and halt the momentum that Mourinho has mustered up.

Here’s what you need to know.

When is the match?

Tottenham vs Chelsea takes place on Sunday 22 December.

What time does it start?

The match kicks off at 4.30pm GMT.

Is it on TV?

The game will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 4pm. The game can also be watched online on the Sky Go app.

Can I stream the match online?

Yes, as long as you have a Sky Go log-in and subscription.

What are the predicted line-ups?

Possible Tottenham line-up: Gazzaniga; Aurier, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Dier, Sissoko; Lucas, Alli, Son; Kane.

Possible Chelsea line-up: Kepa; James, Rudiger, Zouma, Azpilicueta; Kante; Kovacic, Jorginho; Willian, Abraham, Pulisic.

What are the odds?

Tottenham to win: 7/5

Chelsea to win: 21/10

Draw: 27/10

What is our prediction?

Tottenham are the form team going into the match with four wins from their last five, and with Chelsea wobbling of late and the wily Mourinho set to show his young apprentice how it’s done, we’re backing a home win.

Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea