Jose Mourinho takes on his former membership as Tottenham host Chelsea within the fourth spherical of the Carabao Cup tonight.
Spurs have been handed a bye into the last-16 of the competitors after Leyton Orient couldn’t subject a workforce following a spate of COVID-19 instances of their squad.
Chelsea, in the meantime, smashed Barnsley 6-Zero to breeze by way of the third spherical.
Each groups will likely be desirous to win silverware this season and a win this night would give them a terrific likelihood of doing so heading into the quarter-finals.
The 2 have hectic schedules in the meanwhile that means each are anticipated to make a number of modifications for this cup conflict.
But it surely ought to nonetheless be an exciting match and talkSPORT will likely be in attendance to deliver you all of the motion reside.
Tottenham v Chelsea: The right way to hear
This cup tie will get unde rway at 7:45pm on Tuesday, September 29.
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Tottenham v Chelsea: Crew information
Dele Alli was once more neglected of Tottenham’s squad as he continues to be linked with a transfer away from north London.
Alli has solely featured in two of Spurs’s six video games to date this season and his future on the membership appears bleak.
Sergio Reguilon has been handed debut, with Mourinho making 9 modifications from the aspect that drew with Newcastle.
Chelsea have named a powerful line-up with goalkeeper Edouard Mendy given a debut, whereas Ben Chilwell makes his first begin at left-back.
Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris, Alderweireld, Dier, Tanganga, Aurier, Fernandes, Ndombele, Sissoko, Reguilon, Bergwijn, Lamela. Subs: Doherty, Hojbjerg, Sanchez, Kane, Hart, Lucas Moura, Davies.
Chelsea XI: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Tomori, Zouma, Chilwell, Jorginho, Kovacic, Hudson-Odoi, Mount, Werner, Giroud. Subs: Arrizabalaga, Kante, Barkley, Abraham, James, Havertz, Emerson Palmieri.
Tottenham v Chelsea: What has been mentioned?
Mourinho has blamed the EFL for not giving Tottenham an opportunity of combating for Carabao Cup success and believes his squad will likely be hit by damage as they face three video games in 5 days.
Spurs host Chelsea tonight earlier than a ultimate Europa League qualifying tie at residence to Maccabi Haifa simply 48 hours later.
The hectic week is topped off by a visit to Manchester United on Sunday and Mourinho mentioned: “I wish to struggle for the Carabao Cup however I don’t suppose I can.
“We have now a recreation on Thursday that provides us not as a lot cash because the Champions League however the group section of the Europa League offers us a certain quantity that, for a membership like us, is essential.
“It’s a contest with a potential group section that provides us a great likelihood to undergo to the following knockout stage so this recreation on Thursday is essential for us.
“I feel you may think about that with a recreation on Thursday that decides a vital factor for us, I feel the EFL decided for us.
“They didn’t even create an issue – they decided for us. In order that’s the choice.”
Carabao Cup fourth-round draw
The draw for the Carabao Cup fourth spherical was accomplished on September 17.
- Tottenham v Chelsea – Tuesday, September 29, 7:45pm – LIVE on talkSPORT
- Newport County v Newcastle United – Wednesday, September 30, 5:30pm – LIVE on talkSPORT 2
- Burnley v Manchester City – Wednesday, September 30, 7pm
- Everton v West Ham – Wednesday, September 30, 7:45pm – LIVE on talkSPORT 2
- Brighton v Manchester United – Wednesday, September 30, 7:45pm – LIVE on talkSPORT
- Brentford v Fulham – Thursday, October 1, 5:30pm
- Aston Villa v Stoke City – Thursday, October 1, 7pm – LIVE on talkSPORT 2
- Liverpool v Arsenal – Thursday, October 1, 7:45pm – LIVE on talkSPORT