On August 14, as part of the match of the 2nd round of the English Premier League at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Chelsea hosts Tottenham. Seven games in a row, the Spurs have not won the Blues. What to expect from this meeting? – you will find out in our forecast.
Chelsea finished third in the Premier League standings at the end of last season. In three friendly matches out of five pre-season, the Blues got the better of their rivals. The goal scored seven minutes before the end of the match allowed the victory over the Mexican team "America". Leading by one goal after the first half, Chelsea could not maintain the advantage in the match with Charlotte and missed them in the second added minute at the end of the match. In the penalty shootout, luck was on the side of the American team. With a big score, Chelsea lost to the Gunners (0:4). In two matches with the Italian Udinese, the English team was stronger. Last weekend, in the first round of the new season, the Blues defeated Everton away with a minimum score.
The line below in the standings of the 2021/2022 season is Tottenham. The team held four pre-season friendly meetings. In the first of them, with a team of Korean League stars, Spurs demonstrated one of the most spectacular and productive games in recent times. Fans in Seoul were lucky enough to see nine goals in the match. It is a curious fact that only two goals were scored in the first half. The match ended with a score of 6:3 in favor of the English team. With Sevilla, the London club rolled out a draw (1:1). The Spurs responded to one goal from the Rangers with two. Tottenham lost to Roma with a minimum score. In the match of the first round of the Championship of England, Spurs, having conceded first, confidently prevailed over Southampton (4:1).
Figures and statistics:
- Chelsea have lost in three of the last ten matches.
- Over the same period, Tottenham have won seven matches and lost only one.
- In four face-to-face meetings in a row, the Spurs failed to score a single goal for the Blues.
On their own field, the Blues will not only be able to score their three points in the match, but also will not allow the opponent to score at least one goal. Statistics tell us that Chelsea is not a very convenient opponent for Spurs. Our forecast: Tottenham will not score. The coefficient is 2.90.