The previous Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain boss has overseen a 0-Zero draw with Wolves and an impressive 2-0 victory against Burnley since becoming a member of the Blues firstly of final week, when he replaced former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard within the dugout at Stamford Bridge. The motion on the pitch in north London tonight will to some extent outcome from an interesting managerial match-up, as Tottenham proceed to become familiar with the angle that Mourinho engenders, and a robust Chelsea squad obtain one other alternative to check out what they’ve learnt below Tuchel to this point. Comply with all of the build-up, group information, reside motion and response from the Premier League conflict under.
The gamers emerge from the tunnel. We’ll be underway in only a few minutes…
Callum Rice-Coatesfour February 2021 19:56
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Each groups have the prospect to maneuver inside 4 factors of the highest 4 tonight. Liverpool’s defeat towards Brighton final evening means the hole could possibly be closed, with Spurs and Chelsea each on 33 factors.
Callum Rice-Coatesfour February 2021 19:47
THOMAS TUCHEL SPEAKS TO BT SPORT
“I loved my first two matches, and now the third one is the primary London derby. We’re right here to win. We’ve got a squad with many good gamers they usually need to play. We alter from sport to sport what we expect fits us greatest. All people prefers to play towards Spurs with out Harry Kane. Generally it makes it tougher to arrange as a result of you do not know what different options the opposition are going to arrange. Hopefully it is our sport immediately.”
Callum Rice-Coatesfour February 2021 19:43
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PULISIC ON TUCHEL
“Clearly he trusted me sufficient to offer me my debut again then [at Borussia Dortmund] and I will at all times be glad about that. I feel he did a extremely good job and it is loopy that he is my supervisor once more. He is very passionate, the coaching classes are at all times actually intense. The gamers are studying so much. It is a actually thrilling state of affairs and I feel he’ll be an excellent match.”
Callum Rice-Coatesfour February 2021 19:30
Chelsea and Spurs performed out a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge in November, again when Jose Mourinho’s aspect appeared to be real title contenders. That outcome took them to the highest of the Premier League, although Frank Lampard’s Chelsea weren’t far behind. Each side have drastically fallen away since.
Callum Rice-Coatesfour February 2021 19:26
Callum Rice-Coatesfour February 2021 19:20
JOSE MOURINHO SPEAKS TO BT SPORT
“The magic potion is to win soccer matches once more. We spoke, we debate. We did remedy with ourselves and put ourselves in a greater place. We’re not the right group, we make errors collectively, particular person, however on the finish of the season the truth goes to be on the desk. We’ve got to maintain combating. One of many explanation why soccer is soccer is as a result of everybody understands soccer. An attacking group must have stability. I’ve sufficient expertise to know we can not leap phases. Tuchel is an effective coach. After all, to win at Paris Saint-Germain shouldn’t be magic work however he is an excellent coach. Chelsea change the supervisor however they did not change the gamers, and the gamers are excellent. It is going to be a troublesome match.”
Callum Rice-Coatesfour February 2021 19:18
Thomas Tuchel makes only one change after securing his first victory as Chelsea boss towards Burnley. Tammy Abraham drops out, changed by Reece James, who begins at proper wing-back. Meaning Callum Hudson-Odoi will play as a part of the entrance three, with Timo Werner main the road.
Callum Rice-Coatesfour February 2021 19:10