Chelsea Hoping to Bounce Back in Tough Tie Against Spurs
English Premier League are just heading into its second week, but fans will already witness a big match this this upcoming weekend, Sunday, August 20, as Tottenham Hotspur host defending champion Chelsea.
This upcoming game should be an attractive encounter which won’t only attract regular football enthusiasts but also those betting lovers, who are keen on placing their money to play.
Moreover, for bettors, before placing their cash it’s always advisable to check out the latest odds preferable from trustworthy sources, such as at the Asian Handicap Odds which always provide important information.
Discussing the tie again, acting as host, Tottenham Hotspur might not feel that homey since they will be playing at Wembley Stadium as they’re usual ground, White Hart Lane is under renovation.
Nevertheless, Mauricio Pochettino’s men will try to give their best shot and picked up another three points after opening their league fixture with a precious away victory over Newcastle United.
Facing up against Chelsea won’t be easy, but this weekend could be Spurs’ best shot at overcoming their opponent, considering Antonio Conte’s men won’t be able to field their best selection as just yet due to injuries along with suspension.
Pochettino will continue to rely on his important players such as Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Cristian Eriksen and others to break down their opponent’s solid defensive unit.
As for Chelsea, although it’s still very early in the season, their opening day shocked defeat over Burnley simply forced them to take a massive result on their weekend battle
Conte will be hoping that his summer signing, Alvaro Morata, can continue his scoring run and add a different character along with mentality up front.
Several absentees are making things more tough indeed for the Italian tactician, but he must now showcase his tactical prowess and setup the best means in overcoming their opponent.
Another negative result is not something that the Blues are keen on experiencing since that could easily lower their players confidence ahead of the new season.
Conte will also hope that no more disciplinary issues happening for his side this upcoming week considering they have to finish last weekend’s match with only 9 men with Gary Cahill along with Cesc Fabregas all received their marching order.
As for the available odds, Spurs are being considered as favorite to take all three points with the probabilities for their victory is placed at 2.05.
Meanwhile, Chelsea’s potential in causing an upset for the home crowd is only being valued at 3.60, just slightly lower compared to a draw result, which is set at 3.40