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Harry Kane Spurs must beat 28 year hoodoo to land decisive PL blow:

Spurs v Chelsea preview team news Harry Kane Spurs must beat 28 year hoodoo to land decisive PL blow.

Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea reacts as Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur gives his team instructions
Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea reacts as Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur gives his team instructionsSource: Getty Images

TOTTENHAM Hotspur haven’t beaten Chelsea at Stamford Bridge since 1990.

The two sides do battle in a crucial Premier League clash on Monday morning (AEDT) which could blow the race for Champions League qualification wide open.

Spurs are currently five points clear of Antonio Conte’s side with eight matches to play in the top flight – they haven’t won away at Chelsea in 27 attempts, but a drought busting victory would go a long way to securing a coveted top four spot come seasons end.

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino
Tottenham Hotspur’s Argentinian head coach Mauricio PochettinoSource: AFP
Round 32

Since their 2-1 victory in February 1990, a lot has happened.

The Blues have had 22 different managers, Conte was still playing football himself, just 11 members of Chelsea’s first team were born and John Terry

has won 17 trophies!

But none of that will matter when the sides line up on Monday morning, according to Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.

“It will be a massive game for both teams,” said Pochettino. “When you play this type of game, the pressure is for both teams. History is history and is there,

but it is not going to help. That is not what counts.

“Of course there is still a lot of games to play, this is not a final, this is not a decisive game, but always it is important for your confidence, your motivation. To

win in Chelsea would be fantastic for everyone.”

Pochettino’s side are unbeaten in the league since December 16, while Chelsea have lost two of their last three.

And the away team could be boosted by the return of star striker Harry Kane, with the Argentinean boss suggesting his top scorer was a chance to return from

the ankle ligament injury he suffered earlier this month.

“We need to assess, there is still a few days to the game. It’s difficult now to say yes or no to be involved in the game,” Pochettino said.

Meanwhile Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is in doubt for the clash, after suffering a hamstring injury just before the international break – meaning

Willy Caballero could start.

Danish cente-back Andreas Christensen could also miss out, after being sent home from international duty due to fatigue – fellow defender David Luiz has also been ruled out with a knee injury.

Spurs’ 25 games without a win at Stamford Bridge is the most any side has played on a single ground without a win in the Premier League.

Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane (R) receives medical attention after picking up an injury
Tottenham Hotspur’s English striker Harry Kane (R) receives medical attention after picking up an injurySource: AFP

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SALAH EYES 130-YEAR RECORD

 

Mohamed Salah has already broken a raft of records in a historic first season at Liverpool, and now he’s eyeing off a mark that has never been achieved.

 

 

If he keeps up the pace, and ends the season with more strikes to his name than three or more teams than he would be the first to do so in 130 years of top

flight action.

Sheffield Wednesday player David McLean (1912-13 season) and Spurs’ Harry Kane (last season) both outscored two sides at the end of a season – but Salah

is in line to – at least – one up them.

 

And if he does, he will become the first player ever to outscore more than two teams in a Premier League campaign.

 

CHELSEA KIT LEAKED

 

Chelsea will change up their kit for the 2018-19 season, if the latest leaked strip is to be believed.

 

www.footyheadlines.com have revealed the home kit for next season, and it’s a departure from their standard all-blue look.

 

The Nike kit follows a style that  worn by a number of World Cup sides in Russia, with a different neck cut and flashes of white and red across the

torso.

 

Thoughts, Chelsea fans?

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SHAQIRI’S UNPOPULAR STOKE TAKE

 

Xherdan Shaqiri won’t have done himself any favours with teammates after suggesting that not even Ronaldinho could help his Stoke City team.

 

In an interview with Swiss Media, translated by the Stoke Sentinal, the attacker said that “the feeling that even a Ronaldinho could do little in this team

is sobering.”

 

“I had to realise that it’s a bit different when you have players like Ribéry and Thiago at Bayern or Icardi and Kovacic at Inter.

 

“Here at Stoke I cannot exert too much influence, simply because there is a lack of quality around me.”

 

Not the most popular take around the training ground, you’d imagine.

 

 

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