A mouth-watering London derby between Chelsea and Spurs is on offer on Sunday afternoon, as Chelsea take on Spurs at Stamford Bridge.

Both sides have made excellent starts to the season, putting busy European schedules aside to mount early title challenges.

Spurs are the leaders of the pack at the minute, and come into the game having rested many of their big names in a routine 4-0 win over Ludogorets on Thursday night.

With that in mind, Spurs should have a fully-fit Harry Kane to call upon, as he continues his excellent start to the season looking for his 17th goal involvement in just his tenth game. The England striker has seven goals and nine assists so far, most of which have been laid on for Son Heung-Min, who also enjoyed a night off on Thursday.

Despite their packed schedule, Spurs actually won’t have too many injuries to contend with when they visit the Bridge, with Toby Alderweireld and Erik Lamela the only definite absentees. Japhet Tanganga made a return from injury in the win over Ludogorets and could return to the squad to contend with Joe Rodon and Davinson Sanchez to partner Eric Dier at centre-back.

Giovanni Lo Celso is also a doubt with a knock, but after scoring 35 seconds after coming on as a sub in the win over Manchester City last weekend, could still make the squad from the bench.

Chelsea had to work a little harder than Spurs on Tuesday night, needing a late winner from Olivier Giroud to edge past Rennes and qualify for the Champions League last 16 with a 2-1 win.

Manager Frank Lampard also has practically a full squad to choose from for the visit of Spurs, with Christian Pulisic available after recovering from a hamstring injury which has seen him miss most of the start of the season.

Thiago Silva played 90 minutes against Rennes and should continue alongside Kurt Zouma, after missing last weekend’s win over Newcastle through fatigues from international duty.

Sunday will mark Roman Abramovich’s 1000th game in charge of Chelsea and also the last game the Blues will have to play in front of an empty stadium, with 2,000 fans ready to be allowed into Stamford Bridge when Leeds United are the visitors on December 5th.

And they could come back as their team tops the league, as a win over Spurs could send Chelsea top of the pile if Liverpool fail to beat Brighton on Saturday.

Chelsea take on Spurs at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, November 29th. Kick-off is at 4.30pm.

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