The two sides will be aiming not only to progress in the competition, but also to gain some momentum after both drew in the league last weekend.
Tottenham conceded a spot-kick late in added time after a controversial handball incident, meaning they shared points with Newcastle after a 1-1 draw, while Chelsea pulled off a dramatic second-half comeback against West Brom, erasing the 3-0 first-half lead built by the Baggies.
That result for the Blues followed their 6-0 thumping of Barnsley in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, a match in which new signing Kai Havertz got off the mark for the club by scoring a hat-trick. Meanwhile, Spurs were given a bye after a coronavirus outbreak among Leyton Orient’s first team meant the League Two club could not take part in the third-round tie.
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When is it?
The match kicks off at 7.45pm BST at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
How can I watch it?
The fixture will air live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football, with coverage beginning at 7pm. Subscribers can also stream the game live on the Sky Sports app and website.
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Spurs: Lloris, Alderweireld, Dier, Tanganga, Aurier, Gedson, Ndombele, Sissoko, Reguilon, Bergwijn, Lamela.
Chelsea: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Tomori, Chilwell, Jorginho, Kovacic, Hudson-Odoi, Mount, Werner, Giroud
This is a tough one to call, with both teams having stuttered out of the gates this season. It will be interesting to see whether Reguilon and Mendy start for their respective sides and what kind of effect they could have on the game. While Chelsea have been inconsistent so far, they did net nine goals across two games last week. Expect them to edge an eventful affair… Tottenham 1-2 Chelsea.