Chelsea and Tottenham will be looking to put past performances behind them as they look to get bragging rights in this week’s London derby.
Chelsea struggled to get a result at home against Man United and Frank Lampard’s side will be desperate to assert their authority at home, but the head coach is not concerned about the club’s current form.
Lampard said: ” I don’t like losing games, the way we are losing games.
“Losing games, particularly at home, where we have had big chunks of possession, big chances at goal, around goal but not finishing. It is a reality that is getting clearer all the time.
“We are not getting enough goals in the striker areas.”
Elsewhere, Jose Mourinho voiced his frustrations over the choices up top as Tottenham struggle to find a viable solution with Son Heung-min and Harry Kane both injured.
After the RB Leipzig match, Mourinho said: “We are speaking about a very difficult situation and if I could, if I could I would move immediately to the first of July. And the first of July with Harry Kane, with Sissoko, with Son, with Bergwijn, with Lucas, with Lamela. I would love to be on the first of July, but I am not.
“We are the 19th so we have to fight until the end. I feel really proud of the boys. I arrived here 12 points behind the fourth (team). We are one point behind the fourth (team) and we are going to fight. But as I was saying in some television (interviews).
“The Chelsea players were watching this game on TV, with nice sparkling water, with lemons and biscuits enjoying the game and we play Saturday at 12 o’clock.
“Thank you so much for the choice. We cannot even sleep well until 10.30 or 11. We have to wake up at 7.30 for the game.”
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