We simulated Chelsea vs Tottenham to get a score prediction in Premier League clash

Tottenham Hotspur are top of the Premier League table going into their game against London rivals Chelsea this weekend, although the Blues could go top themselves if they beat Spurs.

Chelsea have no injury issues this weekend, with Christian Pulisic back in contention after a thigh injury, whilst Spurs will be without defender Toby Alderweireld and there are further doubts about the fitness of both Giovani Lo Celso and Erik Lamela.

Jose Mourinho will have to decide between Davinson Sanchez and Joe Rodon to partner Eric Dier in the centre of the Spurs defence, whilst Thiago Silva is likely to return to the Blues starting lineup in place of Antonio Rudiger.

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So, what lineups will Mourinho and Lampard go with this weekend? And, what will the final score be in this game?

We used FIFA 21 to get a unique score prediction. This is what happened.

Chelsea vs Spurs score predicted using FIFA 21

To set up this simulation, we used kick-off mode within FIFA 21 but didn’t select a team to control; we then selected the teams and watched the match play out by itself. The AI difficulty was set to legendary, with the line-up updated with the latest transfers, injuries and suspensions.

We predict that Chelsea could set up in a 4-3-3 formation, with the line-up as follows: Mendy; James, Zouma,Thiago Silva, Chilwell; Mount, Kante, Kovacic; Ziyech, Abraham, Werner.

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