Chelsea vs Tottenham, confirmed team news, formation and Thomas Tuchel’s starting XI predicted

Chelsea will face Tottenham in their second Mind Series game at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night, the two London clubs will face each other in a friendly game as they keep preparing for the coming season. Meanwhile, despite being a friendly match, the two teams would be looking to win the game to boost their confidence ahead of next season, and they are expected to line up with their best available players to allow them to win the game.Chelsea will face Tottenham at Stanford Bridge on Wednesday.

However, before the kickoff, Chelsea will show their Champions League trophy to their fans for the first time since winning it in May, and they would be looking to back it up with a win against their London rivals, and Tuchel is likely to use his best available players from the start. And given some of his star players only returned yesterday, and he has been trying different tactics in their last three Pre-season games, he could use a different lineup and tactic against Tottenham on Wednesday, and we have predicted how he could lineup his team for the game.

Below is how Tuchel could lineup his team in a 3-4-1-2 formation against Tottenham on Wednesday night.Tuchel is a tactical genius, and he has been using different formations and tactics in his last two pre-season games. He used double attackers against Bournemouth and Arsenal and it worked well for him in both games, so he could use the same tactics against Tottenham on Wednesday night.

Formation: 3-4-1-2Goalkeeper: Mendy

Defenders.Chalobah: Chalobah is expected to start as a central defender following his impressive performances in the same position against Bournemouth and Arsenal respectively.

Zouma: Zouma was outstanding against Arsenal, and he is expected to start on Wednesday.

Rudiger: Rudiger is also expected to feature from the beginning.

Christensen and Azpiliqueta has been training with the team in the past few days, and they are also expected to feature in the game


Alonso: Marco’s Alonso could return to his position(left wing-back) after missing their last game.

Hudson-Odoi: Hudson-Odoi played as a left-wing-back against Arsenal, but he could move to the right-wing if Alonso returns to the starting lineup.


Kovacic, Kante, Ziyech: Kovacic and Kante have been training with the squad in the last few weeks, so they are expected to partner in midfield, while Ziyech could play behind the two strikers as a number 10.


Kai Havertz scored Chelsea’s first goal against Arsenal.

Timo Werner, Kai Havertz: Timo Werner and Kai Havertz combined to score Chelsea’s opening goal against Arsenal, and they could partner in front of Hakim Ziyech.(Lineup created by the author).

(Pictures credit: Google photos).

This lineup would produce a lot of goals for Chelsea against Tottenham, given Hakim Ziyech would create many goalscoring chances for the two strikers.

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