Former Chelsea star reveals the two players that will trouble Tottenham

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Chelsea have looked resurgent under Thomas Tuchel’s watch, as the German has only been in charge of the Blues for just two games.

Chelsea have failed to beat a top six side this season, and the record is even worse when you add the likes of Everton and Leicester City.

Chelsea’s next game is against Tottenham at the London Stadium, and there’s a feeling that Chelsea will come out tops in this game.

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Former Chelsea star Pat Nevin has backed Marcos Alonso and Callum Hudson-Odoi to shine in this game, with Alonso having scored against Spurs in the past.

Nevin in his column for the official Chelsea website: “It is great to see Marcos back in contention, especially with Spurs coming up in a couple of days, I am sure he particularly likes playing them with his impressive scoring record against the Lilywhites.

“The system itself, which is a bit of a hybrid, caused Burnley all sorts of problems, particularly on their left-hand side. The number of times Callum Hudson-Odoi found himself one on one with a defender in the last third was scary. Well it was scary if you were a Burnley fan or player.

“This may well be the best run of form Callum has had in his time at the club. You can see the confidence just grow and grow as the games go on. He almost scored against Burnley when he hit the post, he put in a shed-load of dangerous crosses and of course, he had the assist for the opener. On top of that he was the best player on the field against Wolves. Interestingly, when Reece James came on later in the same area of the pitch on Sunday, he got the ball in great areas too and looked just as dangerous. The system definitely flummoxed Sean Dyche’s men.”

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