Chelsea vs Tottenham confirmed line-up: Sarr starts and Alonso on the bench

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has made some changes to the team that played out a 1-1 draw with Brighton.

The Blues boss has dropped Marcos Alonso to the bench for this fixture, and Malang Sarr who has impressed against Tottenham recently, has been handed a crucial Premier League start. Surprisingly, N’Golo Kante is also on the bench for this game.

See the lineup below

Chelsea starting XI: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Sarr, Jorginho, Kovacic, Ziyech, Mount, Hudson-Odoi, Lukaku

Subs: Bettinelli, Chalobah, Alonso, Kante, Barkley, Saul, Havertz, Pulisic, Werner

Tottenham starting XI: Lloris, Tanganga, Sanchez, Dier, Davies, Doherty, Hojbjerg, Winks, Sessegnon, Bergwijn, Kane

Subs: Gollini, Rodon, Region, Royal, White, Skipp, Bryan, Lucas, Scarlett

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