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Chelsea and Tottenham play first Premier League derby

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O English Premier League will already have its first classic in the second round. Chelsea and Tottenham face each other at Stamford Bridge, this Sunday, at 12:30 pm (GMT).

Chelsea started the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Everton, away from home, with a penalty goal from Jorginho. With the first mission completed, the team focuses on their next challenge.

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Coach Thomas Tuchel said Chelsea need a good performance to overcome their rivals.

“We have to be very disciplined. They have leveled up, they are playing in the same structure, but they have a pattern in the offensive pressure and in the defensive attitude. That changes a lot. It is very important that we are good with the ball, a dominant team,” he said. .

Tottenham, on the other hand, thrashed Southampton 4-1. Playing at home, the team won with goals from Sessegnon, Dier, Salisu (against) and Kulusevski. James Ward-Prowse even opened the scoring for the visitors, but saw the team suffer a comeback.

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So Tottenham will try to keep the momentum going. Striker Harry Kane highlighted that he expects a difficult duel for Spurs.

“It’s always a difficult game Chelsea, especially away. Our record is not good there so it will be a very difficult game, but it’s at the beginning of the season, we had a good pre-season, let’s go there with the right mindset and try to take something away.” of the game”, he declared.

other matches

The other game on Sunday takes place at 10 am. Nottingham Forest, future team of midfielder Gustavo Scarpa, from Palmeiras, receives West Ham United. Both teams lost in the first round and thus seek to add their first points in the competition.

The round, however, ends only on Monday. Liverpool host Crystal Palace at Anfield, at 16:00 (Brasília time), in search of their first triumph after drawing 2-2 with Fulham in the first round.

Source: Gazetaesportiva

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