The Wembley EPL debut loss is a tough one to take, but Pochettino has far greater challenges to face this season than a few extra meters on a football pitch.
Tottenham v Chelsea
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It’s only one week in and we are set to be treated to one of the biggest fixtures of the season, with both teams vying to demonstrate their title credentials. The opening weekend proved to be drastically different for both of these London rivals, though what can we expect when Spurs and Chelsea commence battle at Wembley on Sunday?
Chelsea’s title defence got off to a stuttering start as they lost 3-2 to Burnley at Stamford Bridge. For the first 14 minutes Chelsea were looking strong, comfortable in possession and the team most likely to score. However, a straight red card shown to Gary Cahill flipped the game on its head.
Chelsea will be looking to retain their Premier League title this season, avoiding the title collapse witnessed in the 2015/2016 season. First though they face a Burnley side who will be experiencing their first consecutive Premier League season, having suffered relegation after a single top division season in recent years.
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The news broke this morning that Manchester United had apparently agreed a £75m deal with Everton for Romelu Lukaku to head to Old Trafford, right under the noses of the current Premier League champions, Chelsea.