Chelsea on Wednesday night will welcome Tottenham Hotspur led by Antonio Conte, a former Chelsea coach to Stamford Bridge in a clash of titans for the English Football League (EFL Cup) semi-final.
Conte was sacked by Chelsea in the 2017-2018 season after leading the Blue to their sixth league title and eighth FA Cup. In the title-winning season, the club set a then-record 30 wins in a 38-game Premier League season, as well as a club record of 13 consecutive league victories.
Antonio Conte after being sacked by Chelsea had gone to win the league for Inter Milan putting an end to Juventus monopoly in the Seria A.
With his return back to the Premier League as a replacement for Nuno, Tottenham has been inconsistent form in the league recording an undefeated 8 game run, their highest ever since establishment.
With Tottenham set to face Chelsea in the battle for a spot in the final of the English Cup, Chelsea will be wary of the threat posed by Conte men who had enjoyed a running joy back to form, which had put them back in the contest for a champion leagues qualification next season.
With Chelsea defeating Tottenham 3 goals to nil in their first encounter this season, and their present forms, will they be able to maintain such a stand against a high-spirited team who had conceded the fewest goal since Conte appointment?.