When is Chelsea vs. Tottenham? Date, time of postponed Premier League match at Stamford Bridge

The latest chapter of the rivalry between Chelsea and Tottenham was due to take place on Friday, February 23, 2024.

There is little love lost between the two London clubs, whose animosity initially stems from geographical proximity but has deepened in recent years as each has become a more significant presence at the top of English football.

Their previous meeting ended in a 4-1 win for Chelsea at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in November 2023, during which the hosts had two players sent off in a frenetic and highly entertaining match. It meant the return fixture in the 2023/24 Premier League season was eagerly anticipated.

However, the match slated for the end of February was postponed, meaning fans will have to wait a little longer before seeing these two locks horns once more.

The Sporting News has the latest on when the game is likely to take place, and why it was rearranged in the first instance.

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When is Chelsea vs Tottenham?

The match between Chelsea and Tottenham at Stamford Bridge was initially scheduled for Friday, February 23.

The game has now been rearranged for Thursday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. local time (2:30 p.m. ET).

Why was Chelsea vs Tottenham postponed?

The game was originally due to be held on February 23, but it was postponed when Chelsea reached the final of the Carabao Cup, which took place on Sunday, February 25.

The Blues were beaten 1-0 by Liverpool at Wembley Stadium, with Virgil van Dijk scoring the winning goal in extra time.

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Liverpool had been due to face Luton Town the same weekend as the cup final, but that game was moved to February 21. The Reds won the match 4-1 at Anfield.

Chelsea vs Tottenham head-to-head record, all-time results, trophies won

Chelsea and Tottenham have a long-standing rivalry as two of the most prominent London clubs.

They have played 176 competitive matches against each other, with Chelsea leading the overall head-to-head record.

Chelsea vs. Tottenham head to head record, all-time results

Competition Chelsea wins Tottenham wins Draws
League 65 48 38
FA Cup 6 4 2
EFL Cup 7 3 3
TOTAL 78 55 43

The Blues also have the edge when it comes to trophies, with 32 major titles compared with Spurs’ 24.

Chelsea vs. Tottenham trophies won

Competition Chelsea Tottenham
First Division/Premier League 6 2
FA Cup 8 8
EFL Cup 5 4
Charity/Community Shield 4 7
UEFA Champions League 2 0
UEFA Cup/Europa League 2 2
UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup 2 1
UEFA Super Cup 2 0
FIFA Club World Cup 1 0
TOTAL 32 24

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