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Team News: Harry Kane on bench as Tottenham Hotspur face Chelsea

Team News: Kane on bench as Spurs face Chelsea
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Harry Kane is named on the Tottenham Hotspur bench as Mauricio Pochettino's charges face Chelsea in Sunday's Premier League meeting at Stamford Bridge.

Harry Kane has been named on the Tottenham Hotspur bench as Mauricio Pochettino's charges face Chelsea in Sunday's Premier League meeting at Stamford Bridge.

The England striker was expected to be on the sidelines for an extended period of time due to an ankle ligament injury suffered against Bournemouth earlier this month.

However, Kane's seemingly quicker-than-anticipated recovery from the issue has seen him claim a spot on the Spurs bench for the big game in West London.

Pochettino has made three changes elsewhere, with Eric Dier, Mousa Dembele and Dele Alli - who makes his 100th top-flight appearance - returning after the 3-0 FA Cup win over Swansea City last time out.

As for Chelsea, first-choice goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is again absent from the squad, having failed to recover from a hamstring injury in time for the Easter Sunday encounter.

The one change for the Blues comes in midfield, where Tiemoue Bakayoko is replaced by Cesc Fabregas, while Alvaro Morata starts as the sole striker with Eden Hazard and Willian in support.

Chelsea: Caballero; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger; Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Willian, Hazard; Morata
Subs: Eduardo, Cahill, Emerson, Drinkwater, Bakayoko, Hudson-Odoi, Giroud

Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris; Trippier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Davies; Dier, Dembele; Lamela, Eriksen, Alli; Son
Subs: Vorm, Aurier, Rose, Wanyama, Sissoko, Lucas, Kane

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool22183150104057
2Manchester CityMan City22172359174253
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs22160646222448
4Chelsea22145340172347
5Arsenal22125546321441
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd22125544321241
7Watford229583232032
8Leicester CityLeicester229492625131
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham229493032-231
10Everton228683331230
11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves228592328-529
12Bournemouth2283113142-1127
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2275102430-626
14Crystal Palace2264122028-822
15Burnley2263132343-2021
16Southampton2247112339-1619
17Cardiff CityCardiff2254131941-2219
18Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2246121631-1518
19Fulham2235142049-2914
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2225151337-2411

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