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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
1Manchester CityMan City97202632323
2Liverpool97201631323
3Chelsea96302071321
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs9702167921
5Arsenal86021910918
6Bournemouth95221612417
7Watford95131312116
8Everton94321512315
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves943298115
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd94231516-114
11Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton93241013-311
13Burnley92251017-78
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham9216814-67
15Crystal Palace9216511-67
16Southampton9135614-86
17Cardiff CityCardiff9126819-115
18Fulham91261125-145
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9036418-143
20Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9027614-82

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