Redknapp claims Tottenham will end this Premier League streak
By Dominic Toner
Jamie Redknapp believes that Tottenham can end Chelsea’s winning streak when they meet in the Premier League.
Antonio Conte’s side are currently on a 12-game winning run in the league and have looked in immaculate form since switching to a three-man defence.
The Blues are chasing the Premier League’s longest ever winning steak, which is currently held by Arsenal’s run of 13 games in the 2001/02 season.
Chelsea have a chance to equal that record when they host Stoke on Saturday and will then travel to White Hart Lane on the 4 January in their next game.
Sky Sports pundit Redknapp believes that Spurs can be the side to end Chelsea’s run
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“I expect Chelsea to beat Stoke at home, but that Tottenham game is the one, that would be 14 games won and the record they are looking for,” Redknapp said, as quoted by Sky Sports. “I’ve just got this feeling that might be the game that turns it all around for them.”
Spurs travel to Watford on New Year’s Day before their showdown with league leaders Chelsea.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side are in good form themselves and have won their last three matches, including a comprehensive 4-1 victory away to Southampton.
The north London club are now beginning to recapture the form they showed during last season and still have aspirations of winning the title, but must bridge the 10-point gap to Chelsea.
Spurs lost the first meeting with Chelsea this season 2-1 at Stamford Bridge and will be keen to avenge the defeat against their London rivals.
In other Tottenham news, Robbie Savage has named three of the club’s players in his team of the year.