Chelsea vs Tottenham LIVE: Romelu Lukaku STARTS on his return to the Blues squad, while Antonio Conte names a strong XI for his first time back at Stamford Bridge in Carabao Cup semi-final
- Chelsea host Tottenham in the first-leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final tie
- Kick-off this evening at Stamford Bridge is at 7:45pm (GMT)
- Chelsea: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Sarr, Rudiger, Alonso, Jorginho, Mount, Saul, Havertz, Lukaku, Ziyech
- Tottenham: Lloris, Tanganga, Sanchez, Davies, Royal, Skipp, Hojbjerg, Doherty, Son, Kane, Moura
- Latest Carabao Cup news, including live action and results
Chelsea host London rivals Tottenham in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final this evening.
The Blues – who drew 2-2 with Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday – can again call upon star forward Romelu Lukaku after he apologised for the interview which saw Thomas Tuchel drop him from the matchday squad at the weekend.
Spurs, meanwhile, beat Watford on New Year’s Day in their last match as manager and ex-Blues boss Antonio Conte returns to Stamford Bridge tonight.
Sportsmail’s KIERAN JACKSON will provide live coverage of Chelsea vs Tottenham in their Carabao Cup semi-final first leg, including all the build-up, team news and in-game updates.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has decided to recall Romelu Lukaku to the starting XI!
And his first match back? Against rivals Spurs and former boss at Inter Antonio Conte!
What a turnaround in a matter of days!
Kane, Son and Lucas Moura all start for Spurs tonight!
Welcome to Sportsmail’s live coverage of Chelsea vs Tottenham in the first-leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final!
Team news is on the way – kick-off at Stamford Bridge is at 7:45pm (GMT)!
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