Both sides are in great form and picked good wins over weaker opponents in the FA Cup ahead of this clash. Chelsea were 2 – 0 winners over Nottingham Forest while Tottenham decimated Tranmere Rovers 7 – 0 and they will both be seeking the first leg advantage in this clash. Spurs head to the game on the back of a really fine run; they are not only title contenders in the Premier League, they have lost just two matches in their last 17 outings, winning 14. They have scored three goals or more in four of their last five matches and have six clean sheets in their last 10 matches while each of their last five matches has yielded over 2.5 goals. Compared to Chelsea, they have had a tougher run to this staged – their last three opponents have been Premier League sides. Spurs saw off Arsenal in the quarters, having earlier beaten West Ham United and Watford. Chelsea will not be easy opponents, heading to this clash on three straight clean sheets even though they have not been scoring a lot of goals in the recent matches. While Spurs have 21 goals in their last five matches, Chelsea have scored five and both sides have conceded three goals in their last five outings. Playing at home, Spurs have picked six wins and a loss in the last seven while Chelsea, away from home, have a four – game unbeaten run and just two losses in 14 this season. In the league meeting between the two sides, Spurs picked a 3 – 1 win over Chelsea at Wembley, making it two straight wins over the Blues and they will be keen on making it three. In the last five meetings, Spurs have won three and Chelsea two.