No Matic, no problem! Ex-Chelsea star expects League Cup triumph

first_imgEx-Chelsea striker Chris Sutton believes his former club will beat Tottenham in the League Cup final – despite being without Nemanja Matic for the clash.The Blues midfielder is suspended for the Wembley showpiece after being sent off for shoving Ashley Barnes in their 1-1 Premier League draw with Burnley.But despite the Serbian, who has been a key performer for Jose Mourinho’s men, being absent, Sutton is confident they will run out winners against their London rivals on Sunday.He told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast: “Chelsea have a good record against Spurs, although I know Spurs thrashed them earlier in the season.“Nemanja Matic is obviously going to be a big miss but I think Chelsea will have a little bit too much for them.”last_img

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