sport news Bitter foes since the Cockney Cup final! Tottenham and Chelsea's rivalry ... trends now
It all began in 1967 when they contested the first all-London FA Cup final, dubbed the Cockney Cup final.
And it came to a boil in the Battle of the Bridge in 2016, when a 2-2 draw ended Spurs’ title hopes and descended into a mass brawl with 12 yellow cards.
Ahead of the game, we delved through the Mail Sport picture archive to the find the best images from this classic rivalry.
Jimmy Greaves (centre) scores for Chelsea against Tottenham at White Hart Lane on his First Division debut in 1957 - aged just 17