Chelsea will be looking to win the English League Cup for the first time since 2007Reuters

London rivals Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur take each other on in the final of the Capital One Cup at the Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

After failing to win a single piece of silverware last season, the Blues have a five-point advantage at the top of the Premier League standings this time around.

And now Tottenham stand in the way as the Chelsea look to win their first trophy in Jose Mourinho's second stint at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea's record against the Spurs has been pretty inconsistent this season – registering a 3-0 win at White Hart Lane before going down 3-5 at Stamford Bridge in the reverse fixture.

However, going by recent form, the Blues are favourites on this occasion.

Still, Chelsea captain John Terry insists the performance of the two teams so far in the competition will have little significance on Sunday.

"I think where we are in the league and where they are goes out the window completely."

"The taste of being in finals is what it's all about as footballers," Terry told Chelsea's official website. "It's where we want to be and we're delighted to be there. It's a big London derby - it means a lot to the fans and an awful lot to the players."

Mourinho also highlighted the importance of this fixture, insisting that Sunday's Capital One Cup final against Tottenham is the "most important cup final" of his career.

"This is the most important cup final of my career because it's the next one," Mourinho told Chelsea's official website. "It's more important than the Champions League finals, more important than the other cups I played before."

"The other ones are in the club museums. My medals are somewhere at home. The most important game of my career is the next one, no doubts about it."

Meanwhile, the Spurs will also be looking to win the League Cup even though they are the underdogs in this fixture against Chelsea.

Tottenham, who won their last trophy by beating the Blues in the final of the League Cup in the 2007/08 season, will be hoping for a similar result on Sunday.

Although the Spurs will probably be desperate to win their first trophy in seven years, Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insists that he is under no "pressure".

"I never feel the pressure," Pochettino told the Guardian. "Even in the difficult moments, I haven't felt the pressure. I have a good relationship with Daniel [Levy, the chairman] and he has never put pressure on me to get a trophy."

Still, the Spaniard highlighted the importance of winning a trophy.

"When you arrive at a big club like Tottenham, it's always important to play for a big competition and try to get a trophy," he added. "For us it's a big opportunity. It's many years without a trophy and it's a very good chance for us to win one."

When asked what his side's strategy will be against Chelsea on Sunday, Pochettino replied: "We don't need to say too much, just to enjoy the occasion and try to be better than Chelsea."

Expected starting lineups:

Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Zouma, Terry, Luis, Ramires, Fabregas; Willian, Oscar, Hazard, Costa

Tottenham Hotspur: Vorm, Walker, Dier, Vertonghen, Rose, Bentaleb, Mason, Lamela, Dembele, Eriksen, Kane

Where to Watch Live

The Capital One Cup final is scheduled for a 4:00 pm GMT (9:30 pm IST, 11:00 am ET) start, with live coverage on Ten Action and Ten HD in India. The match can also be watched online via live streaming on Ten Sports Live.

In UK, catch the action live on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 1 HD, with an option to live stream the match online on Sky GO. Catch the action in the US on beIN Sports USA; the game can also be live-streamed online on beIN Sports Online.

Viewers in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the London derby via live streaming online on beIN Sports Connect, while South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa viewers can do the same on SuperSport online.

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