Tottenham are again in Champions League motion as they tackle German aspect RB Leipzig within the first leg of their spherical of 16 tie on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
The sport comes simply three days after Spurs recorded a dramatic 3-2 win over Aston Villa within the Premier League. A objective from Son Heung-min with simply 30 seconds of stoppage time left to play ensured that Jose Mourinho’s males would take all three factors again to London with them.
That consequence, coupled with Chelsea’s loss towards Manchester United simply over 24 hours later implies that Spurs at the moment are inside one level of fourth place – with a visit to Stamford Bridge subsequent on the league schedule.
Nevertheless, Tottenham have been dealt a serious harm blow this week with the information that Son Heung-min is ready to endure surgical procedure on a damaged arm. The harm is ready to maintain the South Korean out for ‘plenty of weeks’ and soccer.london understands that the timeframe for restoration is between six and 12 weeks.
It implies that Spurs must cope in the intervening time with out an skilled recognised striker, which means that Jose Mourinho can have some troublesome choices to make forward of the sport towards Leipzig.
Tottenham followers have additionally been making their choice on the group forward of the match.
In assault supporters wish to see Lucas Moura take up the central function left by Son, with Lamela and Bergwijn providing help from vast areas.
Followers have additionally chosen to see a change within the left-back place with Japhet Tanganga coming in for Ben Davies.
In midfield the returning Giovani Lo Celso and Tanguy Ndombele exchange Eric Dier and Dele Alli within the followers’ group.
Tottenham followers’ XI: Lloris; Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Tanganga; Winks, Ndombele, Lo Celso; Lamela, Lucas, Bergwijn
The group sees 4 modifications from the group that got here out as winner towards Aston Villa within the Premier League on the weekend.