Sat fifth in the table, Tottenham Hotspur are chasing their rivals for a top-four spot and question marks have been asked about the Lilywhites’ squad, who of course endured a premature exit from the Champions League.
With Thursday night football to contend with one again, Spurs’ push for a spot in the top-four has taken a hit and Mauricio Pochettino needs to ensure his squad do not fall behind in the race- which makes tonight’s clash with Chelsea even more testing.
However, Spurs may fancy their chances of ending Chelsea’s tremendous winning run of 13 matches and they have the players capable of causing an upset.
Here, we’ve identified the starting XI that Pochettino should select to see off the threat posed by Spurs’ London rivals. Hit the navigation buttons below to advance through pages!
GK: Hugo Lloris
Tottenham’s captain and arguably their most important player, Hugo Lloris is crucial to how Spurs’ season ends up. However, having kept just one clean sheet across his last six appearances in all competitions, the 30-year-old needs to up his game.
Against the likes of Eden Hazard and Diego Costa tomorrow, Lloris will certainly be tested heavily and it will take a top-class performance to keep the Blues at bay. Having said that, he’s capable enough of doing so.