A full match preview, including team news, plus advice on how to watch Spurs v Forest without paying for a Sky subscription.
When: 7.45pm, September 24.
Where: White Hart Lane, London.
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Tottenham Hotspur will be determined to avoid becoming the next major Premier League club to suffer an upset in the League Cup when they host Nottingham Forest this evening.
North London rivals Arsenal joined Aston Villa and Manchester United in making an early exit from the competition, with the Gunners losing 2-1 at home to Southampton last night.
With Arsenal and United already out of the equation, Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino will surely fancy his side’s chances of going all the way in the 92-team tournament.
Tottenham have lost at the third round stage twice in the past four seasons, but they have also reached the final on two occasions in the last seven years.
Pochettino’s men have plenty to prove following Sunday’s 1-0 home loss to West Bromwich Albion – a game which saw Spurs fail to score for the third time in four outings.
Nottingham Forest should not be taken lightly. The Tricky Trees currently sit on top of the Championship table, having taken 18 points from their opening eight league fixtures.
Spurs will have to keep a keen eye on Britt Assombalonga, who has already found the net eight times this term, while five-goal summer signing Michail Antonio is another potential danger man.
Tottenham are unbeaten in their last four games against Forest, winning three, but past form counts for very little.
Apart from Kyle Walker, who is recovering from surgery on a pelvic injury, Pochettino has a fully fit squad to choose from.
Andros Townsend had been a fitness doubt, having picked up a dead leg against Partizan Belgrade, but the England winger has since recovered and is available for selection.
Forest boss Stuart Pearce has a few more problems in the injury department, with Jack Hobbs, Andy Reid, Chris Cohen, Matty Fryatt and Jack Hunt all set to miss out.
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