Big changes expected, as always with Pochettino.
Tottenham Hotspur will book their place in the Europa League’s knockout stages if they beat Serbia’s Partizan Belgrade tonight.
Here’s the team we expect Mauricio Pochettino to start with at White Hart Lane:
GK: Michel Vorm
Hugo Lloris has been Tottenham’s best player this season by a long way, but, against a fairly impotent attack – Partizan have scored just one goal in four Europa League games – Pochettino will feel comfortable giving Vorm a rare run-out.
RB: Eric Dier
The two Kyle’s – Walker and Naughton – are not fully fit, so Dier should continue at right-back.
LB: Ben Davies
Davies has been a regular in Tottenham’s European games this season.
CB: Vlad Chiriches
Chiriches played at right-back for the second half of Sunday’s 2-1 win at Hull, doing fairly well. His performances at centre-half have been far from impressive, but, with Federico Fazio banned and Younes Kaboul struggling with injury, the Romanian will be given another chance in the middle.
CB: Jan Vertonghen
Spurs will need a solid and experienced defender to play alongside Chiriches.