Spurs eye up Europa progress

Tottenham Hotspur v Dinamo Zagreb – UEFA Europa League Round of Sixteen first-leg – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium – Thursday 8pm – Preview

With games coming thick and fast, Tottenham Hotspur will be keen to build a sizable first-leg advantage when Croatian league leaders, Dinamo Zagreb arrive in N17 for a UEFA Europa League Round of Sixteen tie.

This will be the twelfth match the Lilywhites have played in this seasons competition and although Jose Mourinho is expected to rotate his squad, the tournament offers a genuine opportunity of silverware for the North Londoners.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is amongst those expected to be rested, particularly with a vital North London derby coming up at the weekend. Dele Alli and Eric Dier are likely to start, Meanwhile, Giovani Lo Celso is back in training following a nagging hamstring injury but the tie could come too soon for a return to the starting line-up.

(More to follow shortly…)

Jeevesie’s prediction: Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Dinamo Zagreb

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Brian Jeeves

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