Spurs hit by suspension ahead of must-win Norwich trip

Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur – Carrow Road – Premier League – Saturday 5:30pm

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Tottenham Hotspur head to bottom of the table Norwich City, missing several key players due to suspension.

Heung-Min Son serves the second of a three-match ban following his red card against Chelsea, while both Harry Winks and Moussa Sissoko sit out due to a one-match bad for accumulating five bookings.

Dele Alli proved to be Tottenham’s match-winner against Brighton & Hove Albion last time out. However, the England midfielder appeared to be in some discomfort at the end of the game. Nevertheless, boss, Jose Mourinho, was hopeful there was little to be concerned over.

“I didn’t speak to him. I don’t know – It was the same the other day with Moussa, cramp, fatigue,” the Spurs chief explained.

“I want to believe that, but at the same time Dele is a guy that last couple of seasons had some hamstring problems, so I don’t know.

“I hope that it’s nothing.”

Relegation haunted Norwich have issues of their own ahead of the match, with Timm Klose (knee), Ben Godfrey (knee) and Josip Drmic (hamstring) all sidelined.

Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur – Head to head:

Norwich City won: 23
Drawn: 17
Tottenham Hotspur won: 31

Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur – Last five meetings (all competitions):

January 30, 2013 – Premier League
Norwich City 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur

September 14, 2013 – Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Norwich City

February 23, 2014 – Premier League
Norwich City 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur

December 26, 2015 – Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 Norwich City

February 2, 2016 – Premier League
Norwich City 0-3 Tottenham Hotspur

Jeevesie’s predictions: Norwich City 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur


Brian Jeeves

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