Happy Spursday, Spursland! Do you like width? Well, screw you! Aaron Lennon and Steven Pienaar are still not 90 minutes fit, meaning Tottenham Hotspur are stuck playing a central player on the right side of midfield again. Harry makes one change from the Arsenal match, bringing in Jake Livermore for Jermain Defoe with Sandro recovering from a knock. Newcastle United have selected an unchanged side. Here are the lineups.
Tottenham Hotspur lineup (4-2-3-1): Friedel; Assou-Ekotto, Kaboul, King, Walker; Parker, Livermore; Bale, van der Vaart, Modric; Adebayor
Substitutes from: Cudicini, Bassong, Rose, Giovani, Townsend, Defoe, Pavlyuchenko
Newcastle United Lineup (4-4-2): Krul; Simpson, S. Taylor, Coloccini, R. Taylor; Obertan, Cabaye, Tiote, Gutierrez; Best, Ba
Substitutes From: Elliot, Santon, Gosling, Marveaux, Ben Arfa, Lovenkrands, Sh. Ameobi
For Newcastle, the biggest thing to note is the bench. Santon, Marveaux, and Ben Arfa are finally fit and able to make an impact for them. For Spurs, it's disappointing that neither Lennon or Pienaar was fit enough to make the bench. But, Giovani dos Santos is back! Yay!
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