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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal: Lineups and match thread

Come chat with CFC as Tottenham Hotspur plays Arsenal for their season.

Clive Mason

Happy Spursday, Spursland! It's derby day and I'm terrified. Tottenham Hotspur are hosting Arsenal in the Premier League, and I think Tim Sherwood's team selection looks perfectly sensible. That's not to say that it will look good in practice, but I get what he's going for and it's totally fine. Here it be.

I'm a bit surprised that Emmanuel Adebayor starts despite his nagging injury issue, but I assume he was thoroughly assessed by the medical staff. I also like that the team has explicitly listed Sandro as a DM, but we'll see how that goes. As for Arsenal, they've listed Rosicky as a central midfielder and Oxlade-Chamberlain in the attacking band, but I expect the opposite.

Kickoff is at 4 pm local time, 12 pm ET. You can catch the game on Sky Sports 1 in the UK, NBC Sports Network in the US and Sportsnet World in Canada.