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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Toronto FC (Friendly) Lineup and Match Thread

Spurs are playing! A friendly, but who cares. Spurs! Football! Ben Davies!

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight's friendly between Tottenham Hotspur and Toronto FC kicks off at 7:00 PM eastern. The big news is that Ben Davieswho is a left back, will be starting tonight at left back. Kyle Walker has apparently recovered from his groin injury and will be available off the bench. The rest of the team looks roughly the same as we saw for the friendly in Seattle. The starting lineup is different, but attempting to parse meaning from that seems pointless to me.

Jermain Defoe starts for Toronto.

We will see if Pochettino's lineup shakes out as another 4-3-3 with Étienne Capoue in the pivot or a 4-2-3-1 with a double pivot of Ryan Mason and Capoue. This looks pretty close to a first-choice front four, so it will be fun to see how well they work together.

The match will be televised on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and Watch ESPN in the United States. It will also, I think, be streaming on the official website for subscribers there.

COYS(DGI). Come on you Spurs (don't get injured).

Enjoy the match, and remember the advice of Bill and Ted. Be excellent to each other.