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Liverpool vs. Tottenham Hotspur 2016 live stream: game time, TV channels, and how to watch EFL Cup online

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Spurs are bringing a rotated side to Anfield in the Fourth Round of the League Cup.

Tottenham Hotspur v Gillingham - EFL Cup Third Round Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

In the hierarchy of competitions that Tottenham Hotspur are competing in this season, the EFL Cup is pretty much at the bottom. Certainly Mauricio Pochettino and his Spurs side want to win, but they’re also in the midst of an absolutely brutal stretch that includes two Champions League games and some crucial Premier League matches including a North London Derby.

So something has to give, and that thing is the so-called “Mickey Mouse Cup.” Spurs are expected to rotate heavily for this match so that the majority of their first XI players can get some extra rest ahead of this weekend’s match against Leicester City. But don’t think that this means that they’re punting on the competition. This Tottenham team will be full of young and hungry Spurs players that are looking to impress Pochettino and stake a claim for Premier League playing time.

While the jewel of the academy Marcus Edwards is out for a couple of months with an ankle injury (crying_emoji.gif), this is a great chance for players like Cameron Carter-Vickers, Josh Onomah, Harry Winks, and maybe even Shayon Harrison to get some critical match time against a very good Liverpool squad.

The Reds are likely to rotate themselves, but they don’t have Europe to think about. They’ll also be at home, so they’ll have the advantage. It’ll take a lot of work and maybe a little luck to get past the Reds today. But what if they did?

COYS!

Lineups

How to Watch

For USA viewers, beIN Sports Connect is streaming the match today, but if you don’t have beIN as part of your cable package, fubo.tv is offering a free 24 hour trial.

Date/time: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 7:45 p.m. (UK), 2:45 p.m. ET (USA)
Venue: Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, UK
Official: Jonathan Moss
TV: beIN Sports (USA), Sky Sports 1 HD (UK), beIn Sports (Canada), beIn Sports (Australia), other listings at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: beIn Sports Connect / Go90 (USA), Sky Go (UK), also fubo.tv (free 24-hour trial)
Radio: Audio streamed at tottenhamhotspur.com, also often at BBC Radio London, BBC Radio 5 Live, and TalkSport

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