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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Fiorentina 2016: Game time, TV schedule and live stream for UEFA Europa League

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Tottenham Hotspur have their European football future to play for as they host Serie A club Fiorentina in the second leg of their Europa League knock-out round today at White Hart Lane. One week ago, Spurs battled to a contentious 1-1 draw with La Viola in a match that saw the Lilywhites pick up a crucial away goal, but not a more important win.

Spurs are banged up after it was announced that striker Harry Kane and midfielders Mousa Dembele and Tom Carroll will miss the match due to injuries picked up in recent games. Hugo Lloris, however, is fit and will very likely captain the side. Tottenham have a crucial league match against Swansea coming up this weekend, so it's unknown how Mauricio Pochettino will rotate for this match, but at the minimum, expect fullbacks Ben Davies and Kieran Trippier to rotate back into the starting lineup.

Spurs can advance to the next round of the competition with a win or a scoreless draw but must be careful not to concede to a Fiorentina side that is third in the Serie A table in both points and goals scored. Federico Bernadeschi scored Fiorentina's lone goal in Florence and has this season been one of La Viola's more potent attacking threats. Also keep an eye on central midfielder Milan Badelj; Spurs have been linked to the 26 year old defensive midfielder through several dubious media reports, so this would be a good opportunity to watch him in an actual game.



How to Watch

Date/time: Thursday, February 26, 2016, 8:05 p.m. (UK), 3:05 p.m. ET (USA)
Venue: White Hart Lane, North London, UK
Official: Ovidiu Alin Haţegan (ROU)
TV: Fox Sports 2 (USA), ESPN (UK), beIN Sports (Canada), not televised (Australia), other listings at
Streaming: Fox Sports GoFox Soccer2Go (USA), ESPN3 (USA - Spanish), BT Sport Live Streaming (UK)
Radio: Audio streamed at, also BBC Radio London and TalkSport

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