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Tottenham Hotspur vs. APOEL 2017 live stream: time, TV channels, and how to watch Champions League online

Tottenham are set to run out the reserves and the kids in a dead-rubber Group of Death Champions League game.

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Apoel Nicosia v Tottenham Hotspur - UEFA Youth League
This is Kazaiah Sterling, playing against APOEL in the UEFA Youth League. Today, he may play vs. APOEL in the Champions League.
Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur are expected to run out a heavily rotated team of reserve players and youth academy graduates today in what is a dead-rubber, meaningless Champions League match against APOEL today at Wembley Stadium. Why is it dead rubber? Because Spurs have already clinched first place in the Champions League Group of Death, that’s why. And doesn’t it feel great to say that?


Match Date, Time and Location

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 2:45 p.m. (USA), 7:45 pm (UK)
Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom
Match official: Slavko Vinčić (SVN)

TV Channels

United Kingdom: BT Sport 3
USA: Fox Sports Plus, Fox Sports regional networks (check local listings), ESPN Deportes+ (Spanish)
Canada: Not televised
Australia: Not televised

Other countries can find their match listings at


United Kingdom: BT Sport Go
USA: Fox Sports Go / Fox Soccer Match Pass / ESPN3 / WatchESPN / (free 7-day trial)


Audio streamed at (requires free OneHotspur membership), also often at BBC Radio London, BBC Radio 5 Live, and TalkSport


This match doesn’t matter. Like, it literally makes no difference whatsoever. Tottenham have already clinched their group and progressed to the Champions League Round of 16, so it makes not an iota’s worth of importance in the grand scheme of things.

Mauricio Pochettino knows this, and while he won’t run out the entire U23 squad, he has already said he will rest Harry Kane, Christian Eriksen, Eric Dier, and Hugo Lloris. Dele Alli will play because he missed the first three games of the group stage. Youth teamers Kazaiah Sterling and Luke Amos will be in the match day squad. Everyone else? No clue.

So the pressure’s off. Winning is nice, but I don’t care if they get blown out of the water by an APOEL squad that can clinch Europa League participation with a win. Instead, I shall watch this match (delayed, tonight, after work) with the freedom of knowing that it’s a showcase for the younger members of the Tottenham squad.

You should too. COYS!

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