It’s finally here! Spurs have had their fun in the California sun this week, and now it’s time to get down to business. Tottenham Hotspur will face A.S. Roma for the second consecutive summer as part of the International Champions Cup, this time at SDCCU Stadium in San Diego.
The lineup we’ll see is a complete mystery, but we know we won’t see any of the World Cup stars from England, Belgium, and France, as they’re still taking a well deserved rest. That means no Harry Kane, Hugo Lloris, Jan Vertonghen, Dele Alli, etc. We’ll probably see some Fernando Llorente, though. We’ll almost certainly see the likes of Lucas Moura, Son Heung-Min, Erik Lamela, Kyle Walker-Peters, and Davinson Sanchez. We’ll also get some development squad players as well, youngsters who are eager to impress the gaffer and hopefully secure a roster number.
There are no high stakes here. It’s about fitness, and seeing who’s got what it takes to earn a place on this Tottenham side. It’s also about giving American Spurs and Roma supporters a chance to see their favorite teams in action.
Let’s have some fun! COYS!
How to Watch
Date/time: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | 10:00 p.m. (USA), 3 a.m. Thurs. (UK)
Venue: SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, California
TV: ESPN2 (USA), Premier Sports (UK), DAZN (Canada), not televised (Australia), other listings at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: ESPN3 / WatchESPN (USA)
Radio: Audio streamed at tottenhamhotspur.com. UK - check local listings (assuming you’re up at 3 a.m.)
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