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Wolverhampton Wanders vs. Tottenham Hotspur: match thread & how to watch

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Spurs look to halt their Premier League skid.

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It may be the festive period, but spirits are not too bright around Tottenham Hotspur right now. With just one point taken from their last three league matches, Spurs have dropped from the top of the table to outside the top four. The season is still relatively young, but it is hard to not let old feelings start to creep in.

To turn things around, Tottenham must get a result at the Molineux against an always tricky Wolves side. The home team has struggled out of the gate with as many wins as losses thus far and goals hard to come by. They have lost three of their four December matches, though that win did come over Chelsea.

Last season saw the visiting side take three points both times. Lucas Moura scored early last December, but it took a memorable Jan Verthongen winner in stoppage time to claim the 1-2 victory. Meanwhile, an opener by Steven Bergwijn and a rare Serge Aurier goal were not enough in a 2-3 collapse in March.

Wednesday’s win over Stoke City — and subsequent semifinal draw — give Spurs a great shot at a League Cup final, and maybe this positive result can translate back to the league. Either way, Jose Mourinho must find a way to stop the bleeding. With four matches over the next 10 days, the time to rebound is now.

Lineups

How to Watch

Date: Sunday, December 27, 2020
Time: 2:15 p.m. ET, 7:15 p.m. BT
Location: Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, England
TV: NBCSN (USA), Sky Sports Main Event (UK)
Streaming: NBCSports.com (USA), Sky GO Extra (UK)

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