Tottenham Hotspur is stumbling on multiple fronts right now. The gap behind fourth place Chelsea sits at five points with multiple clubs in between the London rivals in the table, a second leg in Leipzig awaits with a 1-0 deficit heading into the tie, and critical injuries have damaged the starting XI, including now a knock to Hugo Lloris.
Nevertheless, Spurs continue on three fronts, with the FA Cup resuming on Wednesday. Despite unimpressive performances in their first two rounds, the chance for a Quarterfinals appearance looks promising. Sure, Middlesbrough and Southampton both fought for draws at home before dropping the replay fixture in London, but the Fifth Round will be played at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
The visiting Norwich City still sits at the bottom of the Premier League table. This will be the third match in a little over two months between these two sides, with Spurs winning at home and drawing on the road. Even without any real strikers and their starting keeper, odds are in favor of the home team. Nothing seems to come easy anymore, but this is a fairly straightforward fixture.
The FA Cup may very well be Tottenham’s best shot at a trophy this year. While most of the performances have been uninspiring, all it takes is a win to advance and keep staying alive. Jose Mourinho still seems unsure of his best lineup, and cup ties typically feature rotation anyway, so there may be some unique combinations on the pitch Wednesday. With the way things have been going as of late, any change is probably a good thing.
#THFC: Vorm, Aurier, Dier, Sanchez, Vertonghen (C), Winks, Skipp, Lo Celso, Dele, Bergwijn, Lucas.— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) March 4, 2020
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◾ Four changes to Friday's starting XI
◾ Vrancic, Trybull, Rupp, and Drmic come in
How to Watch
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Time: 2:45 p.m. ET, 7:45 p.m. BT
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, England
Streaming: ESPN+ (USA), BT Sport Live (UK)
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