Already in the League Cup final, the quest continues for Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup, with another winnable fixture on the docket. Against all odds, Spurs have somehow continued to receive favorable draw after favorable draw, this time matched up against Wycombe Wanderers in the Fourth Round. They will have to make a quick trip outside London, but this a simple one on paper.
Wycombe is dead-last in the Championship but did defeat league-mate Preston North End in the Third Round of the FA Cup. That is about the only highlight of their season though, with relegation squarely in the picture. Spurs should be able to field a fairly rotated sided and still come out ahead, which is important with Liverpool visiting on Thursday.
Tottenham has faced Wycombe just one other time, coincidentally also in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup. The 2017 tie was quite memorable, with four second half goals — including a 89th-minute Dele Alli equalizer and a late stoppage-time winner from Heung-Min Son — stealing the 4-3 victory at White Hart Lane.
Hopefully this match does not require the same heroics. Spurs cruised against Marine in the Third Round and had a pair of comfortable League Cup wins over the past month against similar levels of competition. A win today would set up a steeper test against Everton in the Fifth Round, but all things considered, there could be worse draws.
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