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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Brentford: League Cup game time, TV channels, how to watch

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Spurs are 90 minutes away from the League Cup final.

Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur - Carabao Cup Quarter Final Photo by Andrew Kearns - CameraSport via Getty Images

Stoke City in the League Cup quarters. Marine in the FA Cup. Wolfsberger in the Europa League. Now Brentford in the League Cup semis. It is easy to feel pessimistic as a Tottenham Hotspur supporter, but getting the best possible draw four times in a row is certainly preferable to the alternative.

After a 1-3 victory in Stoke two weeks ago, a win over Brentford on Tuesday would put Spurs in April’s League Cup final, as this year’s semifinal contests are one-legged. Brentford is no pushover, but is not quite Manchester City or Manchester United, who face off in the other semifinal.

Tottenham has not faced its London neighbor in over 20 years, but Brentford should not be overlooked. After finishing third in the Championship last season, the Bees are again near the top of the table this season and have already taken down Southampton, West Brom, Fulham, and Newcastle during their cup run.

Spurs got a good win over Leeds on Saturday and can feel a little better after a rough stretch in the league during December. The club’s ongoing trophy drought has been well-documented, but there should be a few opportunities to finally bring it to an end this year. A positive result against Brentford would make that reality very possible.

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How to Watch

Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Time: 2:45 p.m. ET, 7:45 p.m. BT
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, England
TV: none (USA), Sky Sports Main Event (UK)
Streaming: ESPN Plus (USA), Sky GO Extra (UK)

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