Always playing on the road is about the only complaint Tottenham Hotspur can have regarding its cup draws this year, save for an early contest against Chelsea. Things will likely be tougher from here on out, however, as the team progresses deeper in multiple knockout competitions.
A memorable Third Round trip to Marine and a 1-4 dispatching of Wycombe in the Fourth Round have set up an FA Cup date with Everton on Wednesday. The Toffees set Spurs off on an inauspicious start to the Premier League season in September and currently sit ahead in the table, though their recent form has not been dominant by any means.
Jose Mourinho gave himself a little breathing room by dispatching West Brom on Sunday, but he will likely see the door if he cannot bring home some silverware this season. The FA Cup is still a viable pathway, and while Everton are no easy opponent, there were theoretically worse draws out there.
Spurs hope to carry some momentum forward from the weekend after three straight defeats prior. Staying alive in the cups is probably the most important thing right now, so expect a good lineup even with Manchester City this Saturday. There is still plenty of time to turn things around, and matches like these can be a big boost.
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