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FA Cup Third Round: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Morecambe match thread, live blog and how to watch

It’s the second of three cup ties in a row.

Tottenham Hotspur Training Session Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images

The third round of the Football Association Challenge Cup is in full swing. Saturday provided us some great drama including League One side Cambridge United knocking off Premier League side Newcastle United at St. James Park. Today, Tottenham Hotspur look to avoid a similar fate as they host another League One side in Morecambe FC.

Spurs will be without the services of Son Heung-Min for this match and, given the matchup as well as the looming second leg of the Carabao Cup mid-week against Chelsea, we’re expecting a rotated side for this match. What that lineup looks like remains to be seen, but this is one of those matches Spurs should win as they face a team that is relegation threatened in the third tier.


How to Watch

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Morecambe, FA Cup Third Round Proper

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, England

Sunday, January 9, 2022

When: 9:00 AM ET, 2:00 PM UK

TV: Premier Sports 2 (UK)

Streaming: ESPN+ (USA), Sportsnet Now Plus (CAN)

Live Blog

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