Tottenham Hotspur play their first match after two public dressing downs from boss Tim Sherwood against Benfica. View Spurs’ predicted line-up here.
Tottenham Hotspur face SL Benfica in the last 16 of the UEFA Europa League, in what remains their last and most realistic chance of a trophy.
Tim Sherwood has had some strong words for his players in the days leading up to the game, and it will be interesting to see the Spurs team’s reaction in this knockout fixture.
View the expected starting XI below.
While Hugo Lloris has tended to be rested for away legs of the UEFA Europa League, with veteran American Brad Friedel travelling in his stead, the Frenchman has often played the home games
With Spurs manager Tim Sherwood desperate for a trophy, he could feature here.
Lloris is unlikely to be one of the men Sherwood is referring to when he talks about players capitulating. He does not react well to losing, as the video below illustrates.