Foot Predictions shows the Europa League clash on Wednesday between Tottenham Hotspur and Wolfsberger, including hunches, news about the team and possible lineups.
Tottenham Hotspur face the Austrian side Wolfsberger on Wednesday night with one foot already in Europa League last 16.
Spurs won 4-1 in the first leg of last week and will now try to see their work stress free at home.
Jose Mourinho has a strong love affair with the Europa League and its predecessor in the UEFA Cup, and it is a competition that you can very well rely on to save your team’s season.
Tottenham were defeated 2-1 by London rival West Ham United on Sunday, leaving the team nine points out of the top four in the Premier League – a gap that is certainly insurmountable at this stage.
However, winning a cup of any kind would make this campaign a successful campaign for Mourinho, and he still has two chances to achieve that goal.
The Lilywhites have a final EFL Cup clash with Manchester City in April, while continental success is also a realistic prospect.
The Europa League round of 16 are in sight, after goals from Son Heung-min, Gareth Bale, Lucas moura and Carlos Vinicius helped Spurs to a comfortable victory last week.
Wolfsberger, who is competing in his first major European round, must now create some history if he wants to move on.
No team in the history of the UEFA Cup / Europa League has managed to overcome the disadvantage of three first-leg goals at home during the knockout phase.
Ferdinand FeldhoferThe team finished ahead of Feyenoord and CSKA Moscow, reaching the round of 16, but, placed in fifth place in the Austrian Bundesliga, the gap between them and Tottenham was revealed last week.
Tottenham also have a good record at home in Europe, winning each of the last four matches at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the Champions League and Europa League, scoring 16 goals and suffering twice.
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Giovani Lo Celso and Serge Aurier are the only ones missing from Tottenham’s injury in this game, however Joe Rodon he will also not participate, since he was not registered in the European team of Tottenham.
The son started and scored in the first leg, but he certainly won’t take any chances here, while players like Harry Kane, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Tanguy Ndombele you will also have a rest.
Vinicius is expected to return to the starting lineup after joining as a substitute last week – no Spurs player has scored more goals in the Europa League this season than the Brazilian, who has scored in each of his last three matches.
Mourinho also has to make a decision as a central defender, where Japhet Tanganga may be asked to fill in to give Davinson Sanchez and Eric Dier the night off.
As for visitors, Eliel Peretz was discarded and Sven Sprangler is taking care of an injury.
Yet, Mario Leitgeb – who started five of Wolfsberger’s six games in the group stage – is back in contention after missing the first leg.
Dario Vizinger scored in Sunday’s 2-1 win at Sturm Graz and is expected to lead the line in North London on Wednesday.
Possible starting lineup for Tottenham Hotspur:
Hart; Doherty, Alderweireld, Tanganga, Davies; Sissoko, Winks; Bale, Alli, Lucas; Vinicius
Possible Wolfsberger initial lineup:
Kofler; Novak, Baumgartner, Lochoshvili, Scherzer; Taferner, Liendl, Leitgeb, Wernitznig; Vizinger, Joveljic
Probability: Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Wolfsberger (6-1 in total)
Since August 2013 and February 2014, Spurs have not won five consecutive European games at home, although they are the strong favorites for that on Wednesday against Wolfsberger, an Austrian villain.
The hosts may have lost three of the last four games and six of the last eight backwards, but they won last week’s first leg and are expected to do the same at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
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