Tottenham Hotspur want a win of their ultimate Europa League group stage match to seal first place and, doubtlessly, a greater draw for the knock-outs.
A spot within the final 32 is already assured, however three factors at dwelling to Royal Antwerp will make it a extra convincing marketing campaign in Europe up to now, to go together with Spurs’ glorious begin to the Premier League season.
Spurs misplaced to Antwerp earlier within the group stage however have gained six of eight video games in all competitions since that defeat. Antwerp themselves suffered defeat of their home conflict on the weekend, taking place 4-2 away to league leaders Genk.
Right here’s all the things you could know forward of the match.
The sport kicks off at 8pm GMT on Thursday 9 December.
Tottenham might be with out Serge Aurier with a slight damage, whereas Mourinho has confirmed midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg might be rested.
Tanguy Ndombele might be again for the Europa League conflict after he returned to coaching on Wednesday.
Mourinho appears sure to discipline what’s now successfully a daily European XI, that means returns to the aspect for Gareth Bale, Lucas Moura, Vinicius Junior and Dele Alli.
Antwerp might be with out Matheus and Sander Coopman, who’re injured and haven’t made the journey to London.
They may want some extent to complete prime so Leko will identify his strongest potential aspect, which ought to be spearheaded by Lior Refaelov, who has three objectives in 5 Group J matches.
Tottenham: Hart, Doherty, Sanchez, Tanganga, Davies, Lo Celso, Winks, Bale, Alli, Lucas, Vinicius.
Antwerp: Butez, Seck, Gelin, De Laet, Miyoshi, Gerkens, Haroun, Hongla, Juklerod, Rafaelov, Benavente.
Mourinho’s squad gamers have one ultimate likelihood to show their value for extra common inclusion – as soon as it will get to the knock-out levels and an opportunity of a trophy, the boss might preserve his line-up extra constant. A house win seems essentially the most possible end result. Spurs 2-1 Royal Antwerp
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