Premier League The first day of the year does not rest. Tottenham Hotspur from Mauricio Pochettino visit Cardiff City the twenty-first day of the English Championship. After falling from 3 to 1 in front Wolverhampton Wanderers In their last appearance, the Spurs want to return as the only escort in Liverpool, the leader of the domestic competition. The event starts in 14:30 and be televised ESPN.
In the pre-match, both technical directors appeared to reporters and won the match at Cardiff City Stadium. Neil Warnock, home team coach, attacked his opponent and said it was a very complicated duel: That's an incredible challenge. They have many quality players. The bad result is a disaster in the press, but our opponent is very good and it is useful for us to face the players of that quality. I admire Maurice Pochettin and his team, he said.
For his part, Pochettino noted that despite the superiority of his team compared to his rival, this was a side-effect. To be a very tough game. Cardiff City is a very strong club. We have to defeat Wolverhampton behind. Our goal is to be ready for the competition because we will need a lot of energy for playing over the next few weeks.
Formation Neil Warnock placed in the playfield to enforce in local conditions formed: Neil Etheridge; Bruno Ecuele Manga, Sean Morrison, Sol Bamba and Joe Bennett; Aron Gunnarsson, Harry Arter and Victor Camarasa; Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Josh Murphy and Callum Paterson.
Eleven players representing Tottenham Hotspur in Wales will be: Hugo Lloris; Kyle Walker-Peters, Toby Alderweireld, Davidson Sanchez and Danny Rose; Harry Winks, Christian Eriksen, Moussa Sissoko and Dele Alli; Lucas Moura and Harry Kane. For this encounter, Pochettino will not be able to count on Jan Vertonghen, Sergei Aurier, Erica Dier and Mous Dembele.