LIVE: Tottenham host Mura as they search for a first Europa Conference League win, while West Ham play Rapid Vienna in the Europa League… plus updates with Celtic also in action
- Tottenham will hope to pick up a first Europa Conference League win tonight
- Out of form Spurs drew with Rennes in their opening group tie a fortnight ago
- Nuno Espirito Santo will hope for an emphatic victory against minnows NS Mura
- Also in action are West Ham, who take on Rapid Vienna in the Europa League
- Elsewhere, Celtic face Bayer Leverkusen in another intriguing European clash
- Latest Europa Conference League news, including live action and results
- Latest Europa League news, including live action and results
Tottenham will look to lift the doom and gloom around the club by picking up their first Europa Conference League victory of the season when they face NS Mura.
NS Mura, from Slovenia, lost 2-0 against Vitesse in their opening group game, and Spurs are firm favourites to pick up their maiden win in the new competition.
Nuno Espirito Santo will be hopeful of picking up an emphatic result, with the pressure building on him after three consecutive limp Premier League defeats.
Sportsmail’s DANIEL DAVIS will provide live coverage as Tottenham go head-to-head with NS Mura, while West Ham take on Rapid Vienna in the Europa League.
We’ll also keep you up-to-date with Celtic, who host Bayer Leverkusen in an intriguing clash.
Also in action are West Ham in the Europa League, and they welcome Rapid Vienna to the London Stadium in search of another superb result.
Here are the starting line-ups for that one…
West Ham XI: Areola, Johnson, Dawson, Diop, Cresswell, Benrahma, Rice, Noble, Yarmolenko, Vlasic, Antonio
Substitutes: Fabianski, Zouma, Fornals, Lanzini, Bowen, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Soucek, Kral, Randolph, Baptiste, Alese
Rapid Vienna XI: Gartler, Aiwu, Greiml, Wimmer, Ullmann, Petrovic, Grahovac, Arase, Knasmullner, Fountas, Kara
Substitutes: Ljubicic, Ballo, Schick, Hofmann, Unger, Stojkovic, Auer, Grull, Kitagawa, Hedl
Nuno Espirito Santo has insisted that he is not panicking about Tottenham’s horrendous run of form, and has also called for calm ahead of tonight.
Spurs are in freefall after suffering a third successive Premier League defeat to Arsenal, and supporters are angry about their style of play.
A victory today would help steady the ship, but it is back in domestic action that the team will be forced to answer the majority of questions.
To read boss Nuno’s full quotes during yesterday’s press conference, click the link below!
Starting XI: Obradovic, Karnicnik, Marusko, Gorenc, Kozar, Lorbek, Kous, Horvat, Sturm, Marosa, Mulahusejnovic
Substitutes: Zalokar, Erjavev, Karamoko, Mahmic, T. Cipot, Pucko, Mandic, Ouro, Lotric, Skoflek, Klepac, K. Cipot
Regardless of the result at the weekend, Tottenham were always likely to make several changes for this one.
Indeed, they have made nine in total, with just Alli and Reguilon keeping their places from that horror show against Arsenal.
Romero, Doherty, Skipp and Gil are some of the notable names handed starts.
It’s a strong bench should Spurs need it, with Kane, Son and Moura all among the substitutes. Surely they won’t be needed…
Starting XI: Gollini, Doherty, Romero, Rodon, Reguilon, Dele, Skipp, Winks, Lo Celso, Gil, Scarlett
Substitutes: Austin, Hojbjerg, Sanchez, Son, Kane, Royal, Dier, Tanganga, Moura, Ndombele, White, Omole
Three wins in a row and top of the Premier League. The start of Nuno Espirito Santo’s Tottenham tenure couldn’t have gone much better.
Now, though, it’s all crumbling down. Three defeats and inspiring football have really put the pressure on the man in charge.
Tonight, he will be targeting a result that may lift the doom and gloom encompassing the club, for a few hours at least.
His side take on minnows NS Mura in the Europa Conference League and, despite making a raft of changes, Spurs are firm favourites to get the win.
Anything less, though, would be a calamity. We’ll bring you minute-by-minute coverage for that one from 8pm.
Along the way, we’ll also provide updates from West Ham’s clash against Rapid Vienna in the Europa League. Celtic are in action, too.
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