CONFIRMED: Tottenham and Stoke line-ups

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Here is how Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City will line up for this afternoon’s match:

Tottenham starting XI: Lloris, Naughton, Fazio, Kaboul, Rose, Capoue, Mason, Chadli, Eriksen, Townsend, Kane

Tottenham subs: Vorm, Dier, Vertonghen, Dembele, Lamela, Adebayor, Soldado

Stoke starting XI: Begovic, Bardsley, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters, Walters, Sidwell, Bojan, Nzonzi, Moses, Diouf

Stoke subs: Sorensen, Muniesa, Ireland, Arnautovic, Adam, Cameron, Ireland, Crouch

Tottenham Hotspur take on Stoke City at White Hart Lane this afternoon hoping to make it four wins on the bounce in all competitions. That said, Mark Hughes' side are just two points behind Mauricio Pochettino’s men and will not be an easy proposition.

Tottenham will hope recent history is a sign of things to come, with Spurs unbeaten in their last five encounters with Stoke and winning the last three. While Hughes will be hoping his side improves on their recent away form, which has seen them take just a single point since their famous victory at the Etihad Stadium earlier this season.

This match really could go either way and both sides will be quietly confident while wary of the opposition.

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