Confirmed: Fiorentina v Tottenham line-ups: Mason starts

Tottenham are hoping to avoid a repeat of last season.

Tottenham Hotspur take on Fiorentina this evening in the Europa League, hoping to avoid a repeat of the clash last season between the two sides in the first knockout round.

Spurs lost that encounter 3-1 on aggregate, with the match in Florence a 2-0 defeat. This time around much has changed.

All three of Fiorentina's scorers from the tie are no longer at the club, sold or sent out on loan, while then boss Vincenzo Montella has been replaced by Paulo Sousa.

Spurs are currently flying high in the Premier League, sitting in second position after a strong season which has seen them lose only three games in the division.

They finished top of their Europa League group, losing only once, an away tie to fellow qualifiers Anderlecht.

Their big change for this evening is injury enforced with star goalkeeper Hugo Lloris missing out, and Dutchman Michel Vorm standing in.

Fiorentina lineup


  • Ciprian Tătărușanu
  • Marcos Alonso
  • Davide Astori
  • Gonzalo Rodríguez
  • Nenad Tomović
  • Jakub Błaszczykowski
  • Tino Costa
  • Josip Iličić
  • Borja Valero
  • Federico Bernardeschi
  • Mauro Zárate

Substitutes: Cristiano Lupatelli.

Tottenham lineup


  • Michel Vorm
  • Toby Alderweireld
  • Ben Davies
  • Kieran Trippier
  • Kevin Wimmer
  • Dele Alli
  • Tom Carroll
  • Nacer Chadli
  • Christian Eriksen
  • Ryan Mason
  • Heung-Min Son

Substitutes: Luke McGee, Eric Dier, Danny Rose, Kyle Walker, Mousa Dembélé, Joshua Onomah, Harry Kane.

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