Predicted Tottenham line-up to play Arsenal: Three changes from Pochettino

Here is how we predict Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal will line up this weekend:

To be played on Saturday 5th March 2016 at 12:45. Venue: White Hart Lane, London

Odds: Tottenham 13/8, Draw 9/4, Arsenal 7/4

Tottenham Hotspur welcome Arsenal to White Hart Lane on Saturday for a huge Premier League encounter that will go a long way to deciding the destination of the title.

Current leaders Leicester City will be desperate to see these two teams draw but both will be smarting from midweek defeats.

Tottenham missed the chance to go top when they lost 1-0 away to West Ham United while Arsenal saw a lead slip at home as they crashed 2-1 to Swansea City.

The North London derby is always an entertaining affair but this one is arguably the most important in the Premier League era, with Tottenham knowing a win would see them move six points clear of the Gunners with just nine matches remaining.

In early team news, Spurs are without Jan Vertonghen, Mousa Dembele and Clinton N’Jie but have an otherwise clean bill of health.

Arsenal cannot call on Jack Wilshere, Tomas Rosicky, Santi Cazorla, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Laurent Koscielny and, in the biggest blow to their title hopes, Petr Cech.

With all that in mind here is how we expect the two sides to line up on Saturday lunch-time.

Tottenham predicted lineup

  • Hugo Lloris
  • Toby Alderweireld
  • Danny Rose
  • Kyle Walker
  • Kevin Wimmer
  • Dele Alli
  • Eric Dier
  • Christian Eriksen
  • Erik Lamela
  • Ryan Mason
  • Harry Kane

Arsenal predicted lineup

  • David Ospina
  • Héctor Bellerín
  • Gabriel Paulista
  • Per Mertesacker
  • Nacho Monreal
  • Francis Coquelin
  • Aaron Ramsey
  • Mesut Özil
  • Olivier Giroud
  • Alexis Sánchez
  • Danny Welbeck

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