Date: 22nd November 2015 at 12:30pm
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Tottenham Hotspur face West Ham United in a London derby at White Hart Lane with both sides aiming to close the gap between themselves and the top-four.

Following Arsenal’s defeat at West Brom on Saturday, Spurs and the Hammers can move to within two points of the Gunners, who sit in fourth.

Mauricio Pochettino’s men have not lost in the league since the opening day of the season and have yet to taste defeat in front of their own fans in the top flight this term.

And after an impressive performance in their 1-1 draw at Arsenal a fortnight ago, Pochettino’s side head into this clash full of confidence.

However, they will have to be wary of a West Ham side who have been giant killers on the road this season, beating Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool.

Slaven Bilic’s side have collected 13 points from a possible 18 away from Upton Park, with their only defeat coming at Watford last month.

The Hammers also have a decent record against Spurs in recent times; they’re unbeaten in their last five meetings and the last three at White Hart Lane.

Team News:

New England sensation Dele Alli will once again start for Spurs following his man of the match performance for the Three Lions against France on Tuesday.

Heung-Min Son is set to come in for the suspended Erik Lamela, whilst Andros Townsend could return to the squad after his suspension for an altercation with the club’s fitness coach.

Nabil Bentaleb and Nacer Chadli are still out.

Dmitri Payet and Enner Valencia are long-term absentees but Diafra Sakho and Alex Song should be available.

League Position: Spurs – 5th (21 pts); West Ham – 6th (21 pts)
Last Meeting: Spurts 2-2 West Ham (February 22, 2015)
Key Players: Spurs – Harry Kane; West Ham – Andy Carroll
Form: Spurs – WDDWWD; West Ham – DDWWLD
Shoot Says: Spurs 2-1 West Ham

 
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