Tottenham Hotspur will lock horns with Burnley on Sunday, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, hoping to produce a positive result on their home turf. The Lilywhites will be coming into the match after an encouraging 3-0 victory in the North London Derby against Arsenal.
They’ve shortened the Gunners’ lead to one point in the Premier League standings as the Spurs’ race for the top four remains alive with two games left as the season comes to a close.
Antonio Conte’s side are left without the services of Sergio Reguilon, Japhet Tanganga, Oliver Skipp and Matt Doherty. Cristian Romero remained sidelined for the North London derby due to hip problems, he remains doubtful to start in the upcoming encounter as well.
Antonio Conte would probably opt for the 3-4-3 formation, with Eric Dier featuring in the heart of the Spurs’ three-man rearguard.
3-4-3 Tottenham Hotspur Predicted Lineup Vs Burnley
Hugo Lloris will operate between the sticks for the upcoming fixture. The France shot-stopper would hope to put up a strong performance and secure a clean sheet on Thursday.
Eric Dier will form the centre-half partnership with Ben Davies and Davinson Sanchez at the heart of Spurs’ backline.
Ryan Sessegnon should start at the left-mid position, whereas Emerson Royal will fill in on the other flank as the right-mid. The full-backs will be expected to stay compact and keep their shape defensively.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg might start in the holding midfield position along with Rodrigo Bentancur, with the former assigned with more of a defensive role to shield the back three.
Son Heung-min and Dejan Kulusevski will take up the wide positions, playing on the left and right-wing, respectively.
Harry Kane will lead the line for Tottenham Hotspur in midweek. The England international remains in great form having scored two against the Gunners in a decisive derby.
Lucas Moura could come off the bench to make an impact in the second half of the match if needed.