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Alli out, Alderweireld in: Tottenham ring the changes for Brighton clash

Tottenham Hotspur have this evening announced the club’s starting lineup for their clash with Brighton & Hove Albion, with manager Mauricio Pochettino having rung the changes.


The two sides are set to go head to head at the Amex Stadium from 7.45, with hosts Brighton coming into proceedings in a respectable 13th-place in the Premier League table, 7 points clear of the relegation zone.

Chris Hughton’s men fell to a disappointing defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace last time out, after seeing their valiant comeback efforts fall short in a 3-2 loss at Selhurst Park.

Tottenham, meanwhile, currently sit 4th in the Premier League table, 7 points clear of London rivals Chelsea, though Mauricio Pochettino’s men fell to a 3-1 loss to champions Manchester City in their last outing.


The starting lineups of both sides were announced a short time ago, with hosts Brighton making 2 changes from the XI that took on Crystal Palace:

Tottenham, meanwhile, make a hefty 6 changes, with the big news seeing Toby Alderweireld step back into the heart of the North Londoners’ back-four alongside Jan Vertonghen.

There are also starts for Lucas Moura, Moussa Sissoko and Victor Wanyama, with Dele Alli dropping out:

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