Tottenham Hotspur will host Borussia Dortmund in the 2nd leg of the Europa League Round of 16 at the White Hart Lane on Thursday, March 17, starting 8:05 GMT.
The upcoming clash is a second big game happening alongside the Manchester United versus Liverpool match at Od Trafford.
As per the Sportsmole reports, Tottenham could face elimination from the UEFA Europa League of they fail to overturn the three-goal deficit against Dortmund in the first leg. Mauricio Pochettino received much “praise” for turning the Spurs into “surprise” league contenders, notes the source. But the Spurs manager faced criticism for his team selection in the first leg.
The source quotes, “The Argentine did not opt for a full-strength side at Signul Iduna Park and he was punished for it as the Bundesliga club ran out comfortable 3-0 winners.”
Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel remains positive about sealing their fate for the Quarter Final spot. Dortmund remains a difficult side to beat especially after gaining an upper hand over the premier league team.
As per the BBC reports, Tuchel doesn’t want to change the team combination at White Hart Lane. Pochettino is expected to go out with a full squad in their own backyard and bank on the home support to produce a miracle performance from the German side.
Here are all the details related to the upcoming clash. Stay tuned for more updates on the Europa League.
Tottenham Hotspur possible starting lineup: Lloris; Trippier, Wimmer, Alderweireld, Davies; Dier, Dembele; Son, Alli, Lamela; Kane
Borussia Dortmund possible starting line-up: Weidenfeller; Piszczek, Bender, Hummels, Schmelzer; Weigl; Durm, Castro, Mkhitaryan, Reus; Aubameyang
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Tottenham Hotspur vs Borussia Dortmund, Europa Champions League Round 16 2nd Leg
Date: Thursday, 17 March 2016
Time: 8:05 pm GMT
Venue: White Hart Lane
Live Stream: BT Sport