Newport County vs. Tottenham Hotspur

Newport County vs. Tottenham Hotspur

Newport will be hoping to inflict a shock defeat against the Premier League side after they beat Leeds United in the third round of the competition.

However, they go into the game on the back of a 1-1 draw against Southampton and manager Mauricio Pochettino will be keen on bouncing back with a victory against the League Two outfit.

Spurs have been title contenders in the Premier League over the last couple of seasons but have not won a trophy since their League Cup triumph in the 2007/08 season.

Newport welcome Tottenham to the Newport Stadium as they seek to pull off an alright giant-killing. Will Mauricio Pochettino rest his star players?

The London team could be forced to make a number of changes ahead of kick-off at 5.30pm, with doubts around both Toby Alderweireld and Danny Rose.

Tottenham may have to do without Hugo Lloris and Christian Eriksen again as the pair attempt to recover from illness, while Newport could be bolstered by the returns of Joss Labadie, Ben White and Matty Dolan.

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However, Tottenham face Manchester United on the Wednesday after the match and it could be too big of a risk to play players such as Harry Kane against a team 3 divisions below, with a huge match coming up in a matter of days.

Kieran Trippier and academy graduate Kyle Walker-Peters will likely be the two starting full-backs with Juan Foyth and Jan Vertonghen at the heart of the defence.

Eric Dier, Victor Wanyama and Moussa Sissoko slot into midfield, while Mousa Dembele plays.

FA CupNewport County will look to pull off more FA Cup heroics this weekend when they host Tottenham at home in the fourth round.

The two sides will be facing each other for the first time since consecutive cup meetings in 1959 and 1960, with Spurs winning both times.

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