How Spurs could line up vs Bayern with Alli out of favour and Kane on fire

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO is set to name an unchanged XI for Tottenham’s game with Bayern Munich tonight.The North London club came away from Saturday’s win over Southampton with no new injury worries.3Only Giovani Lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon remain unavailable, allowing Poch the luxury of picking his side on merit.And despite picking up a red card on the weekend, Serge Aurier is likely to start given his ban only applies to domestic fixtures.With Erik Lamela and Lucas Moura therefore consigned to the bench, Spurs are set to start in either a 4-2-3-1 formation or a diamond given the lack of natural width in the line-up.A goal against the Saints underwrote Tanguy Ndombele’s solid start to life in the capital and he should line up with Moussa Sissoko and the indispensable Harry Winks in midfield.A similar tag could be applied to Harry Kane who has once again found form to hit three goals in his last three outings.On the hand, Dele Alli appears far from indespensible. The England international is out of favour and yet to start in the Premier League having begun the campaign with a hamstring problem.NEITHER HER NOR THERE3Lucas Hernandez appears to have won his race to be fit but still has to beat David Alaba to start at left-back for Bayern.Likewise, Ivan Perisic should also shrug off a niggle to play some part.Given former Arsenal man Serge Gnabry’s great form down the wing, the Croatian’s most likely route to game time on Tuesday night is off the bench.Latest Football newsSILVA’S GOLDEN GIRLModel Ines Tomaz has been helping Bernardo Silva through quarantineGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titleDefinitely out for Munich are Leon Goretzka and Fiete Arp as the visitors prepare to name their settled backline of Benjamin Pavard, Niklas Sule and Jerome Boateng.Another ex-Prem star, Philippe Coutinho, should play down the middle with Robert Lewandowski up top.A cruising 3-0 win over Red Star Belgrade last month set Bayern up well for tonight’s 8pm kick-off while Spurs can probably kiss first-place in Group B goodbye if they lose, having already dropped points in the 2-2 draw at Olympiacos.3LADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict West Ham vs Palace, Saints vs Chelsea and Newcastle vs Man Utd scores this weekend and win £100Spurs stars fume at Mauricio Pochettino’s ‘agenda’ claims after Colchester humiliationlast_img