Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia Preview, Predictions
UEFA Champions League, England
Date: Wednesday, 6th December 2017
Kick off at 19:45 [UTC/UK]
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London, England
Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia Preview, Predictions, Team News, Lineups: After being thrown out of UEFA champions league in group stages, will APOEL Nicosia managed to win this last game and qualify for Europa?
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Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia – Possible Lineups
Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia Preview, Predictions, Lineups: Following are expected starting lineups from both sides:
Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia – Recent Performance:
Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia Preview, Predictions: Here is how these teams have been performing recently in UEFA Champions League so far:
So far Tottenham Hotspur hasn’t faced a defeat in total five games played. They have registered a victory in four where rest one was a draw. In an away game against Borussia, they grabbed a 1-2 victory. They defeated the same team again in the home game with dominating 3-1 lead. Their away game with Real Madrid was a 1-1 draw. However, in the home game, Spurs defeated Real Madrid with a 3-1 lead. They clashed with APOEL Nicosia in the away game and registered a maiden 0-3 victory.
Their run was pretty bad in UEFA league. Out of five total games played, APOEL Nicosia hasn’t won any. They lost three games and rest two were draws. In a home game, Real Madrid thrashed them badly with a 0-6 defeat. Both their away and home games against Borussia Dortmund were 1-1 draws. They lost to Tottenham Hotspur by 0-3 in their home game. It was surprising that they even failed to score on their home turf. Real Madrid also dominated them in an away game which turned out to be a 3-0 defeat for APOEL Nicosia.
Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia – Team news, Tactical Analysis
Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia Preview, Predictions: Let us see how this game will affect the standings of both teams in the league and also have a look at some injury and suspension news:
There are a number of injuries to deal with for Spurs. CB Toby Alderweireld, DMF Victor Wanyama will stay out of the squad due to injuries. Davidson Sanchez has sustained and will be serving a suspension on the weekend so we can expect to see him in action.
They are currently at top of the table with 13 points. With a win, they can secure this position at the end of the group stage of UEFA Champions League and they will definitely put efforts to make sure this game goes in favor of none but themselves.
There are only two casualties for APOEL Nicosia ahead of this important game. GK Boy Waterman and RB Zhivko Milanov will stay out of action for this match as they have sustained injuries. Rest of the squad is all set and fit for this upcoming game.
They are currently in the last position in the group with 2 points. If they somehow manage to win against their dominating opponents Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid defeat Dortmund, then they will successfully qualify for Europa league. Their hope of entering playoffs has been long gone.
Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia – Head to Head Stats
- They have only met once previously. The game as a 0-3 home loss for APOEL.
Tottenham Hotspur vs APOEL Nicosia – Predictions
Spurs do have a upper hand here clearly. However, looking at their recent form out of UEFA, it is quite possible APOEL will give them a tough fight for their existence in Europa League. Still, the game is more likely to go in favor of Tottenham Hotspur.
Final Score 2 – 0
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