Sheffield United vs Tottenham: Capital One Cup match preview

A look ahead to Wednesday's semi-final second leg at Bramall Lane

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Giant killers Sheffield United will be hoping to pull off another memorable cup upset when they entertain Premier League opponents Tottenham on Wednesday.

The Blades, who go into the tie having lost 1-0 at White Hart Lane, have already knocked out third-placed Southampton of the Premier League on route to the semi-finals. And with Marc McNulty and Jamal Campbell-Ryce in a rich vein of form, fans will be hoping for another memorable evening at Bramall Lane.

Meanwhile, Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs side will be aiming to recover from their shock 2-1 defeat at home to Premiership strugglers Leicester in the FA Cup and safely book their passage to Wembley.

KICK OFF: 7:45PM

PAST THREE MEETINGS:

Tottenham 1 - 0 Sheffield United, League Cup, Wed 21 Jan 2015

Sheffield United 2 - 1 Tottenham, Premiership, Sat 10 Feb 2007

Tottenham 2 - 0 Sheffield United, Premiership, Tue 22 Aug 2006

STATS:

In the first season of the Premier League, Sheffield United crushed Tottenham 6-0 at Bramall Lane.

Tottenham’s last victory at Bramall Lane came in the fourth round of the 1990/91 League Cup - winning 2-0

Spurs have managed only three victories in their last 15 visits to Bramall Lane.

The North Londoners have a 3-0 head-to-head record against Sheffield United in the League Cup.

ODDS:

Sheffield Utd- 4/1

Tottenham- 5/6

Draw- 14/5

TV: Sky Sports 1

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