Tottenham vs Newcastle team news: Harry Kane keeps his place up front for Spurs while Andros Townsend makes rare start

The match kicks off at 7.45pm

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Harry Kane will once again lead the line for Tottenham this evening, as Mauricio Pochettino leaves Roberto Soldado on the bench for their Capital One Cup quarter-final clash with Newcastle United.

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Emmanuel Adebayor is not yet ready to feature for the club since his return from compassionate leave, while the Spurs boss offers rare starts to Andros Townsend and Michel Vorm.

Newcastle will be hoping that Ayoze Perez can maintain his goalscoring form in the capital.

The Spaniard found the net in the weekend defeat to Arsenal having previously scored the winner at White Hart Lane, when these two team met in the league back in October.


Tottenham starting XI: Vorm, Chiriches, Fazio, Vertonghen, Rose; Bentaleb, Stambouli; Chadli, Eriksen, Townsend; Kane

Substitutes: Lloris, Kaboul, Naughton, Capoue, Dembele, Lamela, Soldado

Newcastle United starting XI: Alnwick; Dummett, Coloccini, Williamson, Haidara; Colback, Sissoko; Perez, Cabella, Gouffran; Riviere

Substitutes: Woodman, Satka, Streete, Anita, Roberts, Vuckic, Armstrong.