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Bale was carried off injured last night

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Theo Walcott ruled out of England World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro

The forward will be sidelined for up to 10 days

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The Cottagers won 1-0 thanks to Berbatov's winner

Moussa Dembélé puts Inter defeat to one side ahead of Fulham clash

Few teams dislike a derby as much as Fulham, whose record against their closest neighbours, Chelsea, is nine wins in 77 games; against Arsenal, eight in 52; and against today's opponents Tottenham, 12 in 78.

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Brede Hangeland confident Fulham can spring surprise against Tottenham

The Cottagers play at White Hart Lane next weekend

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<b>TOTTENHAM...</b><br/>
<b>Hugo Lloris:</b> One second-half fumble aside, his handling and positioning were solid and he could do little about the goal. <b>7/10</b>
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<b>Kyle Walker:</b> Kept busy throughout and was rarely able to attack as a consequence, but he stuck to his task with diligence. <b>6</b>
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<b>Michael Dawson: </b>His passing is not always as smart as it could be but there are few more determined centre-backs. <b>7</b>
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<b>Jan Vertonghen (pictured):</b> Outstanding display. Strong in the tackle, calm in possession and made several decisive interventions. <b>9</b>
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<b>Benoit Assou-Ekotto:</b> Generally able to keep Walcott quiet. One cross should have resulted in a goal for Bale. <b>7</b>

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Striker has just returned from the African Nations Cup

Theo Walcott celebrates scoring against Chelsea

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Striker has 18 goals for his club this season

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Welbeck has been accused of not scoring enough goals

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Spurs' hopes of signing the striker in £18m deal thwarted until the summer at least

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