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Tottenham take on Sheffield United at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium looking to maintain their position in the top of the table. Spurs are just two points off Manchester City following the brilliant win over Burnley.
Tottenham vs Sheffield United Predicted Lineups and News
Tottenham have made a brilliant start to the season with the team only dropping two points from the opening round of games. Spurs might have started with a draw against Brentford in the first game, but they have now picked up consecutive victories. Sheffield United are just above the relegation zone following a return of just one point. The Blades are just above the relegation zone as a result.
Team news: Tottenham
Ryan Sessegnon is missing from action because of a hamstring injury while Bryan Gil and Rodrigo Bentancur are recovering from groin and knee surgeries respectively. Alfie Whiteman is the other key player unavailable for Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou because of an ankle injury, which has forced him into surgery.
A major doubt for the game will be Giovani Lo Celso, who did not feature in the international fixtures for Argentina owing to a thigh strain. However, there is positive news in the form of Sergio Romero and Heung-Min Son have been able to shake off injury problems from the midweek and they should be able to feature in the upcoming match.
Tottenham Predicted Lineup
Guglielmo Vicario, Pedro Porro, Cristian Romero, Micky van de Ven, Iyenoma Udogie, Pape Sarr, Yves Bissouma, Dejan Kulusevski, James Maddison, Manor Solomon, Heung-Min Son
Team news: Sheffield United
Sheffield United may not have sent many of the players to international duty, but there are plenty of injury problems for the blades coming into this match. There are no less than eight players who can miss the match. Yasser Larouci has been suffering from a back injury from the recent matches, while the bulk of injury problems revolve around players like John Fleck and Daniel Jebbison, who are suffering from calf and illness respectively.
Rhys Norrington-Davies is struggling with a thigh injury while Max Lowe will be ruled out of the game due to an ankle problem. In terms of being big doubt for the game, Sheffield United are sweating on the fitness of Anel Ahmedhodzic and Rhian Brewster owing to hamstring and thigh injuries.
Sheffield United Predicted Lineup
Wesley Foderingham, Anel Ahmedhodzic, John Egan, Jack Robinson, Jayden Bogle, V. de Souza, Oliver Norwood, Gustavo Hamer, Luke Thomas, Oliver McBurnie, Cameron Archer
Will Heung-Min Son Play Today?
Heung-Min Son had been unavailable for all the international matches due to a potential injury. The South Korean international came up with a hat-trick in the win over Burnley in the last match. However, he was substituted after 72 minutes as a precaution.
He did play in the goalless draw with Wales for the full 90 minutes. Manager Ange Postecoglou will be relatively happy that Heung-Min Son – as an important player for Tottenham after the departure of Harry Kane – is likely to be fit for the upcoming game.
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