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The London Derby: Tottenham Hotspur vs West Ham United

The two Premier League teams who are level on points with 21 will face each other when Tottenham Hotspur host West Ham United at White Hart Lane this Sunday.

Both London rivals are just three points away to the Champions League qualification heading into this huge London derby and will be hoping to keep the threat on the top four.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino look to deliver best of his performance that they are enough to qualify for the Champions League next season also the north Londoners are hoping to improve their game under high-intensity league. The hosts look to prove themselves that they can challenge any biggest sides in the country.

No doubt, it is clear to see Spurs who have not lost a game in their last 11 Premier League matches – looking much stronger than the previous year, could lead to yet another positive result on Sunday that will prove the north London outfit are really good enough to make into the top four.

Team News:

Spurs midfielder Erik Lamela will be ruled out of action after a yellow card against the Gunners earned him a one-game suspension.

Meanwhile, there is some good news coming for the bench as midfielder Nabil Bentaleb returns to action from injury – his last game was on 29th August against Everton.

Harry Kane who scored 21 league goals last season is back in the squad and has been in sensational form, scoring 5 goals in his last 3 premier league games.

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Spurs possible starting lineup:

Lloris; Walker, Vertonghen, Alderweireld, Davies; Dier, Alli; Son, Dembele, Eriksen, Kane

West Ham United are currently sitting in fifth position in the league table.

The Hammers’ recent form has been one of the best performances of the season so far, with manager Slaven Bilic encouraging attacking form of football from his young players in the early stages of his reign.

The first-team squad in East London looks much stronger than ever before, meaning club are confident to be in the top six for most of the campaign.

The Hammers have already beaten Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal this season, and with the pressure seems to be on Tottenham to control the game from the beginning.

Team News:

The Ecuadorian forward Enner Valencia has been sidelined for four weeks with an ankle problem.

While Pedro Obiang, Diafra Sakho and Alex Song are all three will be available for the tourists as key players back into the squad.

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West Ham possible starting lineup:

Adrian; Jenkinson, Tomkins, Reid, Cresswell; Kouyate, Noble; Moses, Lanzini, Antonio, Carroll

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