Tottenham get their FA Cup campaign underway when they welcome Morecambe to North London.
Antonio Conte’s side will have hopes of ending their lengthy trophy drought this season and will be hoping that a victory over the League One side can set them on the right path.
Morecambe will be hoping to pull off a huge upset
Spurs have showed signs of recovery under Conte and find themselves in sixth spot in the table and will know that victory in the cup can keep that momentum going.
For Morecambe it’s something of a free swing and so they’ll be hoping to cause the upset of the weekend.
Tottenham v Morecambe: Date and time
The FA Cup third round clash is set to take place on Sunday, January 9th at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
Kick-off is scheduled for 2pm UK time.
The winners of the clash will go straight into the hat for the fourth round draw that takes place on Sunday afternoon.
Harry Kane is set to be rested against MorecambeGetty
Tottenham v Morecambe: talkSPORT coverage
Coverage of the FA Cup clash will be live on talkSPORT 2 this weekend.
Build up will get underway at 1pm on Sunday afternoon with commentary coming from Ian Danter and former Tottenham striker Clive Allen.
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Tottenham v Morecambe: Team news
Spurs could rest Harry Kane for the FA Cup third round clash against Morecambe.
Son Heung-min, Cristian Romero and Steven Bergwijn are all set to miss out, however Eric Dier and Ryan Sessegnon could be in contention.
For the visitors Cole Stockton is expected to be available for the clash.
Son Heung-min will be out for two weeks through injuryGetty
Tottenham v Morecambe: What’s been said?
Spurs boss Antonio Conte said: “I think for sure this game could be a good opportunity to make rotations and give chances to players who didn’t play so much in the last period.
“But as you know very well, the FA Cup is an important competition and we want to try to go to the next step and it will be important for us to win the game.”
Morecambe boss Stephen Robinson said: “I’ve been involved in some big games, cup finals in Scotland, so it ranks up there.
“It’s something I’m looking forward to. Antonio (Conte, Spurs boss) is a top manager.
“He’s been there, done it and managed at the highest level, so it’s a game I’m going to enjoy.”
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