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Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Cardiff can capitalise on Tottenham's tough week

Barca beating may have softened Spurs up

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock shouts instructions
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Kick-off 3pm Saturday

Tottenham are doing just about enough to keep their fans on their side but they have had a tough week, losing 4-2 to Barcelona on Wednesday, and may be worth opposing when they play struggling Cardiff.

Getting any points from the big boys is tough for promoted teams but Cardiff could not have picked a better time to take on the Lilywhites.

The Londoners are likely to be feeling mentally and physically tired after their midweek exertions and may lack creativity with Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Mousa Dembele injured.

Recommendation
Cardiff or draw double chance
1pt 10-3 bet365

Bet on this game at Soccerbase.com

Team news
Tottenham
Jan Vertonghen, Dele Alli (both hamstring), Christian Eriksen (abdominal strain), Mousa Dembele and Serge Aurier (both thigh) are out but Michel Vorm (knee) is available.

Cardiff
Junior Hoilett (virus) is available but Aron Gunnarsson (knee) will not be ready until after the international break.

Key stat
Tottenham have conceded at least two goals in four of their last five home matches.


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Tottenham have conceded at least two goals in four of their last five home matches
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