Lloris and Eriksen recalled to Spurs XI to face Southampton after Colchester loss

first_imgTOTTENHAM welcomed back skipper Hugo Lloris and wantaway playmaker Christian Eriksen to their starting XI.Spurs host Southampton off the back of two consecutive domestic defeats, against Leicester in the league and cup conquerors Colchester.1 Hugo Lloris has been recalled by Tottenham after missing the Carabao Cup embarrassment at ColchesterCredit: Getty ImagesKeeper Lloris was celebrating the birth of his third child last week, but returns today meaning there is no place for No2 Paulo Gazzaniga to play against his ex-club.Mauricio Pochettino keeps the same back four of Danny Rose, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Serge Aurier.Spurs stick to a diamond midfield with Harry Winks deep lying, Moussa Sissoko and Tanguy Ndombele other side of him leaving Eriksen in his favoured No10 role.Leading the line for Pochettino is the trusty duo of Son Heung-min and Harry Kane, who netted against the Foxes last week.Pressure is mounting on the Tottenham boss, who can count another trophy as behind him after Spurs were stunned by Colchester in the Carabao Cup.And despite being linked with replacing under-fire Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, Poch has to work his way around the side who gave him his first job in England.The Argentine manager insist there is “no room for sentiment” as the Saints visit North London looking to inflict another blow to seventh placed Tottenham.ACCA WITH LADBROKES Pick up a whole load of acca features to help you land the big oneLATEST TOTTENHAM NEWSHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerPoch said:  “It is obviously a club I know well and admire following my time there, however today there is no room for sentiment.“As always when we experience disappointing moments, we know the key is to remain calm and in our minds and focus.“As a group we have been through these situations before and I am sure we will navigate our way through this spell too.” Spurs stars fume at Mauricio Pochettino’s ‘agenda’ claims after Colchester humiliationlast_img

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