Tottenham vs Leeds United – Premier League: live score and updates
Tottenham vs Leeds United LIVE: Jose Mourinho looks to reignite title challenge hours after Spurs admit three key players broke Covid-19 rules by spending Christmas together
- Tottenham are back in action after seeing their midweek home game postponed
- Jose Mourinho’s side were at the stadium when the Fulham game was called off
- Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds are the visitors to north London in Saturday’s early game
- Latest Premier League news, live action and results can be found here
- Premier League table – as it stands
Tottenham return to action having seen their midweek visit by Fulham postponed less than four hours before kick-off due to a Covid-19 outbreak in their opponent’s camp.
There are no such concerns if the game will go ahead this time round as Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United side make the trip to the capital.
Tottenham had a run as league leaders but a recent dip in form and results has seen them fall 10 points adrift of defending champions Liverpool, who went into the new year sat top.
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The players have arrived at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium ahead of kick off in what promises to be a blockbuster of a Premier League clash.
Leeds, who love to throw men forward and play expansive football, will feel they can cause an upset away from home against a Tottenham side that pride themselves on maintaining a strong structure and are happy to play without the ball.
Two contrasting styles, but which one will prevail?
Tottenham stars Sergio Reguilon, Giovani Lo Celso, Erik Lamela and West Ham’s Manuel Lanzini broke government Covid-19 rules by spending Christmas together.
In a photo which is believed to have been posted by one of the footballer’s friends on Instagram, the four players are pictured in one house with 11 other adults, two children and a baby.
Spurs XI: Lloris, Doherty, Alderweireld, Dier, Davies, Winks, Hojbjerg, Ndombele, Bergwijn, Kane, Son.
Subs: Reguilon, Hart, Rodon, Sissoko, Alli, Tanganga, Lucas Moura, Fernandes, Vinicius.
Leeds XI: Meslier, Dallas, Ayling, Struijk, Alioski, Phillips, Raphinha, Rodrigo, Klich, Harrison, Bamford.
Subs: Poveda-Ocampo, Casilla, Helder Costa, Hernandez, Cresswell, Shackleton, Jenkins, Casey, Huggins.
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