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Kane and Son survive rotation rumours as Brighton host Spurs

Harry Kane (£11.0m) and Son Heung-min (£9.8m) have survived rotation rumours to start Tottenham’s trip to Brighton on Saturday lunch-time.

Mauricio Pochettino has made four changes side that was defeated by Leicester City last weekend in a bid to revitalise Spurs’ 2019/20 campaign. 

Danny Rose (£5.5m) drops out at the expense of Ben Davies (£5.4m) while Serge Aurier‘s (£4.9m) suspension sees Moussa Sissoko (£5.0m) moving to right-back.

Eric Dier (£4.9m) earns a start with Harry Winks (£5.4m) dropping to the bench, while Erik Lamela (£6.1m) also starts in the lunch-time kick-off at the Amex Stadium, alongside Christian Eriksen (£8.8m).

Pochettino had hinted earlier in the week that rotation could be on the horizon within his Spurs side, and his team selections for the visit to the Amex are representative of a manager who will be hurting from a series of poor domestic and European results. 

The Argentinian will be desperately hoping that his side can bounce back in emphatic fashion on the south coast, but they will come up against a Brighton outfit who will be equally keen to get their 2019/20 campaign back on track. 

Graham Potter has made just one change to the team who visited Stamford Bridge last wekeend with Yves Bissouma (£5.0m) dropping to the bench and Aaron Connolly (£4.5m) earning his first Premier League start of the 2019/20 campaign. 

The Brighton manager’s decision to drop a midfield player in Bissouma and play Connolly up front could be representative of a plan to attack a fragile Spurs side on the counter-attack.

However, that might increase the onus on Lewis Dunk (£4.6m) and Adam Webster (£4.4m) to keep things tight against a Spurs attack eager to make-up for their humiliating defeat to Bayern Munich.

Potter will be looking for a response from his Brighton side after they comfortably beaten 2-0 by Chelsea last time out, as the Seagulls go in search of their first league win since the opening day against Watford. 

Brighton XI: Ryan; Burn, Dunk, Webster, Montoya; Alzate, Mooy, D Stephens, Groß; Maupay, Connolly.

Spurs XI: Lloris; Davies, Vertonghen, Alderweireld, Sissoko; Dier, Ndombele; Eriksen, Lamela, Son; Kane.

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1,323 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Goat
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Lovren. Oh poo

  2. tafrère
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Owning Son is such a Dissapointment. Never got any of his hauls, never.

  3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Kane with a terrible shot

  4. Bossworld
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Dunk first sub for some top-notch KDB bench-w*nkery

  5. Rash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Congrats brighton defence owners, cantwell blocking my montoya points.

  6. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Ffs Harry

  7. KGFC
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Lol @ Kane

  8. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Wahey Harold.

  9. ^Freedom Fighter^
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Harry Kane misses with left foot in the box

  10. Hy liverpool
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 29 days ago

    Lovren starts too

  11. Ben Marlin
      5 months, 29 days ago

      Lundstram or a Leicester defender?

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Leicester defender to take advantage of those fixtures.

    • La Roja
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 29 days ago

      Lucas Moura coming on

    • Differentiator
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 29 days ago

      Dunk last on my bench

    • Trophé Mourinho
        5 months, 29 days ago

        i dont even want to hear my phone go again, probably going to say 4-0

      • Demí
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Lovren and Adrian. No way Vardy isn't scoring today

        1. Marvin de Milo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 29 days ago

          Adrian has done well to be fair to him.

      • The Casual One
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Cantwell haul incoming

      • Woy_is_back
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Kane should score

      • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Son fail

      • La Roja
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Milner starts, Salah off penalties

        1. Longlatini
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 29 days ago

          Good shout

      • My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Son out

      • Bun Rab L4D3
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Son off
        Lucas On

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Son off for Moura

      • 1zverGGadeM
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Kane in a pijamma suit still trying to hit the target

      • Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Son set.

      • Longlatini
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Bye Son

      • Catastrophe
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 29 days ago

        Son owner with Montoya on the bench. Come on Sonny boy.

        1. Longlatini
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 29 days ago

          Timing

        2. Zim0
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 29 days ago

          Oh dear

        3. Catastrophe
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 29 days ago

          Marvellous timing.

          1. KDB4PREZ
              5 months, 29 days ago

              All in the name buddy 🙂

          2. Burger
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 29 days ago

            Oh, how awks

        4. seewhyaxe
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 29 days ago

          son fail, wow.

        5. FOO FIGHTER
            5 months, 29 days ago

            Son subbed. FFS! What a waste of an FT!

          • KGFC
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 29 days ago

            Son off... feck off Poch. Lamela, Dier and others but take off Son!

          • Ógie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            5 months, 29 days ago

            Cantwell starts Dunk blocker 🙁