Tottenham are main Brentford within the Carabao Cup semi-final as each look to guide a spot at Wembley.
Spurs edged previous Stoke within the final spherical whereas Championship aspect Brentford beat Newcastle to achieve the ultimate 4.
The winner in north London performs both Manchester United or Manchester City within the ultimate.
Jose Mourinho is raring to finish Tottenham’s trophy drought however they face a troublesome take a look at towards the Bees to maintain their cup hopes alive.
Thomas Frank’s aspect are going properly within the Championship and have beat 4 top-flight sides within the cup already.
Tottenham v Brentford: The right way to hear
This match will get below approach at 7:45pm on Tuesday, January 5.
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Tottenham v Brentford: Crew information
Tottenham: Lloris, Aurier, Sanchez, Dier, Reguilon, Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Ndombele, Lucas, Son, Kane
Subs: Hart, Alderweireled, Davies, Tanganga, Winks, White, Alli, Bergwijn, Vinicius
Brentford: Raya, Dalsgaard, Pinnock, Sorensen, Henry, Janelt, DaSilva, Jensen, Canos, Mbuemo, Toney
Subs: Daniels, Emiliano, Forss, Ghoddos, Fosu, Roerslev, Stevens, Gilbert, Haygarth
Tottenham v Brentford: What has been mentioned?
Jose Mourinho believes tonight’s semi-final tie is the most important sport since he arrived at Tottenham.
He mentioned: “Sure, I feel so. Within the perspective of the membership chasing silverware for a few years, I’d say so.
“After all we all the time have necessary matches, final season we had a match at Palace that will give us participation on this season’s Europa League or not.
“The match towards Leeds was essential as we went just a few video games and not using a victory within the Premier League however I’d say a semi-final is all the time a vital match. The one yet another necessary is a ultimate.”
Mourinho added: “For me each competitors is necessary. I received the Carling Cup in my first season after just a few months in England in 2004-05, so for me each competitors is completely different and it doesn’t matter the membership the place you might be or the ambitions you’ve.
“Each competitors is necessary. That’s my approach of issues, particularly at a membership with out silverware for multiple decade.
“After multiple decade, each competitors turns into extra necessary and if we win two matches we win a trophy.
“Two troublesome matches, after all, but when we win we get a trophy which I feel can be an excellent factor for the membership and for the gamers.”
Tottenham v Brentford: Match stats and details
- That is the fourth time Spurs and Brentford will meet within the League Cup, with all earlier three conferences coming throughout two legs within the second spherical in 1992-93, 1998-99 and 2000-01, with Spurs going by every time.
- In all competitions, Brentford have by no means received an away match towards Spurs in seven makes an attempt (D2 L5). Their final win over Spurs was in March 1948 in a league match at Griffin Park.
- Spurs are taking part of their 16th League Cup semi-final, progressing from eight of their earlier 15 makes an attempt, most not too long ago in 2014/15. They’ve all the time progressed when dealing with a non-top-flight aspect (1970-71 vs Bristol City, 2008-09 vs Burnley, 2014-15 vs Sheffield United).
- Brentford are that includes of their first ever League Cup semi-final, changing into the 59th workforce to achieve this stage. The final time a workforce reached this stage for the primary time and progressed to the ultimate was in 2012-13 (Bradford City and Swansea City).
- Brentford wish to register three consecutive wins within the League Cup for the primary time of their historical past.
- Brentford have already eradicated 4 Premier League groups on this season’s League Cup, solely the second non-Premier League aspect to take action in a season, after Bristol City in 2017-18 who have been finally crushed within the semi-final by Man City.
- Spurs boss Jose Mourinho has received 15 of his 17 house League/FA Cup matches as supervisor towards non-Premier League sides (D1 L1) – his solely failures have been towards Bradford City in January 2015 with Chelsea within the FA Cup (2-Four loss) and Derby County in September 2018 within the League Cup (2-2, misplaced on pens).
- Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is trying to develop into the third supervisor to achieve the League Cup ultimate with three completely different golf equipment, after Ron Atkinson (Man Utd, Sheffield Wednesday, Aston Villa) and Ron Saunders (Norwich, Man City, Aston Villa).