Pointless Spurs In Trouble Ahead of PSV Clash

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli, will their crucial Champions League match at PSV Eindhoven due to a hamstring injury he sustained weeks ago.

Alli has missed the last four games but remains unfit as he is trying to build up his fitness after

Also, defenders, Danny Rose and Jan Vertonghen are still out due to a groin and hamstring injury respectively.

Both teams have lost their opening two Group B games, with Barcelona and Inter Milan collecting maximum points so far.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino added: “Christian Eriksen is fit to be selected and we’ll see tomorrow if he will play from the start of the game or from the bench.”

The Eindhoven side who are on a nine-match winning run in the Dutch Eredivisie, have no fresh injury woes, with only New Zealand international Ryan Thomas missing with a long-term knee problem.

Tottenham’s losses to Inter Milan and Barcelona have seen them pointless in Group B, and although if they lose on Wednesday night they would not be out of the competition mathematically. However, only Newcastle has ever qualified after losing their opening three group games – in 2002-03.

Pochettino made it clear that both teams need to win, in order for it to be a great game. However, only one team can take all three points.

“For us, it’s a game where we need to get the three points and we need to play thinking like that, and if we want to be alive in this competition. My approach is always to win.”