Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur

Huddersfield Town will be desperate for victory when they host Tottenham Hotspur in the top-flight for the first time since 1972.

The Terriers started the season well and went five matches unbeaten in the league and League Cup before losing two and drawing two.

They come into this game, in eighth place on the standings, having held Burnley to a goalless draw on the road, but face a significantly trickier test against Spurs.

Mauricio Pochettino's side have lost just once all season, in the league to Chelsea, and come into this match on the back of three successive wins, including a 3-0 defeat of APOEL in the Champions League on Tuesday.

While David Wagner has no new injury concerns, Spurs welcome Dele Alli and Jan Vertonghen back from their European suspensions.

Speaking ahead of the game, Town boss Wagner said: "This is the first time we meet an opponent with this quality. It's the next step and we are excited to see if we can make the step.

"We want to pull them [Spurs] down to our level on Saturday and then neutralise their offensive abilities.

"It's important that we play for three points against Spurs; we will try everything to do that."

An in depth look Huddesfield's personnel shows that Steve Mounié (heel), Kasey Palmer (hamstring), Danny Williams (foot), Collin Quaner (calf) and Jon Gorenc Stankovic (knee) all remain sidelined.

Pochettino will continue to make do without Danny Rose (knee), Victor Wanyama (knee) and Erik Lamela (hips).

Serge Aurier, meanwhile, is suspended and Mousa Dembele faces a late fitness test over an injured ankle as Christian Eriksen bids to recover from illness.

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