UEFA Europa League 2020-21 Porto vs Juventus: Head to head Stats; Probable Playing XI; Match Details WAC vs TOT Live Streaming online- Finalists of the UEFA Champions League in 2018-19 season, Tottenham Hotspur failed to qualify for the top-tier and had to be satisfied with a Europa League spot. In the second-tier European competition, Spurs have topped the group, scoring 13 points in six matches. Now, their first opponent in the knockout stages will be Austrian club Wolfsberg. The first leg will be played on February 18 at the Puskas Arena, Budapest in Hungary followed by the return leg on February 24.
Jose Mourinho’s men who are ninth in the Premier League are in danger of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League. Hence, winning the Europa League will be the only way to qualify for the top tier. While WAC are considered the underdog and will have to punch above their weight to have a chance against Spurs, the English side’s domestic form is worrying and it would be interesting to see how Mourinho goes about it.
League form: Wolfsberg: WLWLD: The Austrian Bundesliga side has had a mixed form in the last five games. With two wins, two losses and a draw, Wolfsberger will be an unpredictable side
Tottenham Hotspur: LWLLL: Spurs are in poor form having lost four of their last five matches. But Against the small-town club, Spurs will look to bounce back
Head-to-head record: This will be the first meeting between the two sides.
Attack and defence: Spurs despite a world-class attacking forward line haven’t had good time in front of goals. They have scored just three goals in the last five matches, conceding eight.
WAC have also lacked the attacking edge, scoring only four goals in the last five games. They have conceded four in the process.
Top scorers: Harry Kane and Son Heung-min are their joint top-scorer with 16 goals each. The two have also been their assist leaders. Kane have 13 to his name while Son has 11.
Dejan Joveljić with eight strikes is Wolfsberger’s top scorer.
Probable XI: Wolfsberg: Alexander Kofler; Defenders: Dominik Baumgartner, Gustav Henriksson, Luka Lochoshvili; Midfielders: Michael Novak, Sven Sprangler, Matthäus Taferner, Jonathan Scherzer, Dario Vizinger; Forwards: Dejan Joveljić, Thorsten Röcher.
Tottenham Hotspur: GK: Hugo Lloris; Defenders: Ben Davies, Eric Dier, Davinson Sánchez, Japhet Tanganga; Midfielders: Tanguy Ndombele, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, Lucas Moura; Forwards: Erik Lamela, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane.
UEFA Europa League will be broadcast live on Sony Ten Sports Network in India from 11:25 PM IST on February 17, Thursday. You can also live stream on SonyLIV app.
Match details: UEFA Europa League Round of 32
Match: Wolfsberger AC vs Tottenham Hotspur
Date: February 17, 2021
Venue: Puskas Arena, Budapest, Hungary
Time: 11:20 PM IST
Broadcast: Sony Ten 2 SD & HD