The North London’s team recent good run of form ended last time out in the League Cup semi-final first leg, as they suffered a 2-0 defeat at London rivals, Chelsea. The defeat ended a five-game unbeaten run for Spurs in all competitions.
Like Tottenham, Morecambe many have bigger fish to fry than playing in the FA Cup. However, this game could prove to be a welcome distraction from what is turning out to be a difficult League One campaign for the north west outfit.
Tottenham should win this game comfortably, but the magic of the FA Cup is that there are big shocks. We don’t think that will happen in this game though. We are looking to the goals market for our recommendations.
Tottenham vs Morecambe Head-to-head
This will be the first head to head encounter between these two rivals in recent history.
Tottenham vs Morecambe Prediction
Tottenham grew in form and confidence after going unbeaten in eight successive Premier League games. They should easily run riot past the League One strugglers who are incapable of keeping things quiet defensively against third-division opponents.
Tottenham Hotspur vs Morecambe Head-to-Head
This will be the first-ever competitive meeting between the two sides.
Tottenham Hotspur vs Morecambe Team News
Spurs suffered an injury blow this week as Son Heung-min was ruled out for about a month on account of a muscle injury. Eric Dier and Ryan Sessegnon are fit and available for selection here. The rest of the absentees for the hosts are as below:
Tottenham Hotspur vs Morecambe Predicted XI
Tottenham Hotspur Predicted XI (3-4-3): Pierluigi Gollini; Davinson Sanchez, Eric Dier, Joe Rodon; Japhet Tanganga, Harry Winks, Bryan Gil, Sergio Reguilon; Giovani Lo Celso, Dele Alli, Lucas Moura
Tottenham Hotspur vs Morecambe Prediction
Tottenham have looked solid under Antonio Conte and are just a couple of points off a top four spot in the Premier League. Despite a loss to Chelsea, they are the favorites in this cup fixture.
Our prediction for this FA Cup match
Tottenham will be aiming to book their place in the FA Cup last 32 when they host Morecambe to their Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Spurs have been making progress ever since Antonio Conte took over the reins, and it is no wonder the bookies see them as favourites to beat the League One side.
Highlighted Player (Harry Kane)
Widely regarded as one of England’s best strikers at the moment, Harry Kane enjoyed a meteoric rise at Tottenham Hotspur, scoring 21 Premier League goals during the 2014/2015 campaign to be voted PFA Young Player of the Year.
Highlighted Team (Morecambe)
Based in Lancashire, England, Morecambe are a professional club that compete in the League 2. The Shrimps were founded in 1920, and they welcome their home rivals at Globe Arena. The venue, which was opened in August, 2010, can hold up to 6,476 people.