Inter-Tottenham live: team news and predicted line-ups

18 September at 10:00
Inter play their first Champions League game in the last six years tonight. The Nerazzurri will be facing Tottenham Hotspur in the opening tie of this Champions League campaign.
The match starts at 18.55 and this is all you need to know ahead of the kick-off:
This will be the fifth meeting in European competition between Inter Milan and Tottenham Hotspur, with both sides winning two matches each of the previous four.
 
Both Inter Milan and Tottenham have won their two previous home games against the other, with neither side managing to pick up a victory on the road against their counterparts.
 
There have been 19 goals scored in the four previous meetings between Inter Milan and Tottenham, with the Italian side netting nine times, compared to Spurs’ 10.
 
Tottenham last met Inter Milan in the Champions League back during the 2010-11 group stages, losing 3-4 away from home (despite Gareth Bale scoring a hat-trick) and winning 3-1 at home.
 
Team news:
 
Vrsaljko and Lautaro Martinez are injured and Spalletti should pick up a three-man defense with Candreva favorite to start over Politano. Nainggolan and Perisic will play behind Mauro Icardi although the Croat is not 100% fit and could be replaced by Keita Balde. Icarid is set to play his first Champions League game. 
 
Pochettino is without Hugo Lloris, Dele Alli and Moussa Sissoko who are injured. Toby Alderweireld and Kieran Trippier did not travel with the rest of the team.
 
PREDICTED LINE-UPS

INTER (3-4-2-1):Handanovic; Skriniar, de Vrij, Miranda; Candreva, Vecino, Brozovic, Asamoah; Nainggolan, Perisic; Icardi. All. Spalletti. 

TOTTENHAM (4-2-3-1): Vorm; Aurier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Rose; Dier, Dembelé; Lucas, Eriksen, Son; Kane. All. Pochettino. 

LIVE UPDATES:

13.00 - Skriniar: 'Kane can score at all times'


12.30 - Wanda Warns Spurs

OUR VIEW: WHO IS BETTER KANE OR ICARDI?

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