Report: The two Spurs players who risk suspension for the PL away match at Brighton

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Dom Le Roy

Premier League action returns this week and Tottenham have a mouth-watering clash to look forward to. The club will host Liverpool on Thursday night in a match that could define their hopes for the season ahead.

The last time the two sides met, Roberto Firmino scored a last-minute winner that saw the Reds jump above Tottenham to the top of the table, while Jose Mourinho and his side were left to regret missed chances once again at Anfield.

As it stands, Liverpool and Spurs sit fifth and sixth respectively in the league and defeat on Thursday could all but extinguish any dreams each team has of lifting the title.

Prior to Thursday, the North London side faced a trip to Wycombe Wanderers in the FA Cup on Monday night, winning the match 4-1.

Given the postponements that Tottenham have had to deal with in the league, the club is yet to reach the half-way point of the season, meaning that certain players will have to remain cautious if they are to escape a suspension.

Two midfielders for Spurs will be feeling such pressure come Thursday should they feature.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Harry Winks are both at risk as the pair have recorded four bookings in the league as things stand and would miss a trip to Brighton on Sunday if they pick up another (Football.London).

The Premier League has clarified that a one-match suspension will have to be served should a player receive five bookings in the first 19 games of the season (Premier League).

Spurs Web Opinion:

Fans will certainly hope to see fight from the team come Thursday. However, every game at the moment seems huge for Spurs due to how tight the league has become. Losing either midfielder would cause a headache for Mourinho as he battles through such a hectic schedule.

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