Tottenham only need to travel outside of London once in the Premier League for fixtures between October 29 and February 11.
This Premier League season is very different to any one before, given that the World Cup is set to be played in the middle.
That is perhaps why the Premier League has given the green light for five substitutions in the competition but, even then, player fatigue could be a big problem in the final few months of the campaign.
Tottenham are likely to be one of the worst affected teams in the Premier League, with a lot of the club’s first-team players expected to travel to Qatar in November.
However, Antonio Conte will be thankful for the fixture list his side has leading up to the World Cup and immediately after it.
Following their trip to Bournemouth on October 29, Spurs do not have to travel outside London until their clash at the King Power Stadium on February 11.
During that time, Spurs play at home to Liverpool, Leeds, Aston Villa, Arsenal and Man City. Meanwhile, their away fixtures come against London sides Brentford, Crystal Palace, and Fulham.
Conte will be hoping that the club’s European assignments will also not involve long-distance travel.
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The fact that we are in the Champions League rather than in the Europa or the Conference League is also a huge bonus as it means that we are not likely to travel to eastern Europe for many matches.
Even if there is an increased risk of injuries to many of our players in the second half of the season due to the World Cup, we now arguably have the squad to cope with that.
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