YOU’RE THE BOSS: Who should start for Spurs vs Young Boys


Roman Pavlyuchenko

Tottenham Hotspur face one of the biggest games in our history tonight when we take on Young Boys in the second leg of our European tie.

With a place in the group stages of the Champions League up for grabs. We want to know who YOUR Spurs XI would be.

Here’s what we have come up with. LEAVE YOUR SPURS STARTING XI BELOW


Corluka King Dawson Assou-Ekotto

Lennon Huddlestone Palacios Bale

Pavlyuchenko Defoe

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  1. I thought Defoe was injured and out for the month?

    In any case, I would start Huddlestone and Jenas in the Middle for work thic and his passing is better than Palacios.
    Pav should start i think with either Keane or Dos santos in and around him as I think we will find space tonight. Keane and Gio can find Pav in the box, he does the rest.

    I fancy 3-0

  2. Id start :
    Kaboul King Dawson Bale
    Lennon Huddlestone Palacios Gio
    Crouch Defoe

    Knowing Arry he will start with Crouch and Defoe, hopefully Crouch can use his pressence in the air to nod us ahead early, if not i can see Pav coming on at half time.

    COYS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2-0 to the Spurs

  3. Its to risky to play Defoe especially now Harry has told them he his having an operation This would be my first half team GOMES kABOUL DAWSON KING GALLAS OR EKOTOO LENNON KRANJCAR hUDDLESTONE BALE CROUCH KEANE

  4. Gomes

    Corluka King Dawson Assou-Ekotto

    Lennon Huddlestone Palacios Bale

    Pavlyuchenko keane wouldnt risk defoe just in case makes injury worse and kaboul is rubbish

  5. Gomes
    Kaboul – King – Dawson – Bale
    Lennon – Hudd – Palacios-Kranjcar
    Pav – Defoe

    Leave Crouch and Dos Santos on the bench for later if we need to change the game

  6. Gomes
    Corluka King Dawson BAE
    Lennon Huddle Palacios Kranjcar Bale

    Midfield is key – have to win that battle.
    Sub Defoe in 60:th min against Pav or 2MP (can´t decide) if we´re in the lead.
    If need of goals sub Defoe, Corluka and Palacios for Pav, Gio and 2MP in the 60:th (or earlier…) min.

  7. Sorry, pretty much all of you would play Pav?……he was shit against them last week! Ok so most of our players were shocking but Pavs touch is just awful…..Has to be Crouch & Defoe up top to start although 'arry has said JD's only got 60mins in him. Gallas obviously can't play so has to be King and Dawson at the back and seeing as Modric is out Bale will be left wing and Ekotto at LB. Corluka doesn't do it for me so after some good performances at the end of last season i'd go with Kaboul to complete the back four. Lennon and Gomes are obvious and so is Thudd IMO…….leaving either Jenas or Palacios in the other CM position really…….can never tell if Jenas will turn up and although Palacios hasn't looked like the Sgt for a while, it has to be him! Like Gio & Kranjcar so would turn to them to change it if needs be…..

    Kaboul King Daws Ekotto
    Lennon Tommy Palacios Bale
    Defoe Crouch

  8. Centre midfield should be interesting, palacios clearly isn't the player he was and without modric he may well start. i personally think jenas should start instead of wilson as he is much better going forward and would make us more likely to get an early goal.

    if we do get through tonight we must get rid of crouch and bring in someone better. the man is not good enough… simple as. although pav had a shocker last week in the 1st leg, he still has the ability to produce a goal out of nothing even when things aren't going for him, as he showed with his goal. pav to start with defoe.

    we should be fine… i'm saying 3-1

    • Bucks.Spurs I like the look of your team formation, plenty of support for Pav from midfield, but I know Harry will go 4-4-2

  9. Gomes

    Kaboul King Dawson Ekotto

    Lennon Huddlestone Modric Bale

    Crouch Defoe

    Subs: Pav in for Defoe, Keane in for Crouchy
    Kranjcar in for Modric or Lennon

  10. 4-3-2-1


    —-Kaboul Dawson King Ekotto—-



  11. Gomes
    Corluka King Dawson BAE
    Huddlestone Palacios Jenas
    Lennon Bale

    Effectively a 5 man midfield, but with Lennon & Bale in similar positions to how City played Milner & Johnson on Monday night. Let them both zip inside and outside and alternate sides.

  12. I am actually quite nervous – I thought we would be too good for them last week and before we knew it, 3 down.
    I would go…
    Kaboul Dawson King Bale
    Lennon Hudd Palacios Kran
    Crouch Defoe

    Their RM gave BAE a torrid time, he was the key to us being so deep and easy to get at – not so when Bale went back there. Strong start, get comfortable, control the ball (If Wilson has his passing game on) go ahead and not
    look back. 2 – 0 Please……

  13. ——————-Gomes—————————




    Defoe sits behind Crouch. This is the winning lineup!
    Pav comes in as substitute.

  14. Fancy us tonight but feel we have got to get at them early, pressure them all over the pitch. I would go for:


    Kaboul King Dawson Bale

    Lennon Tommy Niko Gio

    Defoe Crouch

  15. Why are the majority goin for a 4-4-2 it doesn't work in europe and they will play 5 in midfield like last week where we were over-ran. It should be Gomes Kaboul Dawson King Assou-Ekotto Lennon Hudd Palacios Kranjcar Bale Crouch.

  16. gomes
    corluka king dawson ekotto
    lennon hudd krancjar bale
    pav crouch

    we need to open these boys up excuse the pun ( though i'm sre thats what arsene wenger would say to the gooners if they were in our position) so no place for wilson.
    we are going to win 2-1 the lads always make us sweat and niko first goalscorer should make for a profitable night.


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