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Burnley v Tottenham live commentary and squad news: Sean Dyche considering changes and Nuno Espirito Santo could go for a solid Spurs roster in Carabao Cup clash with Dele Alli absent


Tottenham Hotspur will face Burnley in the Carabao Cup fourth round at Turf Moor as they look to get back on track.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have had a mixed start to the season, with their latest result being a 1-0 loss to rivals West Ham United.

Sean Dyche and Nuno to face off at Turf Moor

A successful cup race would be a big boost for North London, but they will face a tough test.

Burnley is also keen to launch his own campaign after a rough start.

Sean Dyche will want to make it difficult for Spurs and create a surprise, but the Clarets have only won one of their last 14 games with their opponents tonight.

But is the Carabao Cup, with inevitable changes, the perfect competition for a rare result?

Burnley v Tottenham live commentary and squad news: Sean Dyche considering changes and Nuno Espirito Santo could go for a solid Spurs roster in Carabao Cup clash with Dele Alli absent
Tottenham players appeared dejected in despicable display against West Ham
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Burnley vs Tottenham: how to listen

The Carabao Cup fourth round match is scheduled to take place on Wednesday October 27 at Turf Moor.

Kick-off is 7:45 p.m. UK time.

talkSPORT 2 will have live coverage with Jim Proudfoot and Micky Gray providing commentary.

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Burnley v Tottenham live commentary and squad news: Sean Dyche considering changes and Nuno Espirito Santo could go for a solid Spurs roster in Carabao Cup clash with Dele Alli absent
Kane and his teammates had no shots in the second half against West Ham
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Burnley v Tottenham: team news

Dyche will look to make changes to his Burnley squad for the draw.

Dale Stephens, Matej Vydra and Charlie Taylor could clash as the Clarets look to use their squad in a busy schedule.

Tottenham will have Matt Doherty back in contention for the Burnley clash.

The full-back has been out of action since taking a hit internationally, but could return for the Turf Moor clash as Nuno himself considers.

The only injury is Ryan Sessegnon, a long-term absence, while Dele Alli has been left out of the squad, according to the Daily Mail.

Burnley v Tottenham live commentary and squad news: Sean Dyche considering changes and Nuno Espirito Santo could go for a solid Spurs roster in Carabao Cup clash with Dele Alli absent
Tottenham were poor against Arsenal but Alli has not played a minute of league football since his halftime withdrawal
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Burnley vs Tottenham: what was said?

Burnley boss Sean Dyche said: “Winning improves mood, it improves what you do, but since there is no guarantee of winning, I think you have to make sure there is an approach. consistent work.

“I find it important that with all the successes we’ve had over the years, we stay intact as a group and what we’re doing on the training ground.

“There is always an advantage and it doesn’t guarantee results, but I think it always gives you a better frame of mind to play football and achieve what you want to achieve.

Burnley v Tottenham live commentary and squad news: Sean Dyche considering changes and Nuno Espirito Santo could go for a solid Spurs roster in Carabao Cup clash with Dele Alli absent
Dyche could sound the changes against Spurs
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” The ambiance is good. We had a positive posting in Southampton, a few positive postings recently. Trying to add to the positive feeling is winning games and that overlaps the mindset and what you do.

“We are all aware of the importance of the league schedule and how important it is to the club, but it’s always nice to do well in these tournaments if you can and so far we’ve passed the first two turns.

“It is not an easy task against Tottenham, they are a very high level group of footballers, but we like to think ours is growing.

“We are improving, we are getting stronger again and I think the mentality is good. So we definitely take the game without a doubt. “

Meanwhile, Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo said: “We have players we need, players who work hard, maybe with the hope that they will have more minutes, the hope that they deserve more minutes, but it’s up to us to all deal with these situations individually, while looking for what are the best partnerships for what we want to be as a team.

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