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Live Match Preview – Rennes vs Tottenham 16.09.2021


Team news and statistics ahead of Rennes vs Tottenham in the Europa League Conference group stage on Thursday; kick off at 5.45 p.m.

Team news

Tottenham Boss Nuno Espirito Santo has confirmed that Heung-min Son and Eric Dier did not travel to France for the Europa League game with Rennes.

Son injured his calf on international duty and Dier suffered a dead leg in the 3-0 defeat at Crystal Palace on Saturday. Neither traveled on Wednesday, with Ryan Sessegnon, but Steven Bergwijn did following a recent ankle injury.

Tottenham will again be deprived of their South American trio Giovanni Lo Celso, Cristian Romero and Davinson Sanchez, who have traveled to their country without their club’s permission, and will be disciplined on their return.

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Ahead of the world’s first zero-carbon game between Tottenham and Chelsea on September 19, Spurs’ Eric Dier explains some of the sustainability measures the club have taken.

Lo Celso, Romero and Sanchez have spent the last 10 days in Croatia, training on their own to avoid having to isolate themselves in a government hotel in England.

Reindeer striker Martin Terrier (thigh) is not expected to be available, with Jeremy Doku also missing (hamstrings). Alfred Gomis (40s), Birger Meling (adductor) and Lovro Majer (hip) should also be absent.

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FREE TO WATCH: Highlights of Crystal Palace’s win over Tottenham

How to follow

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When are the group stage matches of the Europa Conference League held?

Day 1: September 16, 2021
Day 2: September 30, 2021
Day 3: October 21, 2021
Day 4: November 4, 2021
Matchday 5: November 25, 2021
Matchday 6: December 9, 2021

All the key dates of the Europa Conference League

February 17 & 24, 2022: Knockout play-offs
March 10 & 17, 2022: round of 16
April 7 & 14, 2022: Quarter-finals
April 28 & May 5, 2022: Semi-finals
May 25, 2022: Final (National Arena, Tirana)





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