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Tottenham vs Fulham: Premier League preview

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ottenham have their second London derby inside three days as Fulham cross the capital.

Another stop-start display saw Spurs held by West Ham in midweek, dropping points for the second time this season in the process, and will want to avoid a repeat performance against a team expected to fight at the opposite end of the table.

Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has proven he can score against the best, though, so the visitors can fancy their chances.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Tottenham vs Fulham is scheduled for a 3pm BST kick-off on Saturday, September 3, 2022.

The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will host the match.

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Where to watch Tottenham vs Fulham

TV channel and live stream: The match will not be televised live in the UK.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Tottenham vs Fulham team news

Tottenham hope to have Rodrigo Bentancur available after he missed the draw with West Ham, while Cristian Romero is back in training.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg appeared to struggle at times with his fitness at the London Stadium, so could be rested. Heung-min Son may see his place at risk after another below-pair display.

Fulham could hand debuts to Carlos Vinicius, against his former club, Willian and Dan James, who was a target for Spurs, should they sign before the transfer deadline.

Loanee Shane Duffy is available again after being unable to face parent club Brighton.

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Tottenham vs Fulham prediction

Tottenham have been grinding out wins for an impressive start to the season, but Fulham have proven themselves to be no pushovers.

Draws with Liverpool and Wolves, wins over Brentford and Brighton and a narrow loss to Arsenal is a fine start for themselves.

They have strengthened well, bringing in three players on deadline day alone, but Spurs should have enough about them to see out the win.

Spurs to win 3-1.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Tottenham wins: 52

Draws: 30

Fulham wins: 18

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