Match Today: Tottenham vs Sporting Lisbon 09-13-2022 UEFA Champions League
Tonight, Tottenham will return to the stadiums with a trip to face Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League group stage, after the weekend match against Manchester City was postponed.
Antonio Conte took his side to Portugal in a match the club confirmed would go ahead and the first game took place early in the evening between Tottenham against the other side in Group D to win their opening game as Lisbon crushed Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany otherwise it was a mixed season for the fifth-placed club. in the Spanish Premier League table.
Richarlison's late double gave Spurs a win over Marseille last time out and Conte's men are still losing this season.
Tottenham vs Sporting Lisbon
While Tottenham coach Antonio Conte admitted that he had problems in attack ahead of Tottenham's match against Sporting Lisbon.
Brazilian striker Richarlison has reached new heights recently after starting most of the season on the bench, scoring twice against Marseille last week.
Conte was forced to consider breaking the offensive line last season, Dejan Kulusevsky, Harry Kane and Son Heung-min proved to be effective. The kind of problem that means up front we have four players in three positions.
Spurs should not worry about rust after receiving what could be a welcome moment of respite in their busy schedule, some may be content with a point in Lisbon, but the Premier League club should have plenty for their opponent.
Sporting Lisbon vs Tottenham
With three wins, one draw and two losses in the first six rounds of the Portuguese League, Sporting Lisbon didn't have a great start to the season there, however, they are not in bad shape, and they proved it by beating Eintracht in Frankfurt in the first round of their Champions League group.
Meanwhile, Sporting also have some injury issues ahead of this match because without Jeremiah Saint-Just, Goncalo Inacio and Luis Neto at the moment, Tottenham have made a good start in the Premier League with four wins and two draws, which puts them third in the standings.
The team has also been on the weekend since all PL matches have been postponed due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II and that amount of rest could be good for Spurs and their chances in this match.
Another positive for Spurs is the fact that only Lucas Moura is on the team's injury list at the moment, while the rest of the squad is fit and ready.