Team News: Emmanuel Adebayor, Jermain Defoe lead Tottenham Hotspur attack

Team News: Adebayor, Defoe lead Spurs attack
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Emmanuel Adebayor and Jermain Defoe start up front for Tottenham Hotspur in tonight's Europa League match NK Maribor at White Hart Lane.

Emmanuel Adebayor and Jermain Defoe will lead the Tottenham Hotspur attack for tonight's Europa League match against NK Maribor at White Hart Lane.

Manager Andre Villas-Boas was booed by fans on Saturday for refusing to play the pair together during their 1-0 defeat to Wigan Athletic.

Hugo Lloris starts in goal, while Jan Vertonghen is partnered by Michael Dawson in the centre of defence.

Youngster Tom Carroll will begin in a midfield that includes Gareth Bale, Aaron Lennon and Tom Huddlestone.

Spurs: Lloris; Walker, Vertonghen, Dawson, Naughton; Lennon, Huddlestone, Carroll, Bale; Adebayor, Defoe
Subs: Cudicini, Gallas, Mason, Dempsey, Sigurdsson, Falque, Livermore

Maribor: Handanovic; Milec, Rajcevic, Arghus, Mejac; Cvijanovic, Mertelj, Filipovic, Ibraimi; Tavares, Beric
Subs: Pridigar, Vidovic, Mezga, Komazec, Potokar, Viler, Dodlek

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