Team News: Lewis Holtby comes in for Tottenham Hotspur

Lewis Holtby at the final whistle applauds fans after his team secure a win against West Brom on February 3, 2013
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Attacking midfielder Lewis Holtby starts for Tottenham Hotspur in their Europa League tie against Lyon.

German international Lewis Holtby has come into the Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup for this evening's Europa League clash against Lyon.

The attacking midfielder has taken the place of Clint Dempsey, while Emmanuel Adebayor will feature as a lone striker.

Elsewhere in the lineup, veteran Brad Friedel has been preferred in goal to former Lyon keeper Hugo Lloris.

Meanwhile, Bafetimbi Gomis will start as a lone striker for the hosting French outfit.

Lyon: Vercoutre; Umtiti, Lovren, Bisevac, Réveillere; Gonalons, Fofana; Lisandro, Grenier, Lacazette; Gomis

Tottenham: Friedel; Walker, Gallas, Vertonghen, Assou-Ekotto; Dembele, Parker, Lennon, Bale, Holtby; Adebayor

Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates moments after scoring the opener on December 6, 2012
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