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4-2-3-1: Poch must field this Spurs XI to cause Chelsea serious damage in the FA Cup on Saturday

Tottenham Hotspur have come into this week high on spirits, after Chelsea’s Premier League defeat to Manchester United saw the Blues’ advantage at the top of the table slip to just four points.

The Lilywhites have excelled this season under the guidance of Mauricio Pochettino and will be confident of inflicting further damage on Chelsea’s campaign this weekend, as the two London giants battle-it-out at Wembley for a spot in the FA Cup final.

Whilst Chelsea have been the pacesetters in the Premier League for the majority of the campaign, their form has dipped in recent weeks and the Blues have experienced defeats against Crystal Palace and Manchester United.

That’s left fans in the Transfer Tavern confident of a positive outcome for the North London outfit this weekend and our landlord has put them down as winners in his weekend accumulator, although he believes team selection will be significant.

Sitting with the Spurs punters at the bar, he’s scribbled down a devastating looking 4-2-3-1 formation for this weekend’s tie that can emerge successful in this huge battle.

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