CARDIFF (Sporting Alert) — The following are the starting lineups for the English Premier League clash today between Cardiff City and Tottenham at Cardiff City Stadium.
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Top marksman Roberto Soldado returns to the starting team for Tottenham after starting on the bench in the midweek Europa League and he leads the attacking line.
This means that Jermain Defoe, who netted a brace in Europe would miss out, but the England forward is not even on the bench today.
Paulinho, Mousa Dembele, the improving Andros Townsend, Christian Eriksen and Gylfi Sigurdsson all start today for Tottenham, with Erik Lamela, Lewis Holtby and Sandro on the bench.
Meanwhile, Fraizer Campbell leads the attack for Cardiff City and the home side will seek to take down another top team again in the EPL.
David Marshall comes into the side to start in goal while Craig Bellamy returns to the starting XI.
Cardiff v Tottenham
Cardiff: Marshall, Theophile-Catherine, Turner, Caulker, Taylor, Gunnarsson, Bellamy, Medel, Kim, Whittingham, Campbell. Subs: Hudson, Odemwingie, Mutch, Cowie, Mason, Maynard, Lewis.
Tottenham: Lloris, Walker, Dawson, Vertonghen, Naughton, Paulinho, Dembele, Townsend, Eriksen, Sigurdsson, Soldado.
Subs: Chiriches, Lamela, Holtby, Friedel, Fryers, Kane, Sandro.
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (Tyne & Wear)