Tottenham vs Brentford – Carabao Cup Semi-Final: live score updates
LIVE: Tottenham vs Brentford – Jose Mourinho looks to book Wembley date as Spurs hunt first trophy since 2008, with Bees seeking their fifth Premier League scalp in Carabao Cup semi-final
- Jose Mourinho’s Spurs welcome Championship side Brentford on Tuesday night
- Both teams are looking to book their place in the Carabao Cup final on April 25
- Competition was last piece of silverware Tottenham got their hands on in 2008
- Latest Carabao Cup news, live action and results can be found here
Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham welcome Championship outfit Brentford in the Carabao Cup semi-finals on Tuesday night, kick-off at 7.45pm.
The Portuguese admitted this game was the biggest of his Spurs tenure so far as he looks to deliver silverware to north London. The League Cup was the last trophy the club got its hands on, 13 years ago.
Brentford have already beaten four top-flight opponents to reach the last four of competition and are currently on a four-match winning run.
Follow Sportsmail’s KATE McGREAVY for live EFL Cup coverage of Tottenham vs Brentford including score, lineups and build-up.
Brentford are keen on Preston North End midfielder Ben Pearson as the Deepdale club face an overhaul of their squad.
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Tottenham have reportedly shelved contract talks with Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min until they have a clearer picture of their financial position amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
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Football fans breathed a collective sigh of relief after hearing elite sport would continue during the UK’s third lockdown – and two Carabao Cup semi-finals are the perfect tonic for the chaos around the pandemic.
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As expected Jose Mourinho has picked a strong line-up as he looks to be the man to deliver that all-important trophy to north London while Thomas Frank has made one change with Mads Bech Sorensen replacing Pontus Jansson in central defence.
Brentford starting XI: Raya, Dalsgaard, Pinnock, Sorensen, Henry, Da Silva,
Janelt, Jensen, Mbeumo, Toney, Canos.
Subs: Haygarth, Marcondes, Forss, Ghoddos, Fosu, Daniels, Roerslev, Stevens, Gilbert.
Tottenham starting XI: Lloris, Aurier, Sanchez, Dier, Reguilon, Sissoko, Hojbjerg, Lucas Moura, Ndombele, Son, Kane.
Subs: Alderweireld, Winks, Hart, Alli, Bergwijn, Tanganga, Davies, Vinicius, White.
Welcome to Sportsmail’s live coverage of Tottenham’s Carabao Cup semi-final against Brentford.
We’ve got the Manchester derby in the other tie tomorrow but tonight’s clash promises to be an entertaining one.
Spurs are desperate to get their hands on a piece of silverware while Premier League-chasing Brentford are in fine form and will be looking to seal a trip to Wembley.
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