As expected, Mauricio Pochettino keeps faith in the eleven that resoundingly beat Manchester United 3-0 at White Hart Lane last weekend.

Goalscorers Dele Alli, Toby Alderweireld and Erik Lamela all start in what could prove to be the biggest match of Tottenham’s season at Stoke City.

Social media was abuzz when it was announced 40-year-old Shay Given will start in goal for the hosts. Barely used by his club these days, Given’s inclusion is apparently a boost for Spurs. Either that or, in typical Tottenham fashion, he’ll have the game of his life.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to all the team news.



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