Both managers have made shock changes to their sides ahead of the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley between Tottenham and Chelsea.

Kyle Walker is rested for Spurs — Kieran Trippier starts at right-back. Victor Wanyama returns to the starting eleven, and it is Ben Davies who is dropped. Heung-Min Son also starts.

That could mean Mauricio Pochettino will deploy a 3-4-2-1 with Trippier and Son as wing-backs. Or Jan Vertonghen could play left-back in a back four. Either way, it is not the eleven Tottenham fans were expecting.

Chelsea fans will be even more surprised with Antonio Conte’s team selection. The Blues boss has decided to drop Eden Hazard and Deigo Costa, while Gary Cahill misses out on the squad altogether through illness.

Clearly Chelsea are prioritising the league, but dropping Hazard and Costa is a huge shock. Whoever wins today could gain a mental advantage in the title race.

Here’s how Spurs fans reacted to all the team news.



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