• Tottenham v FC Sheriff

Friedel replaces Lloris as Capoue makes return

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Brad Friedel will start in goal for Tottenham's Europa League tie with FC Sheriff, despite Hugo Lloris being passed fit to play.

Etienne Capoue also returns as he makes his first start since suffering injury against Arsenal on September 1.

Jermain Defoe is preferred up front to Roberto Soldado, while Younes Kaboul will captain the side at White Hart Lane.

Tottenham team: Friedel; Walker, Kaboul, Vertonghen, Naughton; Capoue, Dembele; Lamela, Eriksen, Sigurdsson; Defoe

Subs: Lennon, Soldado, Paulinho, Holtby, Kane, Chiriches, Archer

FC Sheriff team: Tomic, Balima, Samardzic, Metoua, Djibril Paye, Djibril Paye, Stanojevic, Cadu, Moyal, Ricardinho, Isa, Luvannor

Subs: Stajila, Furdui, Paireli, Fernando, Celestino William, Celestino William, Pascenco, Jhulliam

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