Tottenham vs Fulham: 3 key battles as Spurs return to Wembley
Both Tottenham and Fulham return to Wembley, as Mauricio Pochettino looks to make it two wins from two in the Premier League.
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Tottenham got their Premier League campaign off to a positive start with a 2-1 win at St James’ Park. A result, in truth, that was desperately needed to quell the tide of discontent rising in North London after the club failed to sign a player during the summer transfer window.
Fulham, by contrast, became the first newly promoted side to spend over £100 million, and a total of 12 new faces arrived at Craven Cottage. None, however, could prevent them from a losing return to the top flight, conceding twice without reply at home to Crystal Palace.
Making their first trip to Wembley since defeating Aston Villa in the Championship play-off final in May, Slavisa Jokanovic will be hoping for a better performance against a Spurs side who, themselves, are making what was supposed to be — until recently — their final league trip to the national stadium before moving home.
Here are three key battles that could have a decisive impact on Saturday’s result: