Tottenham Hotspur look to bounce back from their first defeat under Jose Mourinho when they entertain Burnley on Saturday afternoon, but they will be without four players, according to their official website.

Spurs went down 2-1 at Manchester United in midweek, with what was their first truly poor performance since the new boss took over from Mauricio Pochettino last month.

Good sides bounce back from adversity, and that is exactly what Tottenham will be expecting to do when they go up against a Burnley side, who themselves head to the capital off the back of a poor result in midweek.

They were beaten 4-1 by Manchester City, and Spurs will be hoping their own attacking core can feast on the Clarets’ defence to good effect on Saturday afternoon.

Tottenham will be without a quartet of players for the match though, as Erik Lamela, Michel Vorm, Ben Davies and Hugo Lloris all continue their rehabilitation from injury.

Although all four will be missed, Spurs have enough options in their squad to put out a competitive side and deliver a much better display than they did at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening.

Mourinho gave rests to the likes of Erik Dier and Tanguy Ndombele in that match, and the Tottenham pair will both be hoping to start this contest.

Christian Eriksen and Giovani Lo Celso have only had bit parts to play under the Portuguese boss, but with Spurs competing in three competitions over the next few weeks, they are expected to start matches sooner rather than later.

Although they were beaten in midweek. Tottenham have the chance to move up to fifth in the Premier League table with a win and other results elsewhere going their way, which would quieten down some of the criticism they have been receiving for what has been seen as a poor start to the campaign.


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