Newport County vs. Tottenham Hotspur

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Newport sprung an upset in the last round as they surged past Leeds United to book place with Tottenham, but the League Two outfit will certainly have their work cut out against Mauricio Pochettino's side, who are unbeaten in seven matches.

Tottenham strolled into the fourth round with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over AFC Wimbledon at Wembley.

Newport are eighth in League Two and midfielder Paddy Amond is searching for his tenth of the season.

Newport welcome Tottenham to the Newport Stadium as they seek to pull off an alright giant-killing.

It will mark a momentous occasion for the League Two side as they will be hosting an English top-flight side for the first time in over 30 years and irrespective of the result, the club and the fans will cherish the occasion. The 29-year old has scored nine goals this season and would be itching to make it ten against their esteemed opponents on Saturday.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is without a number of players at his disposal including Toby Alderweireld, Harry Winks, Serge Aurier, Erik Lamela, Danny Rose, Christian Eriksen and Hugo Lloris.

Moussa Sissoko joins Mousa Dembele and Victor Wanyama in a presumed three-man midfield, with Fernando Llorente and Harry Kane leading the line in the Tottenham attack.

It appears to be a back five for Pochettino tonight, with Kieran Trippier and Kyle Walker-Peters as the wing backs, whilst Juan Foyth joins Jan Vertonghen and Eric Dier at centre back.

Good evening and welcome to IB Times UK's live FA Cup coverage of Newport County vs Tottenham Hotspur.

Spurs arrive in excellent form and have just one defeat in 12 games - that 4-1 defeat to Manchester City back in December.

Newport will be facing Tottenham for the first time since consecutive FA Cup meetings in 1959 and 1960, with Spurs winning both games, scoring four in each.

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