Marine vs Tottenham LIVE: Dele Alli starts for Spurs against the non league outfit in their biggest game EVER as they dream of fairytale giant killing in FA Cup third round clash
- Tottenham travel to non league outfit Marine on Sunday evening in the FA Cup
- The unfancied Merseyside team are in the eighth tier of English football
- Jose Mourinho has vowed to play a strong team in this fairytale third round clash
- Latest FA Cup news, live action and results can be found here
Marine are set for the biggest game in their 127-year history as they welcome Premier League giants Tottenham to Rossett Park on Sunday evening.
The non-league side, who are in the eighth tier of English football, will be hoping to pull off a stunning upset against a team of internationals that would send shockwaves across the country.
But Spurs boss Jose Mourinho has promised he will play a strong team as he bids to ensure his players do a professional job in a game where Marine will leave absolutely nothing on the pitch.
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Tottenham win a free kick just outside the Marine penalty area, their one and two touch play was too fast for the opposition defence.
However, Harvey White’s free kick hits the wall and Marine clear.
Marine have weathered the first Spurs attack. Sure it will be a very busy night for the five-man defence and goalkeeper. not much pressing yet from the hosts.
And we are underway at Rossett Park. I mean, surely they can’t, can they?
Sainsbury’s workers, teachers and binmen all start for Marine against Premier League stars at Tottenham.
Kick off is now just a few minutes away, stay tuned.
For Tottenham. it will be all about keeping their professionalism and matching the work rate and effort from their opposition.
For Marine, this is about keeping their nerve and enjoying the moment. They will know they are 90 minutes away from a potentially history-making result.
While the Marine fans are not able to cheer on their side from the stands this evening, they are doing all they can to show their support and make the Spurs side feel unsettled ahead of kick off.
For once, Jose Mourinho won’t be able to park his bus!
The match odds, provided by Betfair, show just how big the mammoth task is for Marine to beat Tottenham this evening.
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The non-league hosts from the eighth tier Marine look ready for battle ahead of this David vs Goliath match-up. Fans have piled outside the ground to show their support for the players, who face the toughest test of their careers from 5pm.
The Tottenham players and staff have arrived at Rossett Park, far away from their luxurious Premier League stadium and surroundinghs.
Big name players such as Gareth Bale and Son Heung-min are on the bench.
Tottenham XI: Hart, Doherty, Alderweireld, Rodon, Davies, Sissoko, White, Gedson, Dele, Lucas, Vinicius.
Subs: Gazzaniga, Sanchez, Tanganga, Reguilon, Devine, Ndombele, Clarke, Bale, Son.
Marine XI: Passant, Solomon-Davies, Joyce, Devine, Miley, Raven, Kengni, Hmami, Cummins, Hughes, Barrigan.
Subs: Doyle, Mendes, Strickland, Wignall, Shaw, Howard, Campbell, Lynch.
And welcome to Sportsmail’s coverage of Marine vs Tottenham in the FA Cup third round. Stay tuned for team news, build up and live coverage as the Non League hosts embark on the biggest match in their 127-year history.
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