Tottenham starting XI vs Nottingham Forest: Prediction

Spurs take on Forest at The City Ground where they'll hope to grab another three points and climb into the top four.

Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest - Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest - Premier League / Catherine Ivill/GettyImages
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Spurs are coming off a great match week having trounced Newcastle 4-1, and it looks like they'll go with the same starting XI tonight against Forest.

Here is the predicted lineup for Ange's squad:

Formation - (4-3-3)

Goalkeeper - Guglielmo Vicario

Right-back - Pedro Porro

Center-backs - Cristian Romero & Ben Davies

Left-back - Destiny Udogie

Midfielders - Yves Bissouma, Pape Sarr, & Dejan Kulusevski

Right-wing - Brennan Johnson

Left-wing - Heung-min Son

Striker - Richarlison

Ange-ball was in full flow for Tottenham last weekend with Spurs dominating possession (56%), creating big chances (7), getting shots off inside the box (18), and getting into the opposition box (46 touches).

While team captain Heung-min Son has played down the middle of the pitch for the majority of the season, Ange had some rearranging to do with the return of Richarlison from injury these past two weeks. Opting to shift Sonny back into his normal role proved to be an incredible decision. The skipper flew down the wing and was nearly untouchable, contributing two assists and a goal in hand.

Richarlison also found his footing at the top of the formation, netting himself a brace. With Dejan Kulusevski's apparent aptitude for the number 10 role as evidenced by his great perfromances there these past few weeks, it makes sense for him to take the helm once again, especially considering the abences of James Maddison and Giovani Lo Celso. Sarr and Bissouma complete the midfield trio as Ange will likely opt to save Hojbjerg for later in the match.

At full-back the pairing of Pedro Porro and Destiny Udogie is consistent with Ange's starting XI's throughout the season, and at center-back Ben Davies once again gets the nod, with the only back-ups available in Emerson Royal (a full-back) and Alfie Dorrington (a youth-team player).

Hopefully Spurs will be able to grab another three points as they look to build off of last weekend's victory and continue their good form on the road.