TOTTENHAM vs BRIGHTON
Son Heung-min starts a three-match ban after Tottenham failed in their bid to get the South Korea forward’s red card against Chelsea overturned. Erik Lamela (hamstring) is back in training but will not feature, with Ben Davies (ankle) and Hugo Lloris (elbow) also out.
Brighton boss Graham Potter has no fresh injuries to report. Colombia winger Jose Izquierdo has not played for the Seagulls since April and continues to recover from a knee injury. Midfielder Solly March is still healing after undergoing groin surgery and will miss the entire festive schedule.
- Brighton have beaten Tottenham just three times in 17 meetings since 1979
- Spurs are unbeaten in 13 Boxing Day Premier League fixtures (W10, D3)
- Brighton are looking to complete their first ever league double over Tottenham
- Tottenham have kept a Premier League-low two clean sheets this season
Tottenham XI: Gazzaniga, Aurier, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Winks, Sissoko, Moura, Alli, Sessegnon, Kane.
Subs: Vorm, Foyth, Tanganga, Dier, Lo Celso, Eriksen, Lamela.
Brighton XI: Ryan, Schelotto, Webster, Duffy, Burn, Bernardo, Stephens, Mooy, Gross, Alzate, Connolly.
Subs: Button, Montoya, Bissouma, Propper, Trossard, Maupay, Murray.