Rubin Kazan v Tottenham preview

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William Gallas and Steven Pienaar will both make their first Tottenham appearances of the season in Russia.

Scott Parker, Sandro, Gareth Bale and Luka Modric have been left in London, but Jermain Defoe and Sebastien Bassong have travelled and are likely to start.

Youngsters Andros Townsend, Harry Kane and Tom Carroll will come into the side, but Danny Rose (ankle) and Giovani dos Santos (calf) are out.

Tottenham (from): Gomes, Cudicini, Gallas, Bassong, Waller-Lassen, Stewart, Barthram, Livermore, Townsend, Pienaar, Fredericks, Carroll, Nicholson, Parrett, Pavlyuchenko, Defoe, Falque, Kane, Lancaster, Pritchard.

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Europa League Fixtures

Thursday, 16 April 2015
20:05
Club Brugge v Dnipro  
Dynamo Kiev v Fiorentina  
Sevilla v Zenit  
Wolfsburg v Napoli  
Thursday, 23 April 2015
Dnipro v Club Brugge  
Fiorentina v Dynamo Kiev  
Napoli v Wolfsburg  
Zenit v Sevilla  

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