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Team news, stats and predictions ahead of Spurs vs Norwich in the Premier League on Sunday; kick off at 2 p.m.

Team news

Tottenham have no further injury concerns ahead of Norwich’s visit.

Cristian Romero (hamstrings) and Giovani Lo Celso (knee) are the only ones absent.

Romero is out until 2022 while Lo Celso will return to training next week.

Norwich Forward Milot Rashica has been ruled out for up to a month due to a groin injury.

The Kosovar international could miss up to seven games for the Canaries, starting with Sunday’s game against Spurs.

Mathias Normann (pelvis) is absent with Christoph Zimmermann (ankle) and long-time absent Sam Byram, but Todd Cantwell is available after having to isolate himself.

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Follow Spurs vs Norwich on our live match blog. Highlights will also be posted on Sky Sports digital platforms and on Sky Sports Football‘s YouTube channel after full time.

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Opta Statistics

● Tottenham have won their last three Premier League home games against Norwich, more than their first six against them in the competition (V2 D2 L2).

● Two of Norwich’s three Premier League wins against Tottenham came away, with the Canaries winning at White Hart Lane in December 1993 and April 2012.

● Tottenham haven’t drawn any of their last 14 home Premier League games on a Sunday, winning 11 times and losing just three. Indeed, Spurs have won six of their last seven Premier League home games played on Sunday (L1), losing the other to Chelsea (0-3).

● After a 25-game losing streak in the Premier League in London, Norwich won their last stint in the capital in the competition (2-1 against Brentford). They won these last consecutive games in August / September 1992 – three in a row against Arsenal, Chelsea and Crystal Palace.

● Tottenham have won their first two home games in the Premier League under Antonio Conte – only Ryan Mason and Harry Redknapp have won their first three home games for the club in the competition.

● Norwich have taken eight points in their last four Premier League games (2 V, 2 losses), two more than in their previous 25 in the competition. The Canaries last enjoyed a five-game unbeaten streak in the top flight between October and December 2012 (10 games).

● Spurs forward Harry Kane has scored five goals in three Premier League games against Norwich, scoring a penalty in all three matches. No player in Premier League history has scored a penalty in four consecutive appearances against a specific opponent before.

● This will be Spurs boss Antonio Conte’s first meeting with Norwich in the Premier League. The Italian managers have won their eight games against the Canaries in the competition, the most recent being Carlo Ancelotti’s 1-0 victory over them with Everton in June 2020.

● Son Heung-min has been directly involved in more Premier League goals at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium than any other player (34 – 19 goals, 15 assists). Indeed, his last goal against Brentford was his 75th in the Premier League, as just four players scored more for the Lilywhites in the competition (Harry Kane 167, Teddy Sheringham 97, Jermain Defoe 91, Robbie Keane 91).

● Teemu Pukki (Norwich) has scored three goals in his last four Premier League appearances, as many as in his previous 24 appearances in the competition. The Finnish striker has scored 62.5% of the Canaries’ Premier League goals this season (5/8).

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