Football - Friedel to face Lyon

Manager Andre Villas-Boas has confirmed that Brad Friedel, and not former Lyon man Hugo Lloris, will start in goal for Tottenham against the French club on Thursday.

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Striker Emmanuel Adebayor will lead the attacking line in the Europa League clash at White Hart Lane as Jermain Defoe is ruled out with an ankle injury.

Long-term absentees Sandro and Younes Kaboul remain sidelined, but the latter should be available again in two weeks' time.

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