Antonio Conte’s side were far from convincing last week against Marseille, even after the Ligue 1 side were reduced to ten men shortly after half-time.
Richarlison scored two headers late on though, on his European debut, to get Spurs up and running in Group D and continue the club’s unbeaten start to the season.
The trip to Portugal promises to be a tricky one, Sporting themselves on three points after a brilliant 3-0 away to Eintracht Frankfurt a week ago.
Former Spurs player Marcus Edwards was on target that night and he is set to feature against his old club. Mauricio Pochettino once claimed Edwards reminded him of Lionel Messi.
Here’s all you need to know about tonight’s Champions League clash...
Where to watch Sporting Lisbon vs Tottenham
TV channel: In the UK, tonight’s match will be televised live on BT Sport 3, with coverage beginning at 5pm BST ahead of a 5:45pm kick-off.
Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will also be able to watch the game online via the BT Sport website or app.
Live blog: You can follow all tonight’s action via Standard Sport’s live match blog.