Tottenham Hotspur travel to Sheffield United in the fifth round of this season’s FA Cup.

Spurs will face lower-league opposition for the third round running after already knocking out Portsmouth and Preston North End.

The Blades, meanwhile, had to dispose of global darlings Wrexham in the last round via a replay to set up this tie, with Paul Heckingbottom’s men flying high in the Championship in second place.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this cup encounter.

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Sheffield United team news

Heckingbottom will be without Enda Stevens, George Baldock, Jack O’Connell, Rhian Brewster and Rhys Norrington-Davies for the visit of Spurs.

Sheffield United predicted lineup (3-5-2): Foderingham; Ahmedhodzic, Egan, Robinson; Bogle, Berge, Norwood, Fleck, Lowe; Ndiaye, McBurnie.

Tottenham team news

Antonio Conte is expected back at Tottenham later this week, so Christian Stellini is in line to coach from the touchline again.

Spurs remain without long-term absentees Hugo Lloris, Ryan Sessegnon, Yves Bissouma and Rodrigo Bentancur.

Tottenham predicted lineup (3-4-3): Forster; Sanchez, Dier, Tanganga; Porro, Sarr, Hojbjerg, Perisic; Kulusevski, Richarlison, Danjuma.

Realistically, the FA Cup is Tottenham’s best chance of winning a trophy this season.

A number of big-hitters have already been eliminated and while rotation will be key to ensuring they don’t burn out, they should have enough quality to see themselves into the quarter-finals.

This is pretty much a free hit for Sheffield United, who will be able to test themselves against top-flight opposition ahead of an expected return to the Premier League next season.

Prediction: Sheffield United 0-2 Tottenham

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