Preston North End starting XI: Woodman; Storey, Lindsay, Hughes; Browne, Whiteman, Ledson, McCann, Brady; Evans, Cannon.

Preston North End substitutes: Cornell, Bauer, Diaby, Cunningham, Potts, Fernandez, Johnson, Woodburn, Cross-Adair.

Ryan Lowe’s Preston North End return to action this evening as they host Tottenham Hotspur at Deepdale.

The fourth round of the FA Cup takes centre stage tonight with Antonio Conte’s men making the trip to Lancashire.

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PNE and Tottenham haven’t met since 2009, with North End hoping to fare better than their 5-1 defeat back then.

Lowe goes with Freddie Woodman in goal behind a familiar back three of Jordan Storey, Liam Lindsay and Andrew Hughes.

Alan Browne and Robbie Brady continue as the wing backs tonight having impressed against Birmingham City last weekend.

Ben Whiteman returns in midfield, joining Ryan Ledson and Ali McCann in the engine room.

Ched Evans is back in the starting lineup after a recent injury with Everton loanee Tom Cannon partnering him in attack.

Troy Parrott is ineligible to play against his parent club whilst Liam Delap is cup-tied having already featured in the FA Cup this season for Stoke City.

Dai Cornell, Patrick Bauer, Bambo Diaby, Greg Cunningham, Brad Potts, Alvaro Fernandez, Daniel Johnson, Ben Woodburn and youngster Finlay Cross-Adair make the bench.

The big news for Tottenham is that Harry Kane is only on the bench.

Kane has been struggling with illness in recent days and hasn’t been risked tonight.

That means Son Heung-min starts in attack with Ivan Perisic and Dejan Kulusevski out wide.

New signing Arnaut Danjuma makes the bench for Tottenham and actually scored at Deepdale for Bournemouth in 2021.

Tottenham Hotspur starting XI: Forster; Tanganga, Sanchez, Lenglet; Doherty, Bissouma, Bentancur, Sessegnon; Kulusevski, Son, Perisic.

Tottenham Hotspur substitutes: Austin, Dier, Davies, Emerson, Skipp, Hojbjerg, Bryan, Danjuma, Kane.

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