After Sunday’s less than convincing win over Hull City, Andre Villas-Boas criticised Tottenham’s supporters and tonight they will have the perfect chance to fight their corner, when the Yorkshire side visit White Hart Lane again.

The clubs go head to head in the Capital One Cup this evening and the Tigers will be keen to get payback after a controversial penalty decision stripped them of a point at the weekend.

The Spurs manager was quick to pass the blame after the game and the home crowd were at the heart of his attack, as he criticised the level of support given to his team.

The Portuguese coach said to Sky Sports: “We played in a difficult atmosphere with almost no support. We have a wonderful set of fans, but they can do better. We don't need the negativity that was in White Hart Lane today.”

Just three days later, the Tottenham faithful will have the chance to hit back at their manager and help their team get over the line tonight, securing a place in the next round of the competition they won back in 2008.

The London club are currently sitting fourth in the top flight of English football and cruising towards qualification in the Europa League, as they top their group.

Although the action on the pitch will steal the attention this evening, Villas-Boas will no doubt have one eye on the stands as his team looks to progress.

The stage is set, the teams are ready and the White Hart Lane crowd are more than likely going to be in full voice as the Tigers look to cause an upset.

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