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Spurs up against it in Lisbon, Italian derby poised

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Tottenham Hotspur are right up against it as they travel to Portugal to face Benfica in the Europa League on Thursday, while Fiorentina will hope to get the better of Italian rivals Juventus. 

Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen celebrates after scoring during their Europa League round 16, first-leg match against Benfica at White Hart Lane on March 13, 2014

Tim Sherwood's Tottenham side must overturn a 3-1 first-leg deficit when they face Benfica at the Estadio da Luz if they are to keep English interest in the Europa League alive into the quarter-finals.

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