Tottenham Hotspur U21s v Everton U21s
Alan Stubbs has named a youthful Under-21s team to play Tottenham in this evening’s play-off semi-final.
From the starting line-up, only Jan Mucha, Shane Duffy, Luke Garbutt and Ross Barkley have sampled first team football for the Blues this season.
Slovakian keeper Mucha is marshalled by a defence consisting of Garbutt, Duffy, Tyias Browning and John Stones.
Barkley, who played in the first team’s 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane last month, is joined in midfield by John Lundstram, Matthew Kennedy, Conor Grant and Chris Long.
Conor McAleny will lead Everton’s attack against a Tottenham side containing Tom Carroll and Jonathan Obika.
Everton U21s: Mucha, Stones, Garbutt, Lundstram, Browning, Duffy, Kennedy, Barkley, McAleny, Long, Grant (Subs: Springthorpe, Duffus, Green, Molyneux, Pennington)
Totteham Hotspur U21s: Archer, Fredericks, Fryers, Veljkovic, Stewart, Hall, Pritchard, Bentaleb, Obika, Carroll, Ceballos (Subs: Miles, Barthram, Nicholson, Gallifuoco, McEvoy)