The Carabao Cup returns to our screens once again this week, with the Premier League big-boys welcomed to the competition at the third round stage.
Barnsley were delayed in their reaching of the round after second-round opponents Derby’s first round tie was called-off following severe rainfall at Grimsby Town.
The Tykes knocked out the Rams at Oakwell, but face a daunting trip to Wembley to face Tottenham tomorrow evening.
Mauricio Pochettino’s men laboured to a goalless draw at home to Swansea City at the weekend, and the Argentine will look to get back to winning ways against lower league opposition.
A strong team consisting of seasoned internationals should be put out against Barnsley, albeit with several youth team players dotted around the starting XI , with top flight managers keen to use the competition to introduce players to first team football.
Paul Heckingbottom will take his men to the Home of Football with the intention of causing an upset, and fans from Yorkshire will travel to the capital in their thousands.
However, it could be more of an outing for the club against a Spurs side keen to add silverware to their collection this year, and Pochettino’s men should make light work of the visitors.
Tottenham 3-0 Barnsley
What do you think? Can the Tykes really pull off a shock win?