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Home advantage can be the difference – Spurs legend Ledley King

23 September 2015

Former Tottenham Hotspur captain Ledley King believes home advantage could prove vital when his former team face off against Arsenal in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night.

The North London rivals have been paired together in Round 3 of the competition, and the midweek fixture will be screened live on Sky Sports in a 7:45pm kick-off.

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It's a fixture that almost always delivers on entertainment and King, who skippered Spurs to glory in the 2008 League Cup, believes the atmosphere at White Hart Lane could give them the edge in the latest clash.

“We go up against them on top and we'll be feeling good about ourselves. I felt our performance on Sunday [a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace] was the best of the season so far, but form goes out of the window and being at home for the fixture against your rivals could be the difference.

“The two teams are evenly matched and sometimes you need that little edge, that 12th man, and hopefully that can be the case on Wednesday night..."

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