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Spurs’ Eriksen to miss Huddersfield trip with ‘abdomen problem’

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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on August 11, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

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Tottenham Hotspur heads to Huddersfield Town without one of its key playmakers.

Christian Eriksen will miss Saturday’s match as he gets treatment “for an abdomen problem.”

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Eriksen had played every minute of the club’s season until Wednesday’s win over Watford in the League Cup.

Dele Alli played in Eriksen’s position during the victory, winning and converting a penalty kick.

He has two assists in six matches as Spurs recorded a 4W-2L record to open the Premier League campaign.

Hugo Lloris and Michel Vorm are also out, meaning Paulo Gazzaniga is likely to get another start.

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