• Tottenham expected to field strong team as usual
• Liverpool and Newcastle have travelled light
Tottenham Hotspur v Maribor
Kick-off 8.05pm, ITV4
Tottenham are unsure for how long they must cope without Mousa Dembélé. Spurs hope the Belgian will return from a hip injury within two weeks but he may still require surgery that would rule him out for longer. The £15m signing first incurred the problem when at Fulham last season and has not featured since suffering a recurrence while playing against Scotland on 16 October. The midfielder is one of several absentees. Sandro, who limped off in Saturday's defeat by Wigan, is not available but could be fit to face Manchester City on Sunday. The France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will start as Tottenham again field a strong line-up.
Provisional squad Lloris, Cudicini; Naughton, Walker, Caulker, Gallas, Dawson, Vertonghen; Livermore, Parrett, Huddlestone, Sigurdsson, Lennon, Bale, Mason, Carroll, Townsend, Falqué, Dempsey, Defoe.
Club Brugge v Newcastle United
Kick-off 6pm, ESPN
Xisco was among a 20-strong Newcastle party which arrived in Belgium ahead of Thursday's tie. The Spaniard, who scored a hat-trick for the club's Under-21s against Stoke City last month, was on the plane along with Fabricio Coloccini and Cheik Tioté, who are both likely to feature as they are suspended for Sunday's Premier League fixture against West Ham. Yohan Cabaye, who left the field in the draw at Liverpool on Sunday with a tight hamstring, has also been included but James Perch (thigh) is facing up to a month on the sidelines and was left behind along with Steve Harper, Danny Simpson, Jonás Gutiérrez, Hatem Ben Arfa and Demba Ba.
Full squad Krul, Elliot; Santon, Ferguson, Tavernier, Coloccini, S Taylor, Williamson, Tioté, Bigirimana, Cabaye, Anita, Obertan, Sammy Ameobi, Marveaux, Amalfitano, Abeid, Cissé, Shola Ameobi, Xisco.
Anzhi Makhachkala v Liverpool
Kick-off 5pm, ITV 4
Brendan Rodgers will rotate his squad again for Thursdayafternoon's tie in Moscow. Steven Gerrard, Luis Suárez, Joe Allen, Nuri Sahin, Daniel Agger, José Reina, Glen Johnson, Raheem Sterling and José Enrique have not travelled as Liverpool play Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Stephen Sama, Adam Morgan and Conor Coady have been called into the squad.
Provisional squad Jones; Wisdom, Carragher, Coates, Robinson, Shelvey, Henderson, Cole, Downing, Yesil, Assaidi, Gulacsi, Ward, Flanagan, Sama, Wilson, Coady, Suso, Morgan.