Last Updated: 17/03/13 4:53pm
Schwarzer collects a pass from Carroll intended towards Adebayor to ease the pressure on the Fulham defence.
Brilliant save from Schwarzer to keep out Defoe from close-range after Bale laid the ball on a plate for the striker.
Vertonghen's pass is poor and runs straight to Schwarzer to add to the frustrations of the home fans.
Ruiz picks out Dejagah inside the box, but his header is weak and is comfortably cleared by the Spurs defence. He should have done better there.
Naughton sends over a hanging cross from the right, but under pressure from Senderos Adebayor is unable to direct his header on target.
Caulker gets to the byline and cuts the ball back for Defoe who fires in a snap shot which is well saved by Schwarzer.
Lovely feet from Berbatov wins a free-kick from Fulham in midfield after being tripped by Vertonghen.
Fulham go close to doubling their lead as Ruiz flicks a corner to the back post to Hangeland who heads his effort off the target. He really should have scored there.
Sidwell fires in a deflected shot which Lloris is forced to save as Fulham continue to call the tune.
GOAL: Fulham break the deadlock as Riether breaks down the right and crosses for Berbatov to slide the ball home from six yards. No celebrations from the former Spurs man.
Bale has also changed boots at half-time and is in blue ones after sporting yellow ones in the first half.
Clint Dempey is going through a rigorous warm-up at the break and it looks like he might be coming on.
Paul Rockall is hoping for a better second half performance from Spurs and is going for a 2-1 home win.
HALF-TIME: The referee brings the first half to a close in what has been a disappointing game so far with very few goalscoring incidents.
Assou-Ekotto finds space down the left, but then fails to control Dawson's long pass to let it run out of play to groans from the home fans.
Bale is back on the pitch, but he is still hobbling. Andre Villas-Boas will be hoping he can run that off.
Bale is down and in need of treatment after being caught by Karagounis. The Spurs man is in need of some treatment.
Fulham win a corner as Naughton blocks Riise's cross. The corner finally drops to Sidwell, but on his weaker left foot he skies the ball high over the crossbar.
Naughton does well to work the ball back to Bale on the edge of the box and he fires in a shot which is high, wide and not very handsome.
Another decent move from Fulham breaks down as Berbatov's pass is poor and goes straight out of play.
Poor touch from Bale as he lets the ball run straight of play for a goalkick. Sums the game up so far.
Good header out from Hangeland. The ball drops to Parker 30 yards out and he fires in a shot which flies well over the top.
Tottenham win a free-kick on the edge of the box wide on the left as Duff is adjudged to have handled the ball.
The ball drops invitingly to Sigurdsson on the edge of the box, but he slices his effort well wide of the target.
Fulham looking more confident now and they are getting hold of the ball more in the last five minutes.
Elaborate flick from Adebayor goes straight out of much much to the disappointment of the home fans.
Vertonghen appears to have picked up a knock after that run and he is clutching his leg. Spurs will be hoping he can continue.
Bale has the first shot of the game, but his curling effort from wide on the left is well over the crossbar.
Marie Dougan is expecting a 3-0 win for Spurs, but is disappointed not to see Defoe start. Any predictions from any Fulham fans?
Mathew Aitken is a nervous Spurs fan today feeling Aaron Lennon's absence is a big miss for the home side.
Will Ford via Twitter is unsure what position Assou Ekotto will be playing today. It looks like 3-5-2 for me for Spurs today so Assou Ekotto could be starting as a wing back.
David Newman is going for a 3-1 home win with Adebayor bagging a brace and Bale netting the other. What do you think?
Are you happy with the teams picked by both managers? Feel free to air your opinions throughout the game. You can contact me direct at Peter.O'Rourke@bskyb.com.
Two big former favourites return to White Hart Lane in the shape of Martin Jol and Dimitar Berbatov. Will they get a good reception from the home fans?
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Fulham starting XI: Schwarzer; Riether, Senderos, Hangeland, Riise; Dejagah, Sidwell, Karagounis, Duff; Ruiz; Berbatov.
Tottenham starting XI: Lloris; Naughton, Caulker, Dawson, Vertonghen; Sigurdsson, Dembele, Parker, Assou-Ekotto; Adebayor, Bale.
Fulham don't have a particularly good scoring record against Spurs, having notched just twice in their last eight league meetings, making 'No' on both teams to score a good bet at 10/11. Tottenham to win to nil (6/4) may prove more lucrative, though, while the hosts to coast to a 3-0 win is a 9/1 Price Boost with Sky Bet.