Tottenham Hotspur want trophies ahead of facing Norwich City in Capital One Cup
Last Updated: October 31, 2012 8:02am
Tottenham Hotspur are not taking the Capital One Cup lightly as they seek to win some silverware, according to assistant head coach Steffen Freund.
Spurs returned to winning ways on Sunday when they defeated Southampton 2-1 at St Mary's in the Premier League and next travel to Norwich City in the fourth round of the cup tonight.
The Londoners, who are up to fourth in the league, are hoping to go on a run in both the league and cup to build momentum ahead of the busy festive period.
"This is a chance to win some silverware," said Freund, who knows Tottenham have not won a trophy since lifting the League Cup in 2008.
"We beat Carlisle away after a good performance last time, especially in the second half. To go there and win 3-0 wasn't easy, although now we are playing a Premier League side away.
"The Southampton game was an important win for us, though. We are fourth in the table for the first time and that is really positive for all of us. It was a great atmosphere in training."
Norwich are managed by former Tottenham player and coach Chris Hughton and they will host Spurs with confidence on a high after a win and a draw against Arsenal and Aston Villa, respectively, in the league.
Tottenham forward Clint Dempsey knows his club are in for a tough tie at Carrow Road, as he told Spurs TV Online: "It's going to be a difficult game. I saw the game against Villa.
"It was at Villa Park and they were taking it to them in the second half so Norwich are a team that does have quality and a good work-rate.
"We will have to go there, be sharp and put in a professional performance. But I feel that if we go there and play as we are capable of and perform as we did in the first half at Southampton, we will be fine."