But Vertonghen insisted: "Normally we do well against teams like that. It will be a very intense game, with both teams playing positive, attacking football.
"At the moment we are probably unlucky in every game we play. We were the better team against Leicester and we deserved to win, but we just can't win at the moment.
"The teams we have played, like West Brom and Leicester, play the same way. They sit and they wait for a mistake.
"We've had some chances in all these matches and we have been unlucky not to take them."