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Tottenham receive boost for Arsenal clash after Dinamo Zagreb tie switched

Tottenham Hotspur have been given a boost for the North London derby.

Spurs had been drawn to play away to Dinamo Zagreb on March 11 for the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie.

But Jose Mourinho's side will now host the Croatian champions in London for the first game between the two.

Arsenal were also scheduled to play Olympiacos in Greece on March 11, meaning both two north London clubs would have played the second leg at home.

However, local regulations mean that the two local rivals cannot play home games on the same night.

And as FA Cup winners, Arsenal's fixture took priority and forced Tottenham to change their tie.

This could work in Spurs' favour as the north London derby is sandwiched in between both Europa League legs.

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