By Dominic Toner

Mauricio Pochettino has dropped Kyle Walker from the starting XI against CSKA Moscow.

Tottenham have made two changes from the team that beat Middlesbrough 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday.

Kieran Trippier and Erik Lamela have come into the side and will hope to impress on the European stage.

Walker and Moussa Sissoko have been dropped from the team, with the latter injured in the game against Middlesbrough.

Tottenham have announced their line up on their official Twitter account.

Walker, 26, is the surprise omission from the Spurs side but understudy Trippier has been given the opportunity to impress.

The England international is considered the club’s first-choice right-back and was an integral part of the impressive defence last season.

He has starred in seven of Spurs’ matches this season and was included in the last Champions League game against Monaco.

Spurs face CSKA on Tuesday in the Champions League group match and will be keen to pick up their first points of the campaign.

The London club will be hoping to bounce back from their 2-1 defeat to Monaco in their last European outing.

CSKA were drawn as the top seeds in the group, after winning the Russian Premier League last season, and the away fixture is the most difficult test on paper.

Senior stars Eric Dier, Mousa Dembele, Danny Rose, Harry Kane and Sissoko have not travelled with the squad to Moscow due to injury.

In other Tottenham team news, Harry Kane has earmarked this match for his comeback from injury.