THEY may have suffered back-to-back defeats in League Two but Newport County AFC midfielder Ben Tozer believes they can cause Tottenham Hotspur problems again on Wednesday.

County put in a superb performance to hold Spurs to a 1-1 draw at Rodney Parade in their FA Cup fourth-round clash on January 27.

And, despite defeats for the Exiles at Lincoln City and Colchester United in the intervening period, Tozer says the Premier League giants should not expect an easy ride in the replay at Wembley.

“We’ve got to dust ourselves down and just go again on Wednesday,” said the 27-year-old, who was speaking to iFollow Exiles after Saturday’s 2-0 loss at Colchester.

“It will be a great game for the club and for the fans so it should be good.

“No matter who they put out will make it a tough ask because they have some fantastic players. We saw that in the first game.

"Unfortunately we couldn’t see it through but it’s a great opportunity for the club to go to Wembley.”

Looking back on that original tie, Tozer added: “We nearly produced an upset in the first game.

“I think we showed what we are as a team, what we can do as a team, and I thought first-half we absolutely battered them.

“Second-half, it was backs to the wall a bit and then we were unfortunate to concede the way we did. Again, we lost a man at a corner and it wasn’t good enough.

“I think we limited them to one shot before that where Joe Day has to make a good save second-half when Son [Heung-min] was in, but I think that was about it.

“It’s a great credit to us, it will give us belief and we’ve got to regroup and get ready for it.”

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Tozer is hoping for a better experience than he enjoyed on his last visit to Wembley when he was part of the Northampton Town team that lost 3-0 to Bradford City in the 2013 League Two play-off final.

“It’s a bit of a downer, I have to be honest, that it’s only a fourth-round replay,” he added.

“It won’t be like Wembley for a play-off final or something like that.

“I’ve played there before and lost in the final of the play-offs for Northampton against Bradford.

“No-one wants to lose anywhere but I think it kind of helps in a way that I’ve been there and soaked up the atmosphere.

“That season Bradford went there in the final of the League Cup as well and I think that helped them enormously.

“We’ve got a few players that have played there before so we definitely won’t get overwhelmed by it.”

Tomorrow’s match will provide County with their first taste of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system.

VAR has caused plenty of debate and controversy since trials began in British football with Brighton's FA Cup third-round meeting with Crystal Palace last month.

Most notable were the long delays caused by the system during the fourth-round clash between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion when referee Craig Pawson the TV to rule out a Baggies goal and award the hosts a penalty after initially waving play on.

But Tozer welcomes the new technology.

“They got every decision right in the end so everything was correct,” he said.

“It’ll be a different experience for us, it’s always interesting to see how it affects both teams.

“It’s part of the future so we’ve just got to embrace it and use it to our advantage I guess.”