Lawrence is quoted in the Mail as saying: "Perform below your best and we will beat you. It will be a great chance for our lads to show what they can do at this level.
"What would be unforgivable is if we were overawed by a match like this. I've no time for any player who is nervous or worried by it. The bigger the game the more you should want to prove your quality and ambition.
"If Spurs are at their best we might struggle, but if not we are capable of winning. And Tottenham is a scalp I'd very much like to have."
Reports and reaction from our disappointing 3-0 home defeat to Middlesbrough on Saturday.
Cardiff boss Lennie Lawrence warns that Spurs will have to be at their best or suffer Worthington Cup elimination at the Lane.