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Tottenham Hotspur will be taking on visiting side Manchester United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in this Premier League fixture on Sunday.
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Tottenham Hotspur head into this fixture following on from a 2-2 Premier League drawn game versus Newcastle United.
In that game, Tottenham Hotspur managed 59% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Tottenham Hotspur was Harry Kane (30', 34'). For their opponents, Newcastle United got 22 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Joelinton (28') and Joe Willock (85') scored for Newcastle United.
José Mourinho's Tottenham Hotspur have hit the target 11 times over their past 6 outings. At the other end, the number of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures amounts to 8.
Pre-game facts show that Tottenham Hotspur:
- haven't lost in the league to Manchester United in their previous 2 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
Manchester United will go into the clash following on from a 0-2 Europa League win to beat Granada in their previous match.
In that game, Manchester United managed 68% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 2 on target. For Manchester United, the goalscorers were Marcus Rashford (31') and Bruno Fernandes (90'). Granada CF had 11 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
Over the course of their last 6 clashes, Manchester United have amassed the sum of 8 goals. The Red Devils have also scored on each one of those occasions. During that period, they’ve seen 5 goals scored by their opponents.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Manchester United:
- remain unbeaten by Tottenham Hotspur in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 22 away league matches. A simply stunning run of away results.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 21/04/2018 shows us that Tottenham Hotspur have won 2 of these & Manchester United 3, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
A total of 19 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 12 for Spurs and 7 belonging to The Red Devils. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
The last league clash featuring these sides was Premier League match day 4 on 04/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Manchester United 1-6 Tottenham Hotspur.
On that occasion, Manchester United managed 38% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Bruno Fernandes (2').
For their opponents, Tottenham Hotspur got 22 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. Tanguy N'Dombelé (4'), Heung-Min Son (7', 37'), Harry Kane (30', 79') and Serge Aurier (51') scored.
The match was refereed by Anthony Taylor.
Team News: Tottenham Hotspur
Matt Doherty (Muscle Injury) and Ben Davies (Shinbone injury) are unavailable for Spurs manager José Mourinho.
Team News: Manchester United
Man Utd boss Ole Solskjær has some current player fitness concerns. Eric Bailly (Corona virus), Phil Jones (Knee Injury) and Anthony Martial (Ruptured knee ligament) are those who can’t be considered.
We feel that over the course of the game, Tottenham Hotspur might need a bit of good fortune to see themselves scoring against this Manchester United outfit who should gain the upper hand.
We’re therefore seeing a good tussle with a 0-1 advantage for Manchester United when the referee blows for full-time.
A close call.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (62,214)
Captain: Hugo Lloris
Chairman: Daniel Levy
Manager: José Mourinho
Competitions: Premier League position 6, EFL Cup (Final), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Player: Heung-Min Son
Normally played in the Left Wing position, Heung-Min Son was born in Chuncheon, Korea Republic. Having played his first senior match for Hamburg in the 2010 - 2011 season, the gifted Forward has bagged 13 league goals in the Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 29 appearances.