Super sunday match today, so this is the game will be know how far coach gunnar solskjaer will be tested today. Meet totenham, must be a tough team.
Title-hunting Tottenham welcome a revived Manchester United to Wembley in the 22nd round of the Premier League (PL). Both teams are among the form teams in the league with four wins in their last five.
Tottenham played their fourth match in eleven days in midweek, when they beat rivals Chelsea 1-0 in the first semi-final of the EFL cup. That was their third straight win to nil in a run that has seen them lose just once in 11 competitive games (W9, D1, L1).
Remarkably, ‘Spurs’ are the only team yet draw a league game this season, a result also not seen in any of the last nine H2Hs with Manchester United (in all competitions), with the visitors holding a slight edge with five wins to Tottenham’s four.
United suffered a humiliating loss in the first meeting with Tottenham this season (0-3), but have looked a different team under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær, with five straight wins (in all competitions).
First and foremost things have changed for United going forward, with the team scoring two goals or more in all five matches since their managerial change – 14 in four (3.5 on average) in the league.
The last eight league H2Hs between these teams have seen no less than seven home wins, with the home side on the day also keeping a clean sheet in six of those.
Players to watch: Harry Kane enters the round topping the PL scoring charts (joint) with 14 goals, whilePaul Pogba has four goals and three assists in his last four PL matches.
Stat attack: Goals? Tottenham average 3.2 scored goals in their last five PL matches, United 3.0.
Three of Tottenham’s five defeats have come at home, where they average 2.0 points per match, compared to 2.5 playing away.
The last six league H2Hs have averaged 4.17 yellow cards.
Nine of United’s eleven away PL matches this season have seen both teams score and over 2.5 goals.
Will not play
Referee: Dean M. (Eng),
Venue: Wembley Stadium (London)