Tottenham vs Man United Premier League Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips
The battle for UEFA Champions League football continues as Tottenham host Manchester United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Spurs are short on confidence in the English Premier League but still posses enough quality to hold Man United.
Tottenham are coming off a 3-0 Champions League defeat to Leipzig. They were second best throughout the contest and struggled to cope with Leipzig’s attack. Spurs have not fared better in the Premier League with their top four hopes taking a hit. Jose Mourinho’s men often do their best work at home and head into Sunday’s match unbeaten in nine of their last 12 home matches. Tottenham continue to battle with defensive problems, having failed to keep a clean sheet in their last eight matches in all competitions. Tottenham’s injury problems have eased due to the break with midfielder Moussa Sissoko a chance to return alongside forwards Steven Bergwijn, Son Heung-Min and Harry Kane. Dele Alli will miss Tottenham’s first game back after receiving a one-match ban for a racially insensitive post on social media.
Man United are flying high after claiming a 2-0 victory over Man City in their previous Premier League fixture. Anthony Martial opened the scoring in the first half while Scott McTominay added the second. The followed that victory up with a 5-0 win at LASK in the UEFA Europa League with goals to Odion Ighalo, Daniel James, Juan Mata, Mason Greenwood and Andreas Pereira. The Red Devils are still in contention for a top four finish having gone unbeaten in their last five Premier League matches. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have kept just two clean sheets in their last 15 away matches in the Premier League.
Defending has been a problem for Spurs having conceded in their last eight matches. Man United have impressed in attack with Anthony Martial and Bruno Fernandes among the goals in recent matches. The attacking quality that Tottenham and Man United have makes this match likely to produce BTTS, with a score draw in view.
PREDICTION : DRAW 1-1
TIP : BRUNO FERNANDEZ ANYTIME GOALSCORER