EPL Preview: Tottenham vs Manchester United, Key-stats, Line-ups, Odds, Prediction

Jose Mourinho-Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham and Manchester United face off in the Premier League this weekend and it could be a vital game in the top four race. 

Venue: Tottenham Hotspur stadium

Key Statistics

Manchester United are undefeated in their last 22 away matches (Premier League).

Manchester United have kept a clean sheet in 6 of their last 8 away matches (Premier League).

Tottenham have won their last 3 home matches (Premier League).

Tottenham have scored at least 2 goals in their last 3 home matches (Premier League).

Tottenham Hotspur

The Londoners are coming into this game on the back of a 2-2 draw against Newcastle United and they will be looking to get back to winning ways at home. 

Jose Mourinho’s men have only won one of their last three league games and the players will be under pressure to pick up all three points. 

Spurs are currently 6th in the league table and they cannot afford to drop points here if they want to qualify for the Champions League next season. 

The last time these two sides met, Spurs picked up a 6-1 win and they will be hoping to replicate that performance this weekend. 

Matt Doherty and Ben Davies are ruled out for this game with injuries. The likes of Toby Alderweireld and Serge Aurier missed the last game after testing positive for Covid-19 and it remains to be seen whether they are cleared to return for this game. 

Possible Tottenham starting line-ups

Hugo Lloris, Japhet Tanganga, Joe Rodon, Davinson Sanchez, Sergio Reguilon, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Tanguy Ndombele, Lucas Moura, Giovani Lo Celso, Son Heung-Min, Harry Kane

Manchester United

The Red Devils will be looking to avenge the crushing 6-1 defeat to Spurs at Old Trafford from earlier in the season. They are on a three-match winning run in the league and Solskjaer’s men will be confident heading into this game.

Manchester United picked up a comfortable midweek win over Granada as well. 

They have been excellent on their travels and the Red Devils are unbeaten in their last 22 away league games. 

Anthony Martial and Phil Jones are injured for the visitors. Eric Bailly tested positive for Covid-19 and he could miss out. 

Possible Manchester United starting lineup

David de Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Viktor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Paul Pogba, Fred, Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood, Edinson Cavani, Marcus Rashford

Betting Odds

Tottenham Hotspur : Draw : Manchester United :: 2.87 : 3.40 : 2.45


Both teams are capable of picking up a win here and this should be a close contest. However, United are way too good on their travels and Spurs will find it difficult to beat them. 

The two sides are likely to cancel each other out eventually. A draw seems like a fair result. 

Tottenham 1-1 Manchester United