On 13th January, football fans will be thrilled to watch one of the most important matches of the Premier League since the start of the New Year when Spurs host the Red Devils at the Wembley Stadium. This match will be important especially for the Manchester United’s interim coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as this will be the first time he will be playing against the major contenders in the Premier League.
The Mauricio Pochettino boys will be hoping to extend their impressive performance as well as occupy position two in the premier league if they take all the 3 points ahead of Manchester City who will play on Monday.
On the other hand, the Red Devils coach will be trying to use this opportunity to show the football fraternity that he is able and ready for the task. Likewise, Man United will be of looking forward to revenging against Spurs, the later having thumped them 0-3 in their last meeting at the start of the season. All this will, however, be determined by the 90 sweaty minutes. Let the best team win.
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Manchester United Match Preview
The match will be played at the Wembley Stadium. The match is scheduled to start at 1930hrs. The referee of the match is non-other than Mike Dean assisted by Dan Robathan and Darren Cann. Andre Marriner will act as the fourth official.
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Manchester United Live Coverage and Streaming
The match will be shown live on Supersport. You can also stream live this crucial match through the Sky Sports’ Premier League and Main Events Channel. Likewise, Sky Sports subscribers can also live stream the match through the SkyGo app.
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Manchester United Betting Odds
- Tottenham will win 2 to 1—21/20
- Paul Pogba will score first—7/2
- Harry Kane to score first—7/2
- Manchester United will win 2 to 1—5/2
- 1 to 1draw –13/5
Tottenham Team News
The Spurs side has some injuries that may affect its squad. A player like Victor Wanyama who has a knee injury is ruled out from this weekend’s fixture. However, most of the other players will be available for this crucial fixture.
Manchester United News
There are no crucial injuries which will affect the performance of the team. Most players are expected to be available on the 13th when they play Tottenham. The only player ruled out is Eric Bailly who was suspended due to red card till 19th January. Other players have such as Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo, Paul Pogba, Alex Sanchez have slight injuries but are expected to be in full form by 13th January 2019.
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Manchester Match Prediction
Among other many advantages, the Sours have been consistent this season. They have also played superbly occupying position 3 on the table standing and just two points shy of the second-placed Manchester City. This match will be of much importance to them. In their last premier league match, they thrashed Cardiff City 3-0a and they wish to continue with this impressive performance.
Manchester United, on the other hand, has had an impressive comeback since Mourhino was shown the door having won four of their last premier league matches since Solskjaer took the mantle of the Red Devils. However, this will be Solskjaer’s most important match thus far. All in all, most people expect Manchester to emerge the winner with a 5/2 chance. Total scores will be under 2.5: 19/20.
Tottenham vs. Manchester United Lineups
Tottenham: Hugo Lloris, Kierran Tripper, Jan Vertorgen, Kyle Walker, Mousa Dembele, Moussa Sissoko, Christian Eriksen, Lucas Moura, Harry Kane, Vincent Janssen, Son Heung-Min
Man United: David De Gea, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Antonio Valencia, Victor Lindelof, Paul Pogba, Marouane Fellaini, Ander Herrera, Alexis Sanchez, Marcus Rashford, Romelu Lukaku,
Tottenham vs. Manchester United Head to Head
Tottenham is looking forward to maintaining their position as the cup contenders while Manchester United is looking forward to improving their table standing as well extending their winning streak to 5 games. A look at their most recent head to head can give us a glimpse of what should be expected. The two rivals have met 53 times. Of these, Manchester United has won 33 times while Spurs have bagged 9 wins. The two teams have equally shared points in 11 matches. Here is a look at their 8 most recent Premier League matches and who emerged victorious:
- 27th Aug 2018 Manchester 0-3 Tottenham Hotspurs
- 31st Jan 2018 Tottenham Hotspurs 2-0 Manchester United
- 28th Oct 2017 Manchester United1-0 Tottenham Hotspurs
- 14th May 2017 Tottenham Hotspurs 2-1 Manchester United
- 11th Dec 2016 Manchester United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspurs
- 10th April 2016 Tottenham Hotspurs 3-0 Manchester United
- 8th Aug 2015 Manchester United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspurs
- 15th March 2015 Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspurs