Tottenham faces an uphill battle in their top-four hopes this weekend as they play host to Leeds United. The match schedules for Saturday at the Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium with kickoff at 2:30 pm.
The Lillywhites are currently sixth in the table rankings, five points behind fourth-placed Chelsea with the same number of games. On the other hand, Leeds United occupies the 11th spot in England’s top flight, just two points behind the ninth-placed Arsenal.
New life without Jose Mourinho started on a low note for Tottenham while losing out on the Carabao Cup final to Manchester City. However, times seem to move on quickly with the ‘Chosen One’ landing a role as AS Roma’s next manager.
The future of Mason remains undetermined with a lot of speculations of a new manager during the summer window. Until then, interim manager Mason remains with a major task of making the top-four race.
Meanwhile, Tottenham enters the clash on the back of an impressive 4-0 win over Sheffield United. Gareth Bale netted a hat-trick while Son Heung-min finished off the day in an awe-inspiring display.
On the other hand, Leeds United pick-up from has been an exciting first season back in the Premier League. Marco Bielsa contends with high and lows in the season, with consistency remaining a major issue.
Leeds United vs Tottenham Head to Head
Both sides have four games against each other, with Leeds United takes one win while Tottenham has two wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
- Brighton 2-0 Leeds
- Leeds 0-0 Man United
- Leeds 1-1 Liverpool
- Man City 1-2 Leeds
- Leeds 2-1 Sheffield United
- Tottenham 4-0 Sheffield United
- Man City 1-0 Tottenham
- Tottenham 2-1 Southampton
- Everton 2-2 Tottenham
- Tottenham 1-3 Man City
Leeds United Team News
Helder Costa remains unavailable for the remainder of the season with a back issue. Furthermore, Adam Foreshaw remains unavailable for Saturday’s afternoon showdown. In addition, there is a late fitness check for duo Kalvin Philips and Rafinha. Fortunately, Liam Cooper is back from a three-match suspension.
Tottenham Team News
Ben Davies is unavailable for selection after picking a calf problem. However, Giovani Lo Celso shook off a knock and will start in the middle of the park. We expect an attacking trio made up of Gareth Bale, Son, and Delle Alli.
Prediction and Odds
It will not come as a shock when Leeds poses a surprise, but the visitors intend to make a manse.
Goals Over 2.5
Son to Score