The Premier League is back in action after the corona virus break with the midweek mixture pitching newfound rivals. It will be a trip for the Red Devils as they head to the New Tottenham Stadium to take on side Tottenham. The match schedules for Friday with kickoff at 8.15 pm.
Jose Mourinho will be facing off against his former club with the first encounter ending in a defeat. Mourinho built a stable career at the Old Trafford bagging the FA Community Shield in his first season. The Chosen hails as the only Man United manager to win a major trophy in their debut season.
However, the tides have changed with his tenure over Tottenham, who have not won any major trophy for decades. The Chosen one faces an uphill task with the battle for a top-four finish with stiff competition.
The last time out for the side saw two losses and a draw to Burnley before the corona virus break. The side is currently eight on the table and four points adrift of fifth-placed United and seven points of Chelsea.
Will the Chosen one find retribution against his former side, or will Ole Gunnar extend their in-form for the Red Devils?
Tottenham vs. Manchester United Head to Head
Both sides have met on 34 different occasions in league with United taking home 22 wins. Tottenham have only six wins against the Red Devils. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Man United 2-1 Tottenham
Tottenham 0-1 Man United
Man United 0-3 Tottenham
Tottenham 2-0 Man United
Man United 1-0 Tottenham
Tottenham 2-1 Man United
Man United 1-0 Tottenham
Tottenham 3-0 Man United
Tottenham Team News
Before the corona virus outbreak, Mourinho was facing troubles with a series of injuries rocking the camp. However, he will benefit from several players gaining full fitness. There is the imminent return of England captain Harry Kane and winger Heung Son to ground training. It remains unclear whether midfielder Sissoko will feature after recovering from a knee injury.
Manchester United Team News
After a setback tarnishing his return to football, midfielder Paul Pogba is back to full training after several months out. The return of Scott McTominay before the corona break was immense netting the sealing goal for the Manchester Derby. Forward Marcus Rashford is back to training after a long injury spell making a boost for Ole Gunnar.
Prediction and Odds
We expect a low-key entertaining fixture with the Chosen One aiming to prove superiority over his former side. Both sides will enjoy injury boosts on both sides.
Man United Win
Both Teams to Score
Goals Above 2.5
Man United First Team to Score