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Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United: Match preview, prediction, team news, and more | Premier League 2018-19

Modified 20 Dec 2019, 20:56 IST

Spurs vs Man Utd - Mega match of the weekend
Spurs vs Man Utd - Mega match of the weekend

It is going to be another packed evening at Wembley as Spurs host the Red Devils on Sunday this weekend in the Premier League. Manchester United are still unbeaten under their caretaker manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

This match is going to be a big test for the Manchester United interim manager, as the Norwegian will face one of the top PL teams for the first time this weekend.

Manchester United are 6th on the league table with 38 points, and the points difference between them and 5th placed Arsenal is 3 points. On the other hand, Tottenham are 3rd, as they have garnered 48 points from 21 Premier League matches. 

Match details

Venue: Wembley Stadium

Capacity: 90,000

Date: 13 January 2019

Time: 16.30 (GMT)

Referee: Mike Dean

Team news

Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur are likely to miss Eric Dier and Victor Wanyama, as they are injury concerns. Lucas Moura is set to face a late fitness test.

Harry Kane could start the match with Son, Alli, and Eriksen around him.

Manchester United

Manchester United
Manchester United

Manchester United travel to Wembley without three valuable centre-backs, as Marcos Rojo and Chris Smalling are out due to injuries, while Eric Baily is suspended for the match.

We could see Phil Jones and Victor Lindelof as the defensive pair against Spurs. Alexis Sanchez could miss the match due to injury, and Paul Pogba is set to return for United after missing out on the victory against Reading in the FA Cup.

Predicted line-ups

Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris; Trippier, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Rose; Sissoko, Winks, Alli, Eriksen; Son, Kane.

Manchester United: De Gea; Young, Jones, Lindelöf, Shaw; Matic, Herrera, Pogba; Martial, Rashford, Lingard.

Form in last 5 matches in all competitions (most recent game first)

Tottenham Hotspur: W-W-W-L-W

Manchester United: W-W-W-W-W

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Marcus Rashford
Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford is aiming to score in his third consecutive Premier League match for the first time.


Manchester United will be looking for an away win, as the Red Devils are well prepared for the fixture against Tottenham.

Tottenham Hotspur will definitely get the home support, and the task will be hard for Solskjaer's men.

We can expect positive attacking football from both sides.

Final prediction: Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 Manchester United

Published 11 Jan 2019, 20:57 IST
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