Hull City – Tottenham (Premier League)
Hull City and Tottenham face each other this Sunday, at KCOM Stadium (Hull). This is a match of Premier League´s last round. After a 4-0 away loss against Crystal Palace, relegated Hull City are going to play their football in the Championship. The Spurs, on their turn, are in a phenomenal form and although they are no longer struggling for first place, they arrive here after an amazing victory over Leicester at King Power Stadium.
Relegated Hull City hold the 18th position in the league, with 34 points, which comes from 9 victories, 7 draws and 21 defeats, with 36 goals scored and 73 goals conceded. In their last 5 official matches, in this competition, they have won 1, drew 1 and lost the other 3. This sequence of results started with a 3-1 away loss against Stoke City. This result was followed by a 2-0 away win against Watford, a 0-0 away draw against Southampton, a 0-2 home loss against Sunderland, and as mentioned before, a 4-0 away loss against Arsenal.
At home in the league so far, the team has played 18 matches: drew 4, lost 6 and won 8. In addition, they have 27 goals scored and 28 conceded in the process.Their form at home is somehow effective, since they have won 4 of their last 5 home matches.
The Tigers have nothing to fight for and who knows when they will be playing again in the Premier League.
Odubajo, Will Keane,Ryan Mason, David Meyler, Markovic and Abel Hernández are out due to injury.
Probable Lineup: Jakupovic – Elmohamady, Dawson, Davies e Robertson – Huddlestone – Grosicki, Evandro, N’Diaye e Clucas – Niasse
Tottenham is 2nd place in the table with 83 points. Their points come from 25 wins, 8 draws and 4 defeats, with 79 goals scored and 25 conceded in the process. In their last 5 official matches, in this competition, they have won 4 and lost the other 1. This sequence of results started with a 0-1 away win against Crystal palace, that was followed by a 2-0 home win against Arsenal, a 1-0 away loss against West Ham, a 2-1 home win against Manchester United, and as mentioned before, a 1-6 away win against Leicester City.
Away from home, so far, Mauricio Pochettino‘s side have played 18 matches: won 8, drew 6 and lost 4. In addition, they have 32 goals scored and 16 conceded in the process. Tottenham have only lost 2 of their last 7 away matches and kept a clean sheet in 3 of them.
Lamela, Winks, Danny Rose, Walker and Trippier are out due to injury.
Probable Lineup: Lloris – Dier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen e Davies – Wanyama e Dembélé – Heung-Min, Eriksen e Alli – Kane
An intense match is expected, with Hull City wanting to leave the Premier League in the best way and with Tottenham wanting to finish this great season with a victory.