Tottenham – Manchester United (Premier League)
Tottenham and Manchester United face each other this Sunday, at White Hart Lane (Londres). This is a match of Premier League´s 37th round. Mauricio Pochettino’s side arrives to this match after a disappointing 1-0 away loss against West ham United, that ruined their hopes of being Premier League Champions. Mourinho´s men, on their turn, arrive here after a 1-0 home draw against Celta de Vigo, ensuring their presence in the Europa League final for the first time.
Tottenham hold the 2nd position in the table with 77 points, 10 points below Chelsea, crowned Premier League champions. Their points come from 23 victories, 8 draws and 4 defeats, with 71 goals scored and 23 goals conceded.
In their last 5 official matches, in this competition, they have only lost the last one, putting an end to a run of 9 successive wins. This sequence of results started with a 4-0 home win against Watford, that was followed by a 4-0 home win against Bournemouth, a 0-1 away win against Crystal palace, a 2-0 home win against Arsenal and as mentioned before a 1-0 away loss against West Ham.
At home, in this competition, so far, the team has played 18 matches: won 16 and drew 2. They have been making a real good season and also making good use of the home advantage. Mauricio Pochettino’s side have scored consistently: it has 45 goals scored and just 8 conceded.
Spurs have the best defense in the league, since so far, they have conceded only 23 goals.
Lamela and Harry Winks are out due to injury.
Probable Lineup: Lloris – Dier, Alderweireld e Vertonghen – Trippier, Wanyama, Dembélé e Davies – Alli e Eriksen – Kane.
Manchester United sit 6th position in the table, 1 point above the 5th place Arsenal. witch comes from 17 victories, 14 draws and 4 defeats, with 51 goals scored and 27 goals conceded.In their last 5 official matches, in this competition, they have won 2, drew 2 and lost the other 1. This sequence of results started with a 2-0 home win against Chelsea. This result was followed by a 0-2 away win against Burnley, a 0-0 away draw against Manchester City, a 1-1 home draw against Swansea City, and as mentioned before, a 2-0 away loss against Arsenal.
Away from home in the Premier League so far, the team has played 17 matches: drew 4, lost 3 and have just won 3. Mourinho’s side away from home have shown several problems but still they have very good offensive strengths and very talented players.
Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, Ibrahimovic, Fosu-Mensah and Ashley Young are out due to injury.
Probable Lineup: Gea – Tuanzebe, Smalling, Bailly e Darmian – Carrick e Herrera – Mata, Pogba e Martial – Rashford.
Premier League is almost ending and both teams will try to do their best to win the remaining points, however the home advantage will probably play an important role.