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Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur

Competition – Barclays Premier League

Stadium – Old Trafford

Date: 28th October 2017

Kick-off time – 12:30 GMT

Manchester United may be on course to retain their league cup title but their league campaign has not maintained their early results as of late.

They drew at Liverpool and lost at Huddersfield in their last two league games.

Those results mean they now trail top of the table Manchester City by 5 points.

Although they won their League Cup game against Swansea 2-0, Tottenham represents a tougher test for them even though the Lilywhites lost their own League Cup game in midweek.

The Red Devils have won three of their last six meetings with Spurs.

Mauricio Pochettino rotated his team in their midweek 3-2 loss to West Ham in the Carabao Cup and he will definitely field his main men here.

Apart from that shocking loss to West Ham which was their first defeat in 11 games, Spurs have been very impressive and recorded a 4-1 resounding win over Liverpool last weekend – a result that followed another impressive 1-1 draw at Real Madrid in their last Champions League game.

Tottenham are king of the road as they have won all of their away games so far this season.

Harry Kane has been sensational also and what is even more impressive is that he has scored 6 of his 8 Premier League goals this season away from home.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

Manchester United

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
L Huddersfield Town 2-1 Manchester United Oct 21, 2017 English Premier League
W Benfica 0-1 Manchester United Oct 18, 2017 UEFA Champions League
D Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United Oct 14, 2017 English Premier League
W Manchester United 4-0 Crystal Palace Sep 30, 2017 English Premier League
W CSKA Moscow 1-4 Manchester United Sep 27, 2017 UEFA Champions League

Tottenham Hotspur

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 Liverpool Oct 22, 2017 English Premier League
D Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur Oct 17, 2017 UEFA Champions League
W Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 AFC Bournemouth Oct 14, 2017 English Premier League
W Huddersfield Town 0-4 Tottenham Hotspur Sep 30, 2017 English Premier League
W Apoel Nicosia 0-3 Tottenham Hotspur Sep 26, 2017 UEFA Champions League

H2H

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Manchester United May 14, 2017 English Premier League
Manchester United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur Dec 11, 2016 English Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 Manchester United Apr 10, 2016 English Premier League
Manchester United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur Aug 8, 2015 English Premier League
Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur Mar 15, 2015 English Premier League


Other fixtures taking place this week in the Premier League Fixtures:

Premier League Table

# Team MP W D L F A G P
1 Manchester City 27 23 3 1 79 20 +59 72
2 Liverpool 28 16 9 3 65 32 +33 57
3 Manchester United 27 17 5 5 51 19 +32 56
4 Chelsea 27 16 5 6 49 23 +26 53
5 Tottenham Hotspur 27 15 7 5 52 24 +28 52
6 Arsenal 27 13 6 8 51 36 +15 45
7 Burnley 28 9 10 9 22 25 -3 37
8 Leicester City 28 9 9 10 40 41 -1 36
9 Everton 28 9 7 12 32 47 -15 34
10 Watford 28 9 6 13 38 47 -9 33
11 AFC Bournemouth 28 8 8 12 33 43 -10 32
12 Brighton & Hov… 28 7 10 11 26 37 -11 31
13 West Ham United 28 7 9 12 35 50 -15 30
14 Huddersfield Town 28 8 6 14 25 48 -23 30
15 Newcastle United 28 7 8 13 27 38 -11 29
16 Southampton 28 5 12 11 29 41 -12 27
17 Crystal Palace 27 6 9 12 25 42 -17 27
18 Swansea City 28 7 6 15 21 41 -20 27
19 Stoke City 28 6 8 14 28 54 -26 26
20 West Bromwich Albion 28 3 11 14 22 42 -20 20

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