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Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview – Prediction, how to watch & potential line-ups

Wednesday’s Premier League action closes out at Old Trafford as Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur go head-to-head in a blockbuster top-five six-pointer. If you’re interested in backing Conte’s team to upset the odds at Old Trafford, check out the Tottenham predictions for the best tips you’ll find online. 

Harry Kane’s 14th goal in his last 11 appearances against Everton set the tone of Spurs’ comfortable 2-0 home victory over Frank Lampard’s side on Saturday.

In addition to keeping this season’s 100% home record intact, Antonio Conte’s men have consolidated their position in a keenly-contest top-four race ahead of their midweek visit to the Theatre of Dreams. 

However, it wasn’t all rosy for Tottenham on Saturday as marquee summer signing Richarlison left the pitch in tears after picking up a calf injury.

Though the Brazilian forward won’t be in contention for the upcoming showdown against United, Conte told the Mail Online the ex-Everton man should regain full fitness to achieve his World Cup dream with Brazil. 

With Richarlison not in the frame, Tottenham will be desperate to welcome Dejan Kulusevski back to the fold after the Sweden international returned to partial training in the past few days. 

Kane and Son Heung-min will, nonetheless, lead the charge when Spurs take on fellow top-four Premier League hopefuls Man Utd this midweek.

Unlike Tottenham, Erik ten Hag’s team endured another underwhelming Premier League weekend as Newcastle United held them to a tepid 0-0 draw at Old Trafford.

With a game in hand and a seven-point deficit on the north London outfit, the Red Devils will be desperate to embark on a new winning league streak come Wednesday. 

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Tottenham Hotspur

Despite turning the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium into a fortress, Spurs are still trying to find their feet away from home, where they’ve won just twice in five Premier League games this season (D2, L1).

Speaking of Tottenham’s wayward form on the road, they have racked up just one single victory across their last 19 top-flight travels to encounter the five other ever-present sides in the competition (D7, L11). 

Manchester United

Since Tottenham’s solitary success in the abovementioned 19-game sequence came at the expense of Man Utd, ten Hag should be all too aware of the task at hand.

Luckily for the Red Devils, they’ll have history firmly on their side in this midweek clash of the titans, considering they’ve won more Premier League outings on Wednesday than any other side (72). 

On top of that, Man Utd have defeated Spurs in all three previous top-flight meetings between the two teams, including a ‘goal-friendly’ 3-2 triumph in this corresponding fixture last season.

Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Potential Line-ups

Manchester United (4-2-3-1): David de Gea; Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Luke Shaw; Casemiro, Scott McTominay; Antony, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho; Marcus Rashford. 

Tottenham Hotspur (3-5-2): Hugo Lloris; Cristian Romero, Eric Dier, Ben Davies; Matt Doherty, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Yves Bissouma, Rodrigo Bentancur, Ivan Perisic; Son Heung-min, Harry Kane. 

How to Watch?

Man Utd vs Tottenham, alongside all other fixtures in England’s top flight, is available to watch online via live Premier League streams.

Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Prediction

Though a share of the spoils would be the likeliest outcome to cross your mind at first glance, it’s hard to put it past this in-form Tottenham side to take home all three points.

We wouldn’t be surprised if Conte manages to shut out Man Utd’s uneventful frontline in what promises to be an evenly-contested, low-scoring affair.

Manchester United 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur

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