Manchester United – Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United hosts Tottenham Hotspur at the Old Trafford in the big derby of the 4th round in the Premier League. Just one point separates these two teams in the standings after the first three rounds. Let’s take a look at it.
Manchester United achieved a very difficult win against Brighton & Hove Albion at the American Express in the previous round. The Red Devils conceded an equalising goal in the 95th minute, but they managed to win the game with another late strike in the 99th minute. After the loss against Crystal Palace in the first round this was United’s first win for the season.
Brighton & Hove’s Lewis Dunk scored himself an own goal while Marcus Rashford scored for Manchester United. March equalised for the Seagulls in the 95th minute, but Bruno Fernandes scored the winning goal for the visiting team from a penalty kick.
During the week Manchester United once again paid a visit to Brighton & Hove Albion, but this time for the Carabao Cup. This time Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team did much better and easily won with 3-0. McTominay, Mata and Paul Pogba scored for the visitors.
For Tottenham Hotspur this game comes just few days after their majestic 7-2 win over Maccabi Haifa in the playoffs of Europa League. Jose Mourinho’s team provided a true fiesta to their fans on Thursday. Harry Kane scored a hattrick for Spurs, while Giovani Lo Celso added two more. Lucas Moura and Dele Alli scored as well for the hosts.
In the Premier League Tottenham are currently 8th in the standings with 4 points. They have a record of one win, one draw and one loss.
This is our preview for the Premier League game between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Both teams had matches during the week, so let’s how they are going to react to this.