FM Preview: Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur 29 Sep 2012

Last updated : 28 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur fixture

Manchester United prepare to entertain Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford at tea-time on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 59 wins out of 89 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in August 2011, with Manchester United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 04 Mar Tottenham H. 1 - 3 Man. Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Mon 22 Aug Man. Utd. 3-0 Tottenham H. Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 16 Jan Tottenham H. 0 - 0 Man. Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Man. Utd. 2 - 0 Tottenham H. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Man. Utd. 3 - 1 Tottenham H. Premier League
2009/2010 Tue 01 Dec Man. Utd. 2 - 0 Tottenham H. League Cup
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Tottenham H. 1 - 3 Man. Utd. Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Red Devils, with 7 goals against.

The Spurs have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Spurs, and 3 goals against.

Manchester United's total of 12 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Tottenham Hotspur's 8 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester United 6 6 0 0 15 6 18
Tottenham Hotspur 6 3 3 0 10 4 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester United may be coming up against a decent side in Tottenham Hotspur, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester United Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Tottenham Hotspur 4 games since last away draw.
7 games since last defeat.

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