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
|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
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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
|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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