FM Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United 16 Jan 2011

Last updated : 15 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United fixture

Man. Utd. face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 83 games played, Red Devils have recorded 24 wins, and Tottenham H. have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctMan. Utd.2 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2009/2010Sat 24 AprMan. Utd.3 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2009/2010Tue 01 DecMan. Utd.2 - 0Tottenham H.LGEC
2009/2010Sat 12 SepTottenham H.1 - 3Man. Utd.PREM
2008/2009Sat 25 AprMan. Utd.5 - 2Tottenham H.PREM
2008/2009Sun 01 MarMan. Utd.0 - 0Tottenham H.LGEC
2008/2009Sat 24 JanMan. Utd.2 - 1Tottenham H.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur 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 12 goals for the Spurs, with 2 goals against.

Man. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Red Devils's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Tottenham H.'s total of 36 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 44 points from the 20 games played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tottenham H.641110413
Man. Utd.65109316

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Red Devils could well see them head back from White Hart Lane with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Tottenham H. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Man. Utd. Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.