FM Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United 19 Jan 2013

Last updated : 18 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United fixture

Manchester United face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 85 games played, Red Devils have recorded 25 wins, and Tottenham Hotspur have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at White Hart Lane was less than a year ago, in March 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Man. Utd. 2 - 3 Tottenham H. Premier League
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

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

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 3 goals against.

The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Red Devils, and 6 goals against.

Tottenham Hotspur's total of 40 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 22 games giving them a return of 55 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tottenham Hotspur 6 4 2 0 12 2 14
Manchester United 6 5 1 0 15 6 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the Red Devils to play at the moment, and one from which we believe will see Manchester United take away one point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tottenham Hotspur Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Manchester United Undefeated in last 5 away games.
10 games since last defeat.

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