Manchester United face Spurs at Old Trafford this afternoon, with the chance to get another three points on the board and the prospect of Champions League football edging closer. Louis van Gaal will have a couple of small selection dilemmas to overcome, too.
United sit three points ahead of Spurs at the moment, and they’ll be looking to double that as a tough run of fixtures begins – with games against Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal all coming within the next month.
Manchester United will be without Jonny Evans for another give games due to his disgusting spit at Papiss Cisse. Angel di Maria is unavailable after his sending off against Arsenal.
Robin van Persie is still missing with an ankle injury, and they’ll be latest fitness tests for both Ashley Young and Marcos Rojo who picked up knocks this week.
Last Meeting: Spurs 0-0 Manchester United
These sides met back in December in a game that United should’ve won. The Reds dominated from the off but couldn’t put the ball into the back of the net thanks to a Lloris masterclass.
Score Prediction: Manchester United 2-1 Spurs
United should have enough to overcome a stubborn Spurs side, but stopping Harry Kane from scoring will be a tough ask. A Rooney brace will secure all three points.
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