Tottenham v Manchester United team news & stats

Date published: Friday 8th April 2016 2:36

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham manager

Mauricio Pochettino: Scoreless in three games v Man United

Man United haven’t lost any of the last 14 Premier League games against Spurs at White Hart Lane, but have drawn six of the last eight.

Team news

Jan Vertonghen (knee) will have to pass a late fitness test if he is to make his first Tottenham appearance in three months. Erik Lamela likely to be recalled.

Manchester United, meanwhile, have Phil Jones, Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young back in contention, but Luke Shaw and Wayne Rooney are still missing.

Kick-off at White Hart Lane on Sunday is at 4pm.

Opta stats

  • Manchester United have now won back-to-back Premier League games against Tottenham, after a five game winless run (D3 L2). They last won three in a row against them in 2010 (a run of four).
  • Spurs are yet to score against United in three meetings since Mauricio Pochettino took charge.
  • Tottenham’s last home win over Manchester United in the league came on the final day of the 2000-01 season when Glenn Hoddle was in charge.
  • Harry Kane has netted a league-high 22 goals this season in the top-flight, more than any other Tottenham player has ever managed in a single Premier League campaign.
  • Since making his Premier League debut in September 2013, Christian Eriksen has created 250 goal-scoring chances for team-mates, a haul only Mesut Ozil (266) can better in that timeframe.
  • The Lilywhites have recovered the most points from losing positions in the top flight in 2015-16 (19).
  • The Red Devils have won just two of their last nine away league games (D3 L4).
  • Anthony Martial has netted three goals in his last four appearances for United in all competitions, while he is now their top scorer in the Premier League this season with eight goals.
  • Manchester United have bagged just 39 goals in their 31 league games this season; they last netted fewer at this stage of a top-flight campaign in 1989/90 (37).

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