MU Vs Tottenham Hotspur: Champion Candidate Exam
Manchester United (MU) and Totteham Hotspur will meet at Old Trafford in English Premier League on Saturday (28/10). This is a crucial game for both teams top.
MU and Spurs are both collecting 20 points from 9 matches. Both become the toughest rivals Manchester City who are top of the standings with 25 points. Therefore, losing or losing points in a duel later will add to the weight of the pace chase City.
MU is on the wind. For the new Red Devils twice lost in 31 previous home games. United even won five Premier League games without conceding.
It’s just that the host is a bit inconsistent in some matches after the international break.
However, Spurs also come not without any capital. The North London side had an amazing performance with four consecutive wins. It’s just that the visitors must lose their main strike, Harry Kane with a hamstring injury.
“I’m not talking about injured players, do not ask me about Kane. Because, to talk about Kane, I ahrus spoke about Ibrahimovic, Fellaini, Pogba, Rojo, about Carrick. So, I will not talk, “said United manager Jose Mourinho.
The victory in the match will not only keep United away from Tottenham but also continue Nourinho’s positive report when he meets Mauricio Pochettino. So far, Mou has 12 times dealing with Pochettino.
From that history, the former Real Madrid coach successfully won nine games, one draw, and twice lost. Meanwhile, Pochettino never won at Old Traffod in his five visits, a draw and four defeats.
Pochettino himself remains optimistic even without Kane. According to him, The Lilywhites can still win over one or another club, either with one or without other players.
“We do not have to prove ourselves. I think last season, in the period he was injured, you can see the stats and games we play. Win and lose with Harry, win and lose without Harry, “Pochettino asserted.
Prediction of Manchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur field
Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur field (Liputan6.com/Abdillah)
Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur
Stadium: Old Trafford
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Man. United: 3-4-3
Coach: Jose Mourinho
Bailly, Jones, Smalling
Valencia, Matic, Herrera, Young
Mkhitaryan, Lukaku, Rashford
Reserves: Romero, Tuanzebe, Lindelof, Eyes, Martial, Blind, Lingard
Coach: Mauricio Pochettino
Alderweireld, Sanchez, Vertonghen
Trippier, Eriksen, Winks, Alli, Aurier
Backup: Vorm, Dier, Rose, Sissoko, Dembele, N’Koudou, Davies