Manchester United vs Tottenham
England – Premier League
Date: Wednesday, 4 December 2019
Kick-off at 19:30 UK/ 20:30 CET
Venue: Old Trafford (Manchester).
Manchester United will be eager to return to winning ways on Wednesday night when they host Tottenham in the Premier League fixture.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United side are without a win in their last three matches across all competitions with their latest result a disappointing draw with Aston Villa at the weekend.
United need a much improved performance if they are to transform the mood at Old Trafford but face an incredibly difficult test when they welcome Jose Mourinho back in midweek.
Paul Pogba is set to miss the match for United, but Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic will both undergo late fitness tests ahead of the game. The MEN understands that McTominay is expected to be fit.
Manchester United vs Tottenham Head-to-head (h2h)
- The previous three games saw the teams on the road registering wins.
- The last time these two met, United won 1-2.
- Teams at home failed to find the back of the net in the previous two official encounters.
- The last time these two met at this venue, Spurs won 0-3.
- Five of the former six battles at this stadium failed to see goals from both teams.
Manchester United vs TottenhamTeam News
Scott McTominay is expected to make his return from an ankle injury, while Jesse Lingard could start after Juan Mata’s disappointing performance against Villa. The game comes too soon for Paul Pogba, though, who Solskjaer confirmed is not yet ready to return.
Harry Winks could replace Tanguy Ndombele in midfield, while Danny Rose could return to counteract United’s pace down the flanks.
Manchester United: Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Williams; McTominay, Fred; James, Lingard, Rashford; Martial
Tottenham: Gazzaniga; Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Rose; Dier, Winks; Sissoko, Alli, Son; Kane