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Preview: Spurs vs Man Utd


Preview: Spurs vs Man Utd

A difficult trip to White Hart Lane for Premiership challenging Man Utd will see two of the Premiership's in form sides go head to head. Tottenham invested in their squad heavily over January, and will be looking to prove that they are capable of mounting a European challenge. Gilberto and Hutton could debut.

Injuries and Suspensions

Ryan Giggs, Carlos Tevez and Owen Hargreaves are pushing to return to the Manchester United side, while Neville and Saha remain out. Ledley King could play.

Squads

Tottenham (from): Cerny, Robinson, Chimbonda, Lee, Gilberto, Hutton, Gunter, Kaboul, Dawson, King, Rocha, Tainio, Jenas, Malbranque, Boateng, Taarabt, Huddlestone, O'Hara, Lennon, Bent, Berbatov, Keane.

Manchester United (from): Van der Sar, Kuszczak, Brown, O'Shea, Simpson, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Fletcher, Nani, Park, Scholes, Ronaldo, Anderson, Carrick, Hargreaves, Giggs, Rooney, Tevez.

Fergie: change afoot at Spurs

" We saw last Sunday there is a wind of change at Tottenham, no question.

"The cup tie was terrifically open and for the first time in a few years at our ground there were some goals in the game.

"The games at Old Trafford have generally been one-goal affairs with more goals being reserved for White Hart Lane.

"Hopefully we can get the result we want but I'm expecting a very tough but open game."

Eyefootball Premiership Predictor

Tottenham 1-2 Man Utd

Like Fergie said, it'll definitely be an open game, but don't expect to see there be too many goals. Berbatov proved at Old Trafford he can be a threat, and if Spurs bring their game to White Hart Lane, they will stand a chance. But Man Utd here look unstoppable with the impressive Ronaldo at the moment.

Goalscorer: Carlos Tevez