Premier League: Tottenham vs Manchester United live
In a high-profile gameweek two matchup, Tottenham Hotspur takes on Manchester United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Ange Postecoglou’s side started with a 2-2 draw against Brentford, while Manchester United narrowly won 1-0 against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Tottenham seek their first win of the season against a Manchester United side that struggled to impress against Wolves. Kickoff is at 4:30 pm GMT.
Tottenham Hotspur embraced Ange Postecoglou’s attacking approach in their Premier League opener against Brentford. Despite Cristian Romero’s opener, Spurs’ defensive frailties surfaced as Bryan Mbeumo and Yoane Wissa secured a lead for the Bees. Emerson Royal’s goal restored parity, culminating in a 2-2 draw. Tottenham’s home form was inconsistent last season, and while the draw dented their start, they aim to rectify it against United in Postecoglou’s first home match.
Manchester United narrowly secured a 1-0 victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers, with Raphael Varane’s header being the decisive factor. However, the game raised a few eyebrows of discontent as Erik ten Hag’s team were outplayed by Wolves. While Andre Onana made crucial saves, his collision with Sasa Kalajdzic in the penalty area stirred controversy. Manchester United’s recent form is solid, with five consecutive Premier League wins. However, their away struggles from the previous season continue to raise questions ahead of their match against Tottenham.
Tottenham has struggled against Manchester United recently, with only one victory in their last nine league encounters. The Red Devils remain unbeaten in their last five league meetings, recording four wins and one draw.
Tottenham’s attacking potential under Postecoglou and Man United’s lacklustre opening match hint at an intriguing showdown. Manchester United’s attackers struggled in the opener, but Spurs’ leaky defence might help them discover their form. United’s away form under ten Hag and finishing issues present challenges, andTottenham has the opportunity to exploit these weaknesses and claim their first win under Postecoglou.