Manchester United vs Tottenham Soccer Prediction Today
The game that could give Manchester United its only chance of being a champion of the season meant that Portuguese coach José Mourinho had a different attitude before the game against Bournemouth, anticipated the thirty-fifth round of the English Championship, on Wednesday, 18 Of april.
Ahead of the strategy of sparing players, Mourinho has made many changes in relation to the team that on Sunday, April 15, was defeated 1-0 by West Bromwich. The break was aimed at preserving the athletes for Saturday’s showdown. The main name of this group was the Belgian center-forward Romelu Lukaku (33 matches in the English Championship 2017/2018, 16 goals).
The tactic was doubly successful. It allowed the coach to have all his main players available to face Tottenham. Of breaking, still yielded three more points in the classification table. Now with 74 points (23 wins, five draws and six losses), the team remains in the vice-leadership of the Premier League. It opened four points ahead of third-placed Liverpool.
In the English Cup, United opened their participation in the third phase. At home, he dispatched Derby with a 2-0 lead. In the fourth round, the classification was even easier. As a visitor, the Reds scored a 4-0 win at Yeovil.
Also playing outside the home, the team of José Mourinho continued without conceding goals in the tournament in the octaves. Made 2-0 at Huddersfield. In the quarterfinals at Old Tradfford he repeated the scoring at Brighton.
Due to the FA Cup semifinal, Tottenham also had their anticipated thirty-fifth round matchup. On Tuesday, April 17, he faced Brighton at his rival’s home. Coach Mauricio Pochettino also spared some athletes. But it did not have the same success as Mourinho. Only tied for 1 to 1.
This ends up jeopardizing one of the club’s goals. With 68 points (20 wins, eight draws and six losses), the team failed to reach Liverpool, who have 70, in third place. Third place wins a spot in the 2018/2019 Champions League. The club that finishes in the fourth position will have to play the knockout stage to try to get there.
At least in the physical matter, the confrontation did not cause any damage. For Saturday’s duel, the only limitations Pochettino faces to climb the team are in relation to athletes who were already bruised. Defenders Danny Rose (seven matches in English 2017/2018, no goal) and Kyle Walker-Peters (two games, no goal) are in the ward; and midfielder Harry Winks (16 games, no goal).
In the FA Cup, Tottenham debuted at Wembley, which has been used as their home in the current season while their new stadium is not ready. It made 3 to 0 without scares in the third phase. In stage number four, he had more work. He tied, away from home, with Newport, which led to the replay. In the second match, with reversed field control, the Londoners confirmed the favoritism making 2 to 0.
The story was repeated in the round of 16. A 2-2 draw in front of little Rochdale and victory, this time even more quiet, at home: 6 to 2. In the quarterfinals in Wales, there was no problem. Tottenham dispatched the rival by scoring 3 to 0.
Soccer Prediction of the Day Manchester United vs Tottenham
Having a very strong defensive system, Manchester will have as main mission to annul or at least to diminish the influence of Harry Kane (33 games in the English Championship 2017/2018, 26 goals). If you can do that, you will have half a way to victory. United’s greater solidity makes the team the best betting option.
Prediction Today: Manchester United