Sunday 14th May. 4:30PM. Sky Sports 1
This week’s Super Sunday comes from the capital, and it will be a memorable afternoon whatever happens as Spurs prepare to leave their iconic home. Frankly, there could be no better way to mark such an occasion than by playing the Premier League’s most successful club.
It’s not just an occasion, though. Both sides will be aiming to end the season in style over the coming weeks, and winning this one may also send out a warning shot for next season in the process.
Prepare to be entertained.
Spurs Aiming To Bring Curtain Down In Style
After over a century of playing at the famous stadium, Sunday’s showdown will see Tottenham step out at White Hart Lane for the final time. And while the title hopes may be gone, Mauricio Pochettino’s men have an opportunity to complete an incredible achievement by completing a full Premier League campaign without a home defeat.
Spurs have picked up 16 wins and two draw on home turf this term, playing some phenomenal football along the way thanks to the attacking qualities of Harry Kane, Dele, Christian Eriksen, and Heung-Min Son. After scoring 45 times in 18 matches, they can be extremely confident about finding the target here.
The hosts may still be hurting a little from the 1-0 loss at West Ham last Friday, but with the league’s best defence at their disposal too, they’ve nothing to fear against the Red Devils. A memorable result against the country’s most successful side would be a fitting end to their home campaign, as well as their time at White Hart Lane in general.
Will the Spurs go marching on one last time? Not if the visitors can help it.
Red Devils Out To Spoil The Party
Jose Mourinho’s men finally surrendered their longstanding unbeaten run at the Emirates last weekend, and they’ll want to get back to winning ways by inflicting a first home defeat on Tottenham.
Having sealed their spot in the Europa League final, it’s fair to say that the league is no longer United’s priority. Nonetheless, any players selected for this fixture could be fighting for a place in the Stockholm starting XI. Besides, the rivalry against Tottenham ensures that the visitors will be up for it.
Despite their problems at Old Trafford,and the loss at Arsenal, only Chelsea and Manchester City have won more away games than the Red Devils. Even with Zlatan Ibrahimovic still injured, they will carry a threat through the likes of Anthony Martial, Juan Mata, and Marcus Rashford. Meanwhile, if selected, skipper Wayne Rooney will be determined to score one final goal for the club.
It’s set to be a fantastic final encounter at the Lane. Let’s just hope the two sides deliver.
Tottenham Hotspur V Manchester United Betting
Tottenham enter the last ever game at their famous ground as the 8/11 favourites with Bet365, which underlines how brilliant they’ve been all season. Manchester United, meanwhile, can be backed at 17/4 for the win. Alternatively, the draw is available at 29/10.
With attentions partly elsewhere, it wouldn’t’ be overly surprising if the Red Devils suffer another loss in the capital. Not only have they had less time to prepare, but they’re missing their top scorer too.
Given that Spurs have shipped just eight home goals all term, we’re backing them to win their final game at the Lane whilst keeping a shutout in the process.
There has been a lot of speculation about the possibility of Kane joining Manchester United this summer. Whether there’s truth in those rumours or not, there’s no doubt that he is the biggest goal threat on the pitch. We expect it to show.
It would be fitting for the England man to open the scoring in this final game at White Hart Lane. At 7/2, he’s well worth a punt.