The crazy holiday fixture congestion continues for Tottenham Hotspur. Just three days after their trip to Leicester, Spurs return home to take on a newly-revitalized Manchester United who is sitting third under manager Louis Van Gaal. Win, and with the right results falling their way, and Spurs could end the day in fourth place.
#THFC team: Lloris, Chiriches, Fazio, Vertonghen, Davies; Mason, Stambouli; Chadli, Eriksen, Townsend; Kane. #COYS— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 28, 2014
#THFC subs: Vorm, Dier, Walker, Lamela, Dembele, Paulinho, Soldado. #COYS— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 28, 2014
United XI: De Gea, Jones, McNair, Evans, Valencia, Carrick, Rooney, Mata, Young, van Persie, Falcao. #mufclive pic.twitter.com/6MhGf2yBk8— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 28, 2014
United’s subs vs Spurs: Lindegaard, Rafael, Smalling, Shaw, Fletcher, A.Pereira, Wilson. #mufclive— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 28, 2014
Spurs have rotated their side. Kyle Walker and Erik Lamela make way for Vlad Chiriches and Andros Townsend, while Benjamin Stambouli will pair with Ryan Mason in the center of midfield. Gotta say, gang, this makes me nervous. Mousa Dembele on the bench makes me feel a little better, but Nabil Bentaleb not making the 18 does NOT make me feel any better.
Meanwhile, United puts out a side that is unchanged from their win over Newcastle. Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Robin van Persie, and Radamel Falcao against our back line that hasn't really been all that great lately kind of gives me the vapors.
How to Watch:
Match time: 12:00 (U.K.), 7:00 a.m. (USA ET)
Venue: White Hart Lane, north London, England
TV: ENGERLAND! You finally can watch your Spurs play on TV! It's live on BT Sport 1, or online.
Our American viewers can find watch the match on NBC Sports Network, finally (I guess it pays to play Manchester United: you make it on an actual TV channel) or you can stream the match online via NBC Sports Live Extra depending on your cable package.
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