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Sheffield United vs. Tottenham Hotspur: game time, TV channels, how to watch

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Both sides need the three points as they seek to enter the Champions League positions.

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For the first time in eight matches, Tottenham Hotspur came away victorious, squarely handling London rivals West Ham United 2-0 last week. While the final scoreline was not a landslide, Spurs were clearly the better team and got a much-needed win that was fully deserved, as well as their first clean sheet since the start of February.

Up next is a trip to Sheffield United, a surprising story who sits just one point behind Tottenham in the table. The Blades have stuck around the big clubs throughout the Premier League season, but their performance after the restart has been dreadful. Sheffield has picked up one draw to three losses in its four June matches while allowing eight goals and scoring just once.

Premier League Table

Place Team Matches Goal Diff Points
Place Team Matches Goal Diff Points
1 Liverpool 37 50 96
2 Man. City 37 62 78
3 Man. United 37 28 63
4 Chelsea 37 13 63
5 Leicester 37 28 62
6 Wolves 37 13 59
7 Tottenham 37 14 58
8 Sheffield 37 2 54
9 Burnley 37 -6 54
10 Arsenal 37 7 53

Both clubs are ostensibly fighting for fifth place and a Champions League berth, but they are moving in opposite directions. Tottenham owns a much more favorable stretch run as well, meaning the gap behind the two sides could start to widen. A loss Thursday would likely eliminate Sheffield from the race given its remaining schedule.

The Blades offered one of the better defenses in the league before the break, but this does not seem to be the case anymore. Meanwhile, scoring has been a bit of a problem all year long, and that has only continued. With how Spurs looked over their first two matches, they are definitely the more in-form team at the moment and should be able to bring all three points home.

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How to Watch

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET, 6:00 p.m. BT
Location: Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England
TV: NBCSN (USA), Sky Sports (UK)
Streaming: NBC Sports Live (USA), Sky Go Extra (UK), fubo.tv (free trial)

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