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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Sheffield United: live blog, match thread, and how to watch

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Spurs must turn the page after last weekend’s tough cup final.

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There was a time this very season that Tottenham Hotspur sat atop the Premier League table. There were hopes of winning the Europa League, or at least the League Cup. Basically all of those dreams are dead now, with top-four aspirations about to join them. There will not be significant prizes from this season, but Ryan Mason and company will look to salvage at least something from the final five matches.

A visit from already relegated Sheffield United should be a good opportunity to earn back some positive feelings. The Blades’ win over Brighton last weekend was their first since the beginning of March and just their second time even scoring a single goal during that stretch. Spurs have had a leaky defense at times, but this is a bad attack.

The two sides met in January at Bramall Lane, with Tottenham coming out ahead 1-3. The match started with Serge Aurier, of all people, heading in a corner before Harry Kane drove into the defense and doubled the lead before half. Tanguy Ndombele wrapped up the win with an audacious flick with the side of his boot.

Top four is technically still on the table, although it would probably require winning at least four of the last five matches. However, getting a Europa League spot would be valuable as well, so Spurs need to put together at least a few results. It was disappointing to end another season without a trophy, but there is still some work to be done.

How to Watch

Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Time: 2:15 p.m. ET, 7:15 p.m. UK
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, England
TV: NBCSN (USA), Sky Sports Main Event (UK)
Streaming: NBCSports.com (USA), Sky GO Extra (UK)

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