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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United: Match Thread and How to Watch

Ryan Mason takes over in the manager’s box today.

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With six matches to play, Tottenham Hotspur are on the verge of capitulating to the point where they fall out of European competition completely next season. It does not get any easier today as Ryan Mason’s first task as caretaker 2.0 is to take on fourth place Manchester United.

We know things are a mess, but I cannot stress how important it is for Spurs to somehow find a way out of this mess and hang on to at least a Europa Conference spot. UEFA Coefficient points are crucial in maintaining good draws for the top competitions. Missing an entire year of that means future Champions League competitions lock you into Pot 3 or 4, guaranteeing some nightmare scenarios for draws. Granted, that’s something to worry about after this roller coaster of a season ends where we hope the tracks bring us back to the station and not shoot us out into the ocean.

Mason will be in charge for the remainder of the season while Spurs try to woo Julian Nagelsmann and convince him to take over a never-ending project in hopes that he has the blueprints to finish the damn thing. Expectations are still high, even with the mess that’s happened in the past several months, but United are not an easy squad to face. Any result here is good, and picking up three points would put Spurs back into fifth ahead of surging Aston Villa, who have picked up 26 of their last 30 possible points, and Liverpool, who were left for dead some three months ago and yet have made their way into the thick of things.


How to Watch

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, England
Time: 3:15 PM ET, 8:15 PM UK
TV: None
Streaming: Peacock (USA), DAZN (Canada)

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