FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th March 2004
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at 15:00 on Saturday 20th March 2004 in the Premiership.
Tottenham H. face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spurs will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 48 and win only 14 of the 75 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2002, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sun 21 Dec||Tottenham H.||1 - 2||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 27 Apr||Tottenham H.||0 - 2||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Sep||Man Utd.||1 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Wed 06 Mar||Man Utd.||4 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Sep||Tottenham H.||3 - 5||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 19 May||Tottenham H.||3 - 1||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 02 Dec||Man Utd.||2 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Red Devils in those games, with 10 conceded.
Tottenham H. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Spurs's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Man Utd. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 58 points from their 28 games. Tottenham H.'s 37 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
An indifferent set of results for Tottenham H. on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Spurs. Score draw
|Man Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Tottenham H.||4 games since last away draw.|