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  • Date:01 Dec 2013
  • Kick-off:12:00
  • Venue:White Hart Lane
  • Attendance:35,884
  • Walker (17) Sandro (53)
    Sandro (53)
  • Rooney - pen (56)
    Rooney - pen (56)
Goal!

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92:26 +2.26

Corner from the left by-line taken by Wayne Rooney.

The referee signals the end of the game.

89:41

Chris Smalling makes a clearance.

89:12

Raniere Sandro takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

88:26

Nemanja Vidic booked for unsporting behaviour.

88:16

Unfair challenge on Jermain Defoe by Nemanja Vidic results in a free kick.

87:33

Foul by Gylfi Sigurdsson on Tom Cleverley, free kick awarded.

87:15

Clearance by Michael Dawson.

86:37

Unfair challenge on Kyle Walker by Javier Hernandez results in a free kick.

85:43

The official flags Javier Hernandez offside.

84:57

(Spurs) makes a substitution, with Gylfi Sigurdsson coming on for Nacer Chadli.

84:19

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andros Townsend by Ashley Young.

83:30

Ashley Young is brought on as a substitute for Shinji Kagawa.

83:20

Luis Nani replaces Antonio Valencia.

82:50

Corner from the left by-line taken by Kyle Walker.

82:29

Corner taken by Kyle Walker from the left by-line.

80:43

Jermain Defoe has an effort at goal. Blocked by Javier Hernandez.

80:42

Kyle Walker takes the free kick.

79:35

The referee shows Phil Jones a yellow card.

79:28

Phil Jones challenges Mousa Dembele unfairly and gives away a free kick.

78:25

The ball is delivered by Kyle Walker.

78:06

Corner from the right by-line taken by Wayne Rooney.

77:39

Jan Vertonghen manages to make a clearance.

76:32

Booking for Patrice Evra for unsporting behaviour.

76:28

Foul by Patrice Evra on Andros Townsend, free kick awarded.

73:50

Centre by Jermain Defoe.

73:41

Andros Townsend sends in a cross.

73:00

Clearance by Michael Dawson.

72:18

Javier Hernandez comes on in place of Danny Welbeck.

71:57

Jermain Defoe is brought on as a substitute for Roberto Soldado.

71:13

Free kick taken by Nacer Chadli.

70:20

Foul by Phil Jones on Jan Vertonghen, free kick awarded.

70:09

Jonny Evans manages to make a clearance.

69:25

Antonio Valencia concedes a free kick for a foul on Jan Vertonghen.

69:18

Free kick taken by Jonny Evans.

68:46

The referee blows for offside.

68:00

Nacer Chadli manages to make a clearance.

66:56

Kyle Walker crosses the ball in from the free kick.

66:11

Foul by Chris Smalling on Roberto Soldado, free kick awarded.

65:18

Kyle Walker fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick which goes right of the net.

64:49

Andros Townsend joins the action as a substitute, replacing Aaron Lennon.

63:45

Unfair challenge on Roberto Soldado by Nemanja Vidic results in a free kick.

62:49

Shot by Wayne Rooney missed to the right of the net.

62:46

The ball is delivered by Patrice Evra.

61:29

Wayne Rooney shoots direct from the free kick. Blocked by Vlad Chiriches.

60:34

Foul by Vlad Chiriches on Wayne Rooney, free kick awarded.

59:07

Free kick crossed by Kyle Walker.

58:17

Unfair challenge on Joe Paulo Paulinho by Nemanja Vidic results in a free kick.

56:49

Penalty taken right-footed by Wayne Rooney and scored. Spurs 2-2 Man Utd.

55:41

Hugo Lloris concedes a Penalty for a foul on Danny Welbeck.

55:29

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

54:54

Shinji Kagawa takes a shot. Raniere Sandro gets a block in.

54:48

Antonio Valencia crosses the ball.

53:38

Raniere Sandro grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Spurs 2-1 Man Utd.Assist by Mousa Dembele.

52:37

The ball is delivered by Antonio Valencia.

50:20

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

48:52

Raniere Sandro concedes a free kick for a foul on Wayne Rooney.

47:32

Roberto Soldado challenges Jonny Evans unfairly and gives away a free kick.

46:52

Jonny Evans takes the free kick.

46:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mousa Dembele on Phil Jones.

45:54

Corner from the right by-line taken by Wayne Rooney.

The referee starts the second half.

45:42 +0.42

The ball is delivered by Wayne Rooney.

45:33 +0.33

Corner taken by Wayne Rooney from the right by-line.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

43:34

Antonio Valencia produces a cross.

42:43

Antonio Valencia crosses the ball.

41:00

Danny Welbeck handles the ball and concedes a free kick.

38:52

Aaron Lennon sends in a cross.

38:21

Corner from the right by-line taken by Wayne Rooney.

37:52

A cross is delivered by Antonio Valencia.

34:30

Vlad Chiriches fouled by Antonio Valencia, the ref awards a free kick.

32:17

Chris Smalling manages to make a clearance.

30:39

Shot by Aaron Lennon. Parried by David De Gea back into danger.

29:35

Kyle Walker makes a clearance.

27:59

Corner from the left by-line taken by Kyle Walker.

26:20

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

24:25

Corner taken by Wayne Rooney.

23:52

Corner from the right by-line taken by Wayne Rooney.

23:24

The ball is sent over by Shinji Kagawa.

22:56

Antonio Valencia produces a cross.

21:45

Chris Smalling manages to make a clearance.

20:34

The ball is swung over by Kyle Walker.

20:02

Corner from the right by-line taken by Kyle Walker.

17:56

Free kick scored by Kyle Walker. Spurs 1-0 Man Utd.

16:52

Jonny Evans gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Paulo Paulinho.

16:42

The ball is sent over by Jan Vertonghen.

14:22

Michael Dawson manages to make a clearance.

13:34

Joe Paulo Paulinho gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Welbeck.

12:37

Patrice Evra sends in a cross.

12:01

Clearance by Aaron Lennon.

10:40

Aaron Lennon takes a shot. David De Gea makes a block.

10:10

Chris Smalling manages to make a clearance.

7:34

Roberto Soldado challenges Jonny Evans unfairly and gives away a free kick.

7:19

Free kick taken by Nemanja Vidic.

7:07

Mousa Dembele concedes a free kick for a foul on Tom Cleverley.

3:21

Clearance made by Jonny Evans.

2:44

Jan Vertonghen restarts play with the free kick.

2:09

Jan Vertonghen fouled by Chris Smalling, the ref awards a free kick.

0:51

Corner taken by Kyle Walker from the left by-line.

0:07

Chris Smalling manages to make a clearance.

The referee gets the game underway.

Match Preview

Vertonghen: You can't write us off Jan Vertonghen thinks Tottenham's critics are making a mistake by writing off their season. Andre Villas-Boas' position as Spurs boss has come under scrutiny this week after his team followed up their loss to Newcastle with a humiliating 6-0 reverse at Manchester City. Tottenham will slip closer to the bottom half of the table if they lose to in-form Manchester United on Sunday, but Vertonghen sees no reason to panic even though the team have already lost four times. The Belgian remembers how Tottenham and Villas-Boas came under pressure at roughly the same time last season following three straight defeats. Spurs responded by losing just one of their next 16 league games and Vertonghen is hoping the team can go on a similar run this term. "You cannot write us off," the Spurs defender said. "We did not do well in this period last year with losses against Wigan and City and Arsenal. But we had incredible months in December and January and I think that is what we are aiming for now. "We want to do well in those two months and then I think we can be back easily because the top half of the table is so strong that everybody can win." Tottenham's confidence increased on Thursday night when they beat Tromso 2-0 in freezing conditions deep inside the Arctic Circle. Still, the performance was hardly vintage Spurs and you do not have to be a football expert to know that United will pose a much stiffer challenge than Tromso, who were relegated from Norway's top-flight three weeks ago. The Norwegians have no-one who is anywhere near as good as Wayne Rooney, who had a helping hand in four of United's five-goal blitz in Leverkusen in midweek. Rooney will have taken encouragement from the way Sergio Aguero and Alvaro Negredo tore Tottenham's flat defence apart last weekend. Vertonghen thinks the Spurs back four may be in for an even tougher ride this weekend when they come up against Rooney and Robin van Persie. "Rooney and Van Persie are quite similar to the City strikers," the former Ajax man said. "They move well and play better and better together now. "They are at least the same level as Negredo and Aguero. They are unbelievable. "They are the most important players of the team but the strength of Manchester United is that they have always been stronger as a team together." Vertonghen insists Tottenham will not be petrified about the prospect of facing Rooney and co, however. The defender believes confidence has been restored somewhat following the victory in Tromso. "It was important for the group to come away with a win in difficult circumstances," he said. "We are so motivated to do well on Sunday, especially after the City game. "I am very confident for that game because the supporters will be behind us and we will be so motivated to do well after such a loss." Villas-Boas is expected to recall the likes of Jermain Defoe, Kyle Walker and Paulinho, who were rested for Thursday's win over Tromso but striker Emmanuel Adebayor is a doubt because of a groin injury. Manager David Moyes is happy to massage Nani's ego if it makes the Manchester United winger more consistent. It has been a rather strange few months for the Portugal star. For the latter half of last season, it appeared certain Nani would be on the move as agreement over a new United contract looked impossible. Amazingly, once the transfer window closed and Nani was still at Old Trafford, he quickly signed a five-year extension. That raised a few eyebrows and the fact he had made only six appearances prior to Wednesday's Champions League rout of Bayer Leverkusen has done little to settle the debate over Nani's future. However, the 27-year-old was an integral presence in Germany as United romped to their biggest European away win since the Matt Busby era, and Moyes is wanting to see those same skills on show more often. "Nani is a talented player," Moyes told www.manutd.com. "We are trying to give him the feeling that he is important. It's something he needs - to get back to that consistency which gives him the reason to say: 'I'm the man. I can do that job regularly'." Moyes certainly feels Nani has all the attributes needed to have a major influence on his reshaped Red Devils outfit. "He works hard enough at his game," said the Scot. "He is happy to do all the leg work and his shooting with both feet is almost as good as anybody I've ever seen. "He's incredibly talented and there is a chance he can improve. We want to give him the opportunity. "You have to accept skilful players are going to be a bit indifferent. "They are keen on showing you what they have got and, when it doesn't come off or work, it looks bad. That's the balance you have got to get right." Moyes faces a tricky selection dilemma after the hammering of Bayer Leverkusen, leaving the Scot to decide whether to break up a winning team. Marouane Fellaini is definitely available after suspension, while Moyes claims both Nemanja Vidic (concussion) and Robin van Persie (groin) "have a chance" of being available.

Formation:4231Manager: Andre Villas-Boas

Spurs

Formation: 4231Manager: David Moyes

Man Utd

  • Hugo Lloris
  • Kyle Walker
  • Michael Dawson
  • Vlad Chiriches
  • Jan Vertonghen
  • Raniere Sandro
  • Joe Paulo Paulinho
  • Aaron Lennon
  • Mousa Dembele
  • Nacer Chadli
  • Roberto Soldado
  • SUBS
  • Younes Kaboul
  • Lewis Holtby
  • Etienne Capoue
  • Andros Townsend
  • Jermain Defoe
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson
  • Brad Friedel

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LWWDLL
  • Spurs
  • VS
  • Man Utd
  • WDWWWD

Last Meetings

  • Spurs
  • 1 - 1
  • Man Utd
  • 20/01/2013
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 3
  • Spurs
  • 29/09/2012
  • Spurs
  • 1 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 04/03/2012
  • Man Utd
  • 3 - 0
  • Spurs
  • 22/08/2011
  • Spurs
  • 0 - 0
  • Man Utd
  • 16/01/2011
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 0
  • Spurs
  • 30/10/2010

Top Scorers

Spurs

  • GT Sigurdsson 3
  • RR Soldado 1
  • JB Paulinho 1
  • A Townsend 1

Man Utd

  • R van Persie 6
  • W Rooney 6
  • D Welbeck 2
  • A Januzaj 2
  • P Evra 1
  • AL Valencia 1
  • JB Hernandez 1

Goals

Spurs

    • Total goals 21
    • Goals per game 9
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Man Utd

    • Total goals 32
    • Goals per game 20
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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