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Tottenham Hotspur 0:1 Manchester United

Tottenham 0:1 Man Utd

Wembley

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Sun, 13 January 2019
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  1. Jan 6, 2019

    Frank Grimes Full Member

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    Yes he is. His last game before he joins up with South Korea.
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    hobbers Full Member

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    De Gea
    Young Darmian Lindelof Shaw
    Herrera Matic Pogba
    Lingard Rashford Martial
    Nothing else will do really. Smalling over Darmian if fit and maybe Sanchez over Lingard but given his fitness I doubt that's a goer. If Mata and Valencia start on the right wing again I won't even bother watching the slaughter
  3. Jan 7, 2019

    podurban2 Full Member

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    Swap places between Lindelöf and Darmian and I'm with you.
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    Chairman Woodie Full Member

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    4-2-3-1

    De Gea

    Young
    Jones
    Lindelof
    Shaw

    Matic
    Herrera

    Lingard
    Pogba
    Martial

    Rashford

    Score Prediction: Dunno
  5. Jan 7, 2019

    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    You have 4 complete days rest before the game, don't think any of Spurs players will be tired.
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    Litch Full Member

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    Actually really looking forward to this one either way. Nice subplot with the manager situation. We have nothing to lose as such at present and going to Spurs and losing could have happened this season even if we were equally chasing the title or top 4.
    The games for me for the rest of this season are all about the nature of the performances, the style of football and how the so called 'big players' turn up.
  7. Jan 7, 2019

    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    The breath taking arrogance of a spurs fan telling us what "competing on 4 fronts" is like.

    From their incredible experience of one trophy in a decade
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    Also,bit of a stretch to describe what Spurs were doing in the CL group stages as "competing"
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    Zlatattack Full Member

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    I want to see;

    DDG
    Young Smalling Lindelof Shaw
    Herrera Matic
    Lingard Pogba Martial
    Rashford​

    Lets go at them, give them something to worry about. Spurs are currently a good side and people sit off them fearful of the attack. We should be respectful to their attack but lets keep the ball, transition fast and attack them regularly. Don't give them a chance to get comfortable.

    Our best defence is our attack.

    They won something in the last 10 years? What did they win?
  10. Jan 7, 2019

    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    We qualified, did we not? I'd call that competing.
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    You qualified thanks to Barca not being arsed about the last game and Inter ballsing up at home.

    Hardly something to shout about is it?
  12. Jan 7, 2019

    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    No, but nor is it not competing. We beat Inter and PSV at home and drew to Barca away. We also completely outplayed Inter and PSV away and were very unfortunate to only come away with one point from those two games.

    We weren't great at all, but we did compete in the group. Not competing would have been 16/17 where we went in to the EL having only been capable of beating CSKA.
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    :lol:
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    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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    Regardless, it's still an advantage to have several days additional rest, not to mention the risk of injuries that each additional game brings for Spurs.
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    OldPop Full Member

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    Yes, it should be our strongest 11.

    And I hope Ole uses the days in Dubai well because I'm a little worried if all our players are able to run and keep their focus up to the final signal. In fact, I don't think everyone has shown that they are capable of doing so yet.

    If we win comfortably, it's of course not necessary, but it would surprise me if it's not needed against Spurs. Therefore, I want to see everyone fight the whole game and get so tired that they almost have to be carried out.
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    DanNistelrooy Lineup Prediction & Last Man Standing winner 2017

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    This looks correct to me. Smalling has generally done well against Kane so I think it's important he's back to handle him, and Lindelof to sweep up next to him.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    One league cup. Though i'd have to check if it actually had slipped to 11 years old territory now.
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    theyneverlearn and this one probably never will

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    and bringing on your best player when 6-0 up which could risk injury.

    Agreed however, we are at an advantage with the rest.
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    theyneverlearn and this one probably never will

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    24/02/2008.
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    Offside Euro 2016 sweepstake winner

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    Liverpool fans are the same. We’ve won more in the past 3 years of our joke era than Spurs and Liverpool have COMBINED in the last 12 years.
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    Our best result in these fixtures (Spurs away) in recent history is a 0-0 under LvG I think. Now they are in the form of their life, it's going to be difficult.

    I hope Ole picks the obvious XI that's staring everybody in the face without throwing any curveballs like Valencia instead of Young. We need to press and run like our lives depend on it to stand a chance of winning this game.
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    Rhyme Animal Modmins said "freeze" and I got numb

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    To be fair your players have had 11 years rest from lifting trophies - so they should be more than refreshed these days.
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    Rhyme Animal Modmins said "freeze" and I got numb

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    That's crazy isn't it.

    We're literally a huge club. No wonder these jokers are obsessed by United and spend their days sat on United message boards.
  24. Jan 7, 2019

    Cloud7 Full Member

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    It would have been nice to have a fit Smalling for this. He normally handles Kane well.
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    abdo99 Full Member

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    Getting in the excuses early are we? :D
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    Mibabalou Full Member

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    Im going to this!!

    So excited, ill be in with the Spurs fans so lets see how I handle that. Will probably do the whole punch air in frustration when we score.

    2-0 to us.

    Fun fact I've only ever see french players score for us in 3 matches so make of that what you will...
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    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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    No, just citing it as a relevant factor.

    But I suppose another way of looking at it is that maybe we'll be battle-hardened and more match fit after having just played a strong team (Chelsea) and you'll be all soft and zoned out from soaking up the sun in Dubai.

    Anyhow, I expect us to beat you and think we will.
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    Don't worry, Big Phil will have him in his back pocket :p
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    Steerpike Full Member

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    This game will be a proper test and, given our rediscovery of attacking football, could be a classic. I'd be content with a draw, but this really does look like one of those 'all results possible' games.

    The home game that we lost 3-0 could have been very different if we'd taken our chances in the first half in which we were the better side.

    I think Ole has seen enough to know his best side now, and the only question marks for me are over who will be the central defenders. I would be happy to see Darmian in there, though that may leave us vulnerable in the air.
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    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    Agree with all of this. It's only the 2nd CB that is a question mark, bar injuries. Except the white text!


    Best cheese room design?

    Went last year, and it was a horrendous experience! Signed up as a member last year, so probably seen more spurs matches in the last year, than the spurs fans on this forum! Hopefully the result will be better, and you will have a good time. It's always bad if your with the opposition fans and you lose.

    There were loads of Utd fans there last year, I haven't checked, but tickets went on general sale last year, there will be lots of other people not cheering if spurs score.
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    Kostov Full Member

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    DDG​
    Young-Smalling-Lindelof-Shaw
    Herrera-Matic-Pogba
    Alexis(or Lukaku)-Rashford-Martial
    If Smalling is fit, he should start. One of Alexis/Lukaku to start with Rashford and Martial in the front 3. Let them interchange, and we have a chance.
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    RedCurry Full Member

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    I am surprised that posters here think Smalling would be brought straight back to starting lineup for this. He's no way going to be match fit. Imagine the backlash here if he makes a mistake due to the rustiness.
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Jones is literally an accident waiting to happen. Granted Smalling isn't the most reliable centre-back on the planet but he is certainly more so than Jones.

    Smalling and Lindelof are our most competent centre-back pairing as of this moment, which isn't saying a great deal considering the competition.
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    RedCurry Full Member

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    I agree with that. I am just not sure if he will actually be match-fit to start even if he's recovered from his injury.
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    Mibabalou Full Member

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    Its my first time ever at Wembley so I'll enjoy it no matter what happens. No one would ever attack me or anything if I slip a cheer or anything right?
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    ash_86 Full Member

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    I really want Smalling to play this one but he did not play any games for weeks now and also got destroyed by Lucas Moura at OT.
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    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    No not at all!

    A few years ago I went to watch West Ham Vs Everton @ Upton Park (as a complete neutral) and was in with the West Ham fans, Lukuka heads in the winner for 2-3 Everton, and my other half got somwhat carried away, jumping up and shouting "get in". We got some nasty looks, but nothing more. So no, no issues at all at Wembley.

    It's a great stadium, pain in the arse to drink beforehand or at half time - the bars are rammed. Have a great time.
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    Moriarty Full Member

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    They'll be too busy taking selfies to bother.
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    Moriarty Full Member

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    Got this one down for a draw. I don't think we'll be too adventurous at Wembley.
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    Jake Mine's too big and gay.

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    Why say that to the media? Surely that's something which you should say in private to your players?

    Shouldn't he just be saying we are going to try and beat them at football rather than playing naughty?
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