Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United
Sunday, 16:30
Live on Sky Sports 1


So this is it, then: the end of the long goodbye. 118 years later, Spurs bid farewell to White Hart Lane as they know it, marching on into what they hope will be a more lucrative future. It promises to be an emotional affair, particularly for the fans whose footballing memories are so entwined with this lovely old ground.

The title race may be over, but that is unlikely to make a great deal of difference to Mauricio Pochettino's plans here. The occasion is such that a performance will be required no matter what the wider context. Bowing out with a commanding display is very much the order of the day.

It is expected that Kyle Walker will drop down to the bench after a poor display in the defeat to West Ham, meaning Kieran Trippier should get another start. Mousa Dembele may also return to provide some added craft in midfield.

Manchester United

The Red Devils got the job done against Celta Vigo on Thursday night, but boy did they make heavy work of it. United looked home and dry when Marouane Fellaini headed home the opener in the first half, but the nerves began to jangle and in the end they were thankful for Celta's profligacy.

The top four is still mathematically within United's reach, but even the most committed optimist would admit that Liverpool, Manchester City and even Arsenal are now better placed. And if Jose Mourinho was willing to rest players at the Emirates, what should we expect from him this weekend, now the Europa League final is marked on the calendar?

It's a hard one to predict, but the likelihood is that Mourinho will play some of those who weren't in the starting XI in midweek. David De Gea will certainly return, while Michael CarrickPhil JonesJuan Mata and Anthony Martial are among the others pushing for inclusion. Fellaini is still banned.

Match Odds

Incredibly, Tottenham's 3-0 success in this fixture last season was their first victory in 15 attempts at White Hart Lane. That seems laughable given their form on their own patch this term: if they avoid defeat here, they will have gone through a season without losing at home for the first time since the mid-1960s.

Spurs looked tired against West Ham, but we should expect an improvement here given they've had eight days to recover and prepare. They have certainly been a far better side than United this term, so 1.74 looks a decent price for the home win.

United's recent record against their top-six rivals has been in the spotlight since the Arsenal defeat and it's not hard to see this is a big ask for them given their recent fixture marathon. The United win is 5.50, the draw 4.00.

Over/Under 2.5 Goals

United have not scored in any of their four away matches against top-six opposition this term - a clear indication of Mourinho's tactics in these games. With Spurs usually so strong at the back, we should not bank on the Red Devils contributing much in the way of goals.

Tottenham's attack has slowed down a touch in recent games: three matches in a row have gone low since the back-to-back 4-0 successes over Watford and Bournemouth. With that in mind, we're happy to side with the unders at 2.00.

To Score

Harry Kane has yet to score against Manchester United in six Premier League appearances, so will be more motivated than most to help his side to victory here. 2.20is a fair price for a player still in with a shout of overhauling Romelu Lukaku at the top of the goalscoring chart.

Ref Watch

Jon Moss gets the honour of refereeing the last game at White Hart Lane. He has officiated 32 Premier League matches and two League Cup ties this season, handing out 134 bookings and three red cards.

Recommended Bets
Back Tottenham to win at 1.74
Back under 2.5 goals at 2.00

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