Spurs To Continue Fine Form At Bramall Lane

Two sides challenging for a place in Europe meet at Bramall Lane on Thursday evening as Sheffield United welcome Tottenham for a huge game in the Premier League.


United have not enjoyed their return to football having only drawn with Villa whilst losing to Newcastle and Manchester United as well as exiting the FA Cup at the hands of Arsenal last weekend. Spurs have enjoyed a positive return to action having drawn with Manchester United and enjoyed a win over West Ham.

When and Where?


The game takes place at Bramall Lane on Thursday 2nd July with kick off at 6pm.


Previous meetings

This will be the 92nd meeting between these two sides with the visitors currently leading the way in terms of wins with 36 so far compared to the Blades 28 wins so far.

There has only been seven games so far between them in the Premier League though so far with the Blades only having won two of them. The meeting between these two sides at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium ended in a 1-1 draw in November with George Baldock equalising after Son had given Mauricio Pochettino side the lead.

Team News

Sheffield United midfielder John Lundstram is a doubt because of the shoulder injury that forced him off against Arsenal on Sunday.

Defender Jack O'Connell is nearing a return after sitting out all four of their matches since the restart with a knee issue.

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho is still without Japhet Tanganga, who has a back injury.

Fellow defender Juan Foyth also remains on the sidelines.

Last Five Games

Sheffield United

(L) 1-2 vs Arsenal (FA Cup)

(L) 0-3 vs Manchester United

(L) 0-3 vs Newcastle United

(D) 0-0 vs Aston Villa

(W) 1-0 vs Norwich

Tottenham:

(W) 2-0 vs West Ham

(D) 1-1 vs Manchester United

(L) 0-3 vs RB Leipzig (Champions League)

(D) 1-1 vs Burnley

(D) 1-1 vs Norwich

Prediction

Spurs have returned to football in decent form and should continue that against a Sheffield United side that are struggling for form.

Jose Mourinho’s side are boosted by the goal scoring return of Harry Kane against West Ham and they will hope to see him grab some more goals in a win at Bramall Lane.

Sheffield United 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur

Match Preview written by Ryan Day