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Full Statistical Analysis of the United’s Win Over Tottenham

Tottenham Vs Manchester United

It’s six wins in a row for the Red Devils as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s racked up an impressive victory in the Tottenham Vs Manchester United game at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

United are on the mend and Solskjaer and his men are not looking back on anything at the moment. The win in the Tottenham Vs Manchester United clash saw the visitors get a low key revenge on Spurs after losing out heavy in their first meeting with three unreplied goals.

However, with the 0-1 away win for United, we evaluate what the statistics indicate as regards to the Tottenham Vs Manchester United match.

Full Statistics Of The Tottenham Vs Manchester United Match

Shots on target

11 (Tottenham Hotspurs)                                                    (Manchester United) 8

It was a top class meeting between the two teams as they attacked each other with a great level of intensity. However, it was United who managed to come out on top as Marcus Rashford raced through to finish past Hugo Lloris for the only goal.

Shots off target

8 (Tottenham Hotspurs)                                                      (Manchester United) 3

The statistics showed how menacing Spurs were in transition as they pressed United’s defense for an equalizer. This saw the likes of Alli and Christian Eriksen’s free-kicks going wide as the pressure built on Spurs to get back into the Tottenham Vs Manchester United match.

Possession

61 (Tottenham Hotspurs)                                                    (Manchester United) 39

Mauricio Pochettino’s side showed their midfield class as his team surpassed United’s contribution in midfield. However, it was United that made the most of their possession as Paul Pogba provided a calculated through pass to Rashford following a decent counter attacking move down the Tottenham channel.

Corners

7 (Tottenham Hotspurs)                                                      (Manchester United) 4

Tottenham’s immense ability is written all over this feat but, United soaked up the pressure to hit them on the counter. The hosts were menacing down the United area, thus, forcing more corner-kicks than Solskjaer’s men.

This may be the reason why United needs more defensive cover as they seek to sign Gary Cahill from Chelsea.

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Offside

4 (Tottenham hotspurs)                                                       (Manchester United) 1

The Tottenham Vs Manchester United match hostilities ensured that both sides accumulated a total of 5(4+1) offsides during the entire duration of the match.

This sees Harry Kane’s effort being ruled out as his poached the ball in from an offside position much like ex-United forward Javier Hernandez. This was inevitable as Spurs sought for the opener at all costs during the Premier League game.

Fouls

8 (Tottenham Hotspurs)                                                       (Manchester United) 8

Both the teams were very competitive and aggressive in this fixture as evident from the number of fouls recorded during the 90 minutes affair.

It was no surprise as 16 fouls were committed in total, distributed evenly between both the sides as plenty of expectations masked the build up to the encounter.

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Obiweluozo Martins
A professional sportswriter who combs around the world for football matches. I follow the major leagues in Europe and of course the Champions League. I'm also a lover of International football as well as watching the beautiful game from all around the world with an eye on the youth game.

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