I caught then end of it actually, I hope that’s not a sign that Wazza is going to haunt me later today.
In all seriousness, when I look at the squad we have to choose from compared with what Utd have to work with, I can see nothing other than a victory for Sir Alex’s men. If our medical team have managed to get all Ledley’s plastic limbs fitted in time, we might have a chance of keeping things respectable at least.
Our record against Utd is shocking to say the least. We haven’t beaten them in 17 games and even when we do beat them it doesn’t count, does it Pedro?
There is a stat in our favour though. In the League Cup, Tottenham have beaten Man Utd in 5 of the last 6 meetings. Admittedly, the last of those wins was in 1998, but I’ll take whatever positive I can get!
I think the key to us having any chance today rests with Jenas and Bentley. Will they fancy it? I don’t mind if they work their arses off and we get beat. Win or lose I just want to to be able to say after the game that all the players gave 110%.
My ideal scenario is 0-0 until the 92 minute and Jamie O’Hara to pop up with the winner after a tireless man of the match performance.
Paddy Power have already paid out on Utd winning the Carling Cup but one bet we are favourites for is the Carling Cup Sound Clash.
Sing When You’re Winning?
In a world first, Carling has teamed up with Sky Sports to track the highs and lows from the stands to see which set of fans truly are the loudest. Using live sound level readings from both ends of Wembley Carling’s Sound Clash will record whose fans are loudest throughout the game as well as at crucial times in the match.
Paddy Power have linked up exclusively with cup sponsors Carling to offer betting on which set of fans are the loudest. Spurs fans, less used to Cup Finals and trophies than their counterparts, are the 4/5 favourites.
Darren Haines, spokesman for Paddy Power, said: “This is the perhaps the first time that fans can truly have a direct influence on the result of a bet. So if they want to win a wager on themselves then all they have to do is sing up! It might be the only market in the match that Spurs are favourites to win.”