It’s time to beat Man Utd

It’s time to beat Man Utd

Fergie & Harry
Fergie & Harry
I, like many other Spurs fans, am sick of our woeful record against Manchester United. I’ve lost count of the amount of times we have outplayed them and still got beat. The two games that stick in my throat the most are probably the same as the rest of you. Firstly when we were 3-0 up at half time at the Lane only to capitulate in the 2nd half, then the win that never was at Old Trafford under Martin Jol when Pedro Mendes scored only for the goal not to be given under orders of Sir Alex!

This season has been more of the same really. At home earlier this season we were probably the better side over 90 minutes, with the match ending 0-0. The FA Cup match at Old Trafford was bit of a farce. Spurs had a large amount of the play but just it just didn’t look like we wanted to win. Nothing much to be said about the Carling Cup Final. We held them for the full 120 minutes of open play and created enough clear cut chances to have won the game.

Saturday’s game is a realistic chance for Tottenham to erase the pain that Utd have heaped on us for the last few years and really throw a spanner into the works where their title challenge is concerned. They currently sit three points clear of Liverpool with a game in hand but a win for Spurs would make the title race a lot more interesting during the last few games of the season. It would also dramatically boost our chances of competing in the Europa League next season.

Tottenham’s form in recent games is top draw and we are 3rd in the form table over the last 6 games, just in front of Man Utd. Admittedly, not many teams go to Old Trafford and win, Liverpool are the only side to have done so this season, but the way we are playing, we can be confident of giving a good account. The Utd players might be thinking the hard work is over after getting 3pts in midweek against Portsmouth and the visit of an in form Spurs side is the last thing they need at this stage of their season. They have had a number of tough matches in quick succession and I feel like this is a great time to play them. We go their fresh, in form and with a new confidence that seems to increase game on game.

I’ve got an image of myself enjoying a cold bottle of Becks while replaying a Defoe wonder goal in my head Saturday evening, safe in the knowledge we have notched up another 3pts. I hope I’m right!

10 thoughts on “It’s time to beat Man Utd

  1. I hope we really just go for it. A bit like what Porto did do them. Everyone expects us to lose so we should really should not hold back too much.

  2. Oh we share the same dreams then. Wouldnt it be lovely? Seriously tho we have a woeful record in recent years as you say but eventually it HAS to end…its the law of averages…Never thought we would ever beat the chavs in the prem but…hey and THATS a team that every other season used to gift us 4 or 6 points then get relegated lol. So there is hope 🙂 MAYBE this is the season we upset manure for a change!! Hope so COYS!!

  3. I have a sneaky feeling we’re going to get something from this game. They were nearly undone by Villa the other week and we are in much better form than Martin O’Neil’s men.

    I would love it if I can take my seat at Anfield with a Europa place already in the bag and watch them clinch the title. What a fucking day/night out that could be.
    Can you imagine Fergie’s red face if they lose it to liverpool?!!

  4. No chance in hell are you gonna get a result against us boys and im a North London Red like thousands of us are in the spurs area. More man utd fans than spurs for sure in North London. Anyway Man Utd 2 spurs 1 close game but 3 points for the london reds.

  5. 1-0 Spurs (Huddlestone freekick) after 15mins
    then…..75mins of wave after wave of utd attacks…………….finish 1-0

    Spurs to rob them of 3pts…..AND
    make the title race go to the wire !

    COYS !!!

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