Spurs fans will continue to make the journey to Wembley in order to see their team in the New Year, with the new White Hart Lane stadium still not ready although Tottenham are making a decent fist of things at their temporary home.
Indeed, Mauricio Pochettino’s side have become accustomed to their current surroundings and have six wins from nine games played at the national stadium, while they have also beaten Chelsea there in the EFL Cup and Internazionale in the Champions League.
This is the final match for Son Heung-Min before the South Korean jets off to the Asian Cup and he will want to leave on a high after some brilliant performances over the festive period.
Harry Kane continues to plunder goals in a forward position and the crowd will be fired up for this clash against a Manchester United team who are enjoying a winning run although it’s been achieved without beating any team of strength.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hasn’t put a foot wrong since replacing Jose Mourinho and it could be the case that the Norwegian is given the gig on a permanent basis although this match represents a stern test.
It’s worth noting that United have failed to win six of their eleven games on the road and four of those ended in defeat, with the defence having failed to shut out Cardiff, Huddersfield and Bournemouth.
While Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford have been in excellent form for the Red Devils, we’re siding with the home team at an attractive odds-against, especially as they’re the better team.