Manchester United vs Tottenham: live stream, TV channel, how to watch, team news

The Red Devils welcome Spurs to Old Trafford in Premier League action on Saturday afternoon.

<p>Manchester United host Tottenham Hotspur this weekend. Credit: Getty.</p>

Manchester United host Tottenham Hotspur this weekend. Credit: Getty.

Manchester United will hope to get back to winning ways when they welcome Tottenham Hotspur to Old Trafford on Saturday evening.

The match, which kicks-off at 5:30pm, will see Ralf Rangnick’s side try and bounce back from their 4-1 derby-day defeat to Manchester City last weekend, a result that ended an eight-game unbeaten run in the league.

As for Spurs, they have won three of their last five league games, most recently hammering Everton 5-0 on Monday.

The sides head into the game two places apart in the league, with the Red Devils fifth in the table, while Tottenham sit seventh.

United have the better record against Spurs in the Premier League. In their previous 59 meetings in the competition, the Red Devils have won 37 of them, while Tottenham have 10 victories and there have been 12 draws.


The last time the two clubs met was in October when United ran out 3-0 winners at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

What’s the latest team news?

Ralf Rangnick confirmed in Friday’s press conference that Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani should both be available for Saturday’s game.

The pair missed last weekend’s derby due to injury, the latter having been out for over a month with a groin problem. However, Rangnick expects the strikers to be fit for the visit of Spurs.

However, the can’t same can’t be said for Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay, both of whom look set to miss out on Saturday.

“We will still miss out on Luke Shaw. He, until yesterday, was still testing positive with Covid,” Rangnick explained.


Scott McTominay is not expected to be an option against Tottenham. Credit: Getty.

“Scotty is a question mark, he had some issues with his calf so we will have to wait and see until today after training.

“But right now it is more likely he will not be available, because if we risk him tomorrow he will more likely be out for the game on Tuesday [against Atletico Madrid]. That’s why I tend to, with muscular issues, even more so if it’s a calf muscle, I tend to be more careful.”

Moving on to Ronaldo, Rangnick said: ““He resumed training yesterday. He trained for the whole session and I expect him to be in training today as well.

“He [Ronaldo] resumed training yesterday. He trained for the whole session and I expect him to be in training today as well.”

Ronaldo and Cavani both scored the last time United played Tottenham. Credit: Getty.


Raphael Varane is also an option for United again after he recovered from Covid and trained this week.

As for Tottenham, Lucas Moura made the bench against Everton after a brief spell on the sidelines and should be available at Old Trafford.

However, speaking in Thursday’s press conference, Antonio Conte confirmed he will be without Ryan Sessegnon, Oliver Skipp and Japhet Tanganga for the trip to Manchester.

“Bad news about Ryan Sessegnon. He had a scan and a muscular problem,” the Italian told reporters. “Maybe we’ll see him after the international break. About Skipp and Tanganga, they are not ready. We have to wait.”

Is the match on TV?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League with coverage starting on both channels at 5pm.


Viewers also have the option to live stream the fixture via the Sky Sports app. Alternatively, non-Sky subscribers can opt to buy a NOW TV day-pass for £11.98 which gives them access to all Sky Sports channels for 24 hours.

How can I watch highlights?

Sky Sport will put highlights of the fixture on their YouTube channel, while both United and Tottenham will also have the best bits of the game on their websites a few hours after the match.

Alternatively, you can watch Match of the Day on BBC One at 10:20pm for highlights of all of Saturday’s games.