James has looked a shadow of his former self lately but should be back on the bench for this one with Greenwood, Rashford and Martial still the only viable front three for a game of this magnitude.

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Key Stats

  • Manchester United are looking to avoid losing their opening two home games of a league season for only the fifth time, and first since 1986/87.
  • Tottenham Hotspur has won just three of their last 30 Premier League away matches against the other Big Six sides.
  • The Red Devils have only won more Premier League games against Everton than the 35 victories they have enjoyed versus Tottenham.
  • Jose Mourinho is winless in his last six away league fixtures against sides he previously managed. However, the Portuguese manager has only lost three of his 22 matches against Manchester United in all competitions. 
  • Manchester United’s 40 Premier League games since the start of last season have produced 20 penalties (15 for and five against). This is second only to Leicester City’s total of 22.