Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Manchester United: de Gea, Bailly, Smalling, Jones, Valencia, Herrera, Matic, Young, Mkhitaryan, Lukaku, Rashford.
Subs: Mata, Martial, Lingard, Blind, Romero, Darmian, McTominay.

Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Alderweireld, Dier, Vertonghen, Aurier, Eriksen, Winks, Alli, Davies, Sissoko, Son.
Subs: Trippier, Rose, Sanchez, Vorm, Nkoudou, Llorente, Dembele.

While we wait for the team news ... lads, it’s Manchester United and Tottenham! Here’s a stone-cold classic from December 1986, right at the start of Fergie’s reign, and just as David Pleat’s fondly remembered side were beginning to get their chops up. It’s a rollercoaster ride, this, featuring one of the best training-ground free-kick routines you’ll ever see; a bullet diving header that will have given Keith Houchen ideas for later in the season; some set-piece defending which makes Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool look like Internazionale circa 1964; and the dark, brooding, atmospheric caverns of 80s Old Trafford punctuated by the shimmering beacons of Sharp Electronics. Enjoy, enjoy!

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