Tottenham tackle Leeds to kick off the primary Premier League Saturday of 2021.
Jose Mourinho and Marcelo Beilsa will face off in north London with their sides in very completely different type.
Tottenham haven’t received in 4 and drew with Wolves final trip.
Leeds, in the meantime, have received two in a row together with their 5-Zero hammering of West Brom on Tuesday.
Leeds can draw degree on factors with Spurs with a win within the capital whereas Mourinho’s males shall be trying to soar up into the highest 4.
Tottenham v Leeds: Learn how to hear
This match will get underneath method at 12:30pm on Saturday, January 2.
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Tottenham v Leeds: Group information
Tottenham duo Lucas Moura and Carlos Vinicius are doubts to face Leeds.
Giovani Lo Celso stays out with a hamstring damage whereas a calf pressure will hold Gareth Bale out for a number of weeks.
Leeds midfielder Mateusz Klich will should be assessed earlier than the sport because of a thigh difficulty.
Liam Cooper can be a doubt with an belly pressure whereas Robin Koch and Diego Llorente are nonetheless out.
Tottenham v Leeds: What has been stated?
Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa: “The battles are each time much less tactical, because the video games have two varieties of fundamental constructions.
“Both you anticipate the opponent in your individual half, otherwise you go for them in their very own half.
“Otherwise you go from one field to the opposite, accumulating passes, otherwise you go lengthy and that’s the way you assault.
“Because of this there are much less tactical mysteries than we expect.
“With respect to Tottenham and the best way they’re taking part in, they’re a really tough workforce to face.
“In each place they’ve stable, good gamers they usually have choices.
“They’ve strikers who can unbalance and they’re very clear in how they need to play.
“It’s a workforce you could clearly see the affect of the supervisor and they’re very aggressive.”
Tottenham v Leeds: Match stats and information
- After a run of eight defeats in 9 Premier League conferences (D1) with Leeds between November 1997 and November 2001, Spurs have received 4 of their final 5 in opposition to them within the top-flight (D1), with this their first such sport since January 2004 (1-0).
- That is the primary assembly between Tottenham and Leeds in any competitors since January 2013, when the Yorkshire facet received an FA Cup tie 2-1 at Elland Highway.
- Tottenham misplaced their first league sport of 2020 (0-1 vs Southampton), final shedding their first league sport in consecutive calendar years in 2008/2009. When beginning the brand new 12 months at house, Tottenham are unbeaten since 1997 (1-2 vs Man Utd), profitable 9 and drawing one since.
- Leeds have received their first league sport in simply one of many final seven calendar years (D4 L2), beating Rotherham 3-Zero in 2017.
- Following their 5-Zero thrashing of West Brom, Leeds have now received 4 of their eight away video games this season, yet one more than they managed by means of their complete final Premier League marketing campaign in 2003-04 (3).
- Leeds have received certainly one of their final 22 away league video games in London (D6 L15), a 3-1 win through a Kemar Roofe hat-trick in December 2017 vs QPR. The final time the Whites began a calendar 12 months with an away league win in London was in 1992, profitable 3-1 in opposition to West Ham and happening to win the top-flight that season.
- This shall be Spurs boss Jose Mourinho’s first ever assembly with Leeds in all competitions. He’s received all 4 conferences with Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa by an combination rating of 15-2, doing so in LaLiga with Actual Madrid in opposition to Athletic Bilbao within the 2011-12 and 2012-13 campaigns.
- Spurs boss Jose Mourinho has solely misplaced certainly one of his 27 Premier League house video games in opposition to newly-promoted sides (W21 D5) – 0-1 v Bournemouth in December 2015 whereas accountable for Chelsea.
- Leeds would be the 30th completely different opponent Tottenham striker Harry Kane has confronted within the Premier League – he’s scored in opposition to every of the 29 sides he’s confronted to date, the one participant to attain in opposition to 100% of the opponents he’s performed in opposition to within the competitors (min. 2 confronted).
- In his first 15 Premier League video games, Leeds United’s Jack Harrison has created 31 possibilities in open play, probably the most by a Premier League participant in his first 15 matches since Dimitri Payet in January 2016 for West Ham (37), and probably the most of any Englishman since 2003-04 (when Opta started accumulating this information).