Premier League – Match-day 16: Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United
Spurs at home against Leeds – Saturday – 3:00pm GMT – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Going into this match in twelfth place, Leeds face an up-hill struggle when they travel to fourth placed Spurs.
Tottenham Hotspur go into this meeting with 26 points secured
A loss to Liverpool home, and then Bournemouth at away is not good enough to retain a credible run of form in the Premier League. Spurs will see this as an opportunity to get their season back on track.
Also, Spurs keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 14 meetings is astonishing this season, contributed significantly to their rise up the table. They currently stand fourth in the League, with 26 points for a total of 8 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws having won eight games, drawn two fixtures, and lost four matches.
If odds are anything to go by, Leeds cannot expect to get a good result of their trip to Spurs. This is particularly true, given both team’s form. Spurs have won five matches and lost two fixtures at home this season.
Tottenham Hotspur will have 29 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good Attacking Performance
Spurs will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (27). Their stand out attacking players have been Harry Kane (11), Pierre Hojbjerg (3), and Heung Min Son (3). Spurs have conceded 18 goals.
Spurs’s squad has depth, but even so, Antonio Conte is likely to be missing two of they key players when they start Saturday’s game.
Leeds United arrive at this match, having secured 15 points so far this season
Leeds will be buoyant, following a 4-3 home win against Bournemouth in their last fixture.
Also, Leeds need to get out of the losing habit, with six recorded in the last 10 meetings. With a twelfth position in the league and 4 wins, 6 losses and 3 draws, they currently have 15 points in the League having won four games, drawn three meetings, and lost six matches.
Leeds’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Spurs. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won one game, drawn one game, and lost four games.
Winning this fixture will see Leeds United on 18 points.
Injury and illness have depleted Jesse Marsch’s Leeds and they will likely be missing six key personnel for Saturday’s match.
Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels both teams have recorded an equal number of wins over the other in the past years. Also, Leeds have left Spurs with a win on nine out of 17 matches. February 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Whites took all three points winning 0-4 away.
Other players of note for Spurs are Pierre Hojbjerg and Heung Min Son with three goals and three goals respectively and for Leeds are Crysencio Summerville and Luis Sinisterra with three goals and two goals respectively.