North Londoners entertain table toppers at the Lane.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas has been speaking about his side’s “difficult” match with Premier League leaders Manchester United at White Hart Lane.
The North Londoners, who beat Sir Alex Ferguson’s men 3-2 at Old Trafford earlier in the season, will be hoping for a win so as to close the gap on third-placed Chelsea, who host Arsenal.
“It is a very, very difficult game for us,” the Spurs manager said. “I think we meet them at the worst time with them full of confidence and wanting to continue on this amazing run that they are on.
“We want to continue to improve. I think it will be a good reference, this game, regarding what we want to achieve towards the future, if we want to challenge for trophies in a better way.
“You have to beat these teams like Man United. You have to be very, very organised. I’m not sure if an all-out attack posture is the one that will lead you to success such a strong team.
“It is still, you know, very … it (the battle for third place in the Premier League) can still shift very, very quickly. Obviously we want to continue to progress and it is good to see that third place isn’t going awa
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