An excellent first half performance put Tottenham in control, and they hung on with a fine defensive performance in the second half.
Sir Alex Ferguson brought Paul Scholes back into the starting line-up and used Ryan Giggs on the left. Wayne Rooney was on the bench.
Andre Villas-Boas chose Clint Dempsey ahead of Gylfi Sigurdsson, and played Jan Vertonghen at left-back with Steven Caulker coming into the centre of the pitch. Brad Fridel continued in goal.
The halves were completely different – Tottenham were excellent going forward before half-time, before gradually sitting deeper and deeper in the second half. Read more »