There were plenty of promising signs for Spurs in their draw away at Brentford as they began life without Harry Kane.
While things are not yet perfect, the same could easily be said of United.
They squeezed past Wolves in controversial fashion on Monday, hardly looking their absolute best.
Still, few would doubt this is a big early test for Postecoglou’s team and their progress under his watch.
Date, kick-off time and venue
Tottenham vs Man Utd is scheduled for a 5.30pm BST kick-off time on Saturday 19 August, 2023.
The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London will host.
Where to watch Tottenham vs Man United
TV channel: The game will be broadcast on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HDR. Coverage begins at 5pm.
Live stream: Subscribers will be able to watch on a live stream via the Sky Go app.
Live blog: Follow all the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog! Dan Kilpatrick will be providing expert analysis from the ground.
Tottenham vs Man United team news
Cristian Romero could miss the game for Spurs after suffering a head injury during the draw at Brentford.
Rodrigo Bentancur, Ryan Sessegnon and Bryan Gil are also out.
For United, Lisandro Martinez is a doubt after a small ankle injury was revealed after the win over Wolves.
Rasmus Hojlund is still not ready for his debut, with Tyrell Malacia, Kobbie Mainoo and Amad Diallo also not available.
Tottenham vs Man United prediction
Neither team look perfect but Spurs are showing signs of progress. Even without Kane, they’ve got enough to trouble United going forward, though problems remain at the back.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Tottenham wins: 53
Manchester United wins: 96
Tottenham vs Man United latest odds
Tottenham to win: 9/5
Manchester United to win: 13/10
Odds via Betfair and subject to change.