Another English team that is looking to take a step closer to the next round in the European tournaments is Tottenham, who this Thursday, November 5th will host Anderlecht at White Hart Lane at 19:00, in the activity of the UEFA Europa League group stage.
These teams are tied for the second place in Group J with four points, only one behind AS Monaco, but the Belgian squad has a slight advantage as they won the last meeting between these sides. Two weeks ago, they came from behind to get the three points at home by 2-1 at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium with goals from Guillaume Gillet and Stefano Okaka.
If the Spurs want to keep alive their hopes to advance to the next stage, they are forced to beat Anderlecht fir the first time in their history. They have played four games, and the London side has three draws and one defeat, scoring four goals and allowing five.
In the Europa League Odds Tottenham v Anderlecht, the team led by Mauricio Pochettino is favorite to get the victory at home. They are listed with 1.8 Odds, while the Purple and White are with 5.3, and the draw is with 3.9.
The good news for Tottenham is that they come to this game with two straight victories in the local tournament, and they have lost only one of their past seven matches in all competitions. They are one of the two teams that remain undefeated at home in the Premier League this season, they have three wins and three draws, scoring 10 goals and accepting four.
The London team is located in the fifth spot in the standings with 20 points, only five away from Manchester City and Arsenal, who are tied in the first place. In their last two games, they have scored eight goals and allowed two.
Tottenham are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 2.55 Odds to win this game by two or more goals and with 3.6 to do it by one. Anderlecht are rated at 7.5 to get the three points on the road by the minimum difference, and the score draw is with 5.25.
Besnik Hasi’s team is in the second place in the Belgian Jupiler League with 28 points, two behind KAA Gent. They have lost only one of the six games away from home in the local tournament, and they are the best defense with only four goals accepted.
Anderlecht have been only once at White Hart Lane, and it was 31 years ago, when they tied 1-1 in the UEFA Cup final. They will be looking for their first victory in England; they have 12 defeats and one draw.
English striker Harry Kane, who has scored four goals in his last two appearances, is the favorite to get the first in this match, and he is listed with 4.8 Europa League Odds. He is followed by Clinton NJie with 7.0 and Christian Erikssen with 7.5.
Kane and Tottenham will continue with their good streak this Thursday and will get their first victory against Anderlecht. They have allowed only more than one goal in two of their nine home games in all competitions, so their defense will be a key piece for this win.