London, England (SportsNetwork.com) - A pair of clubs coming off of European wins during the week will square off at White Hart Lane on Sunday when Manchester United hits the road to face Tottenham.
Both sides dropped points in Premier League play last weekend as Spurs were hammered in a 6-0 loss at Manchester City while the Red Devils surrendered a late goal in a 2-2 draw with Cardiff City.
But the two clubs managed to bounce back with European victories this week as United demolished Bayer Leverkusen in a 5-0 win at the BayArena in Champions League action on Wednesday and Tottenham grinded out a 2-0 win at Tromso in Thursday's Europa League contest.
United's comfortable win over Leverkusen was a positive sign for manager David Moyes, and he is eager to see his side regain the form that saw the club claim the Premier League title under Sir Alex Ferguson last term.
"The best is to come and I still think we can continue to improve and progress," said Moyes at his pre-match press conference. "We had some little bits of inconsistency at times, which we need to try to do better with, but there have been moments that have shown we are beginning to come right back into form. That is what I hope. Midweek (against Bayer Leverkusen) certainly showed what we are capable of when we are playing well and the job is to do that week in, week out."
United and Tottenham enter Sunday's clash separated by a single point in the Premier League table, and while Andre Villas-Boas' side have dropped two straight in league play, Moyes expects a tough test in London.
"No matter when you play Tottenham, it'll always be a hard game," Moyes added. "We're both coming off the back of European games, but we will go down there and try to win the game."
Manchester City will return to league action on Sunday following its thrashing of Tottenham as the Citizens will host Swansea City in a second consecutive home match.
Also on Sunday, Liverpool heads to the KC Stadium to face Hull City and Chelsea welcomes fifth-place Southampton to Stamford Bridge.
Two surging sides will meet at St. James' Park on Saturday when Newcastle hosts West Bromwich Albion. The Magpies are the most in-form side in the Premier League at the moment, bringing a three-game league winning run into the clash while the Baggies are unbeaten in their last three league contests.
Arsenal enters the weekend atop the Premier League on 28 points for the season, and the Gunners will look improve their margin above second-place Liverpool when they head to Wales to face Cardiff City on Saturday.
Elsewhere in the English top flight on Saturday, Aston Villa takes on lowly Sunderland at Villa Park, Everton welcomes Stoke City to Goodison Park, Crystal Palace heads to Carrow Road for its meeting with Norwich City and Fulham will attempt to snap its four-game slide when it heads to Upton Park to face West Ham United.