Manchester United vs Manchester City Preview, Predictions
English Premier League, England
Date: Sunday, 10th December 2017
Kick off at 16:30 [UTC/UK]
Venue: Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England
Machester United vs Manchester City Preview, Predictions, Lineups, Teams: Today’s evening is going to be full of action as two of the best teams in Premier League are up against each other.
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Manchester United vs Manchester City Possible Lineups
Manchester United vs Manchester City Preview, Predictions, Lineups: Following are expected starting lineups, from both sides in their upcoming game in the English Premier League:
Manchester United vs Manchester City Recent Form:
Manchester United vs Manchester City Preview, Prediction: Let as having a look at the performance of both these teams in their recent games in the English Premier League:
In their last five games in the Premier League, Manchester United have faced only one 1-0 defeat in an away game against Chelsea. Since then, they have enjoyed back to back wins. Manchester United registered a dominating 4-1 victory over Newcastle United at home. They also defeated Brighton and Hove Albion by 1-0 at home. In an away game against Watford, Manchester United grabbed a struggling 2-4 victory. Arsenal was defeated on their own turf by Manchester United with a dominating 1-3 lead. They are in a great shape and their performance justifies their second rank in the league.
So far in the English Premier League, Manchester City is undefeated. Their last five games in the league are consecutive home and away victories. Their Goal ratio is highest as well. They recently defeated West Ham by 2-1 at home. Southampton was defeated by Manchester city with the same score. In their away game against Huddersfield, they registered a noticeable 1-2 away victory. Leicester city even failed to score against them and sustained a 0-2 defeat. One of the top teams, Arsenal also faced a 3-1 defeat against Manchester City. Things are not going to easy for either side in this game.
Manchester United vs Manchester City Team News, Tactical Analysis:
Manchester United vs Manchester City Preview, Predictions, Team News: Here is a quick look at injuries, suspensions, etc news ahead of this major game from both sides. Let us also understand how this game will affect their rankings.
CMF Paul Pogba will be missing this important game due to suspension. CF Michel Carrick will also remain out due to injury. It is still doubtful if Maraounce Fellaini and Nemanja Matic would play or not since they are still recovering from injury. However, there is still no saying who pop-ups in the game. With 35 points, they are currently in the second position in the premier league. The third position is 3 points behind. A victory will help them to keep their second position secured for some time. If they get defeated in this game, Chelsea will have a chance to surpass them and grab the 2nd position in their next game.
CB John Stones and LB Benjamin Mendy will miss this game due to earlier injuries. CMF David Saliva will probably remain out of the field. These are the only casualty Manchester City has to deal with earlier their important game in the Premier League. They are currently on top of the table with zero defeats on their name. With 43 points, they are 8 points ahead of the second position. It clearly means that defeat or victory, this game will not affect their ranking. However, Manchester City will definitely look forward to grabbing a big win and safeguard their first position for a long time.
Manchester United vs Manchester City Head to Head Stats
- These teams have clashed 151 times before. Manchester City won 60 games, Manchester United won 44 where rest 47 were draws.
- In last five Manchester United vs Manchester city encounters, Manchester United 2 games, Manchester City won 1 and rest 2 were draws.
Manchester United vs Manchester City Predictions:
This game is going to be full of action as two of the best sides in the Premier League are all set to go all out against each other. Manchester United have a historical and tactical advantage based on their recent form and available personnel in the squad. We are expecting a struggling victory for Manchester City as they clash with Manchester United today evening.
Final Score 2 – 1
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