Manchester United vs Leicester City
English Premier League, England
Date: Saturday, 14th September 2019
Kick off at: 15.00 UK Time
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester, England
After two weeks of international break, Manchester United are set to get their Premier League campaign kicking again on Saturday. Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s side are hoping to get back on winning ways as they play host to Leicester City.
Manchester United vs Leicester City Possible Lineups
Here are the possible lineups for both teams as they prepare themselves for their upcoming Premier League weekend encounter. Let’s take a look at the potential lineups and formation that they could be preparing to help them get all three points.
Expected Formation: 4-2-3-1
Probable Lineups: De Gea (g); Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Young(def);McTominay, Pogba(mid);Pereira, Mata, James(att mid); Rashford(att)
Expected Formation: 4-5-1
Probable Lineups: Schmeichel(g);R. Pereira, Soyuncu, Evans, Chilwell(def);Ndidi, Albrighton, Tielemans, Maddison, Barnes(mid); Vardy(att)
Before heading into this Saturday Premier League battle, both teams have been involved in other matches. Let’s check out the latest results that they have been getting to have more information about their current form.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches):WWDLD
After starting their season win a big win over Chelsea, Man United have struggle to pick up maximum points. In their last three league fixture, Red Devils only managed to grab two draws and one defeat.
Their latest league fixture before international break was a disappointing 1-1 draw against Southampton. Solksjaer will be hoping that the short break will do his team good and not making it worse.
Recent form in all competition (last five matches) : DDWWW
Leicester themselves have done quite well so far in this early stage of Premier League season. Brendan Rodgers side have won their last three games in all competition just before heading into international break.
The Foxes latest league encounter was a positive home victory over Bournemouth. That result could give an extra morale boost ahead of Rodgers’ men trip to Old Trafford this weekend.
Man United will go to Saturday tie still missing some important names due to injury problems. Bailly, Fosu-Mensah along with Luke Shaw are still sidelined, while Martial, Dalot and Lingard’s condition remain uncertain.
Pogba and Wan-Bissa are also doubtful, but it looks like they will still make the team this weekend. Up front, Solksjaer will still count on Marcus Rashford sharpness in that center forward role.
Rodgers also have couple of potential absentee this weekend with Amartey and James both still injured. Nevertheless, The Foxes can count on their other talented players such as James Maddison, Tielemans, Ndidi and Albrighton in midfield.
In the attacking department, Rodgers won’t be forgetting his team’s main man, Jamie Vardy. Schmeichel in goal must be ready for every possible test that he will experience from United forwards.
Head to Head Records:
In their last five meetings, Man United have been more dominant than their opponent with four wins and one draw.
Their latest matchup was back on February 3rd, 2019 which saw United winning by a 1-0 scoreline.
Playing at home can give that extra motivation for Man United, which they will need on Saturday. Despite their recent positive records against The Foxes, United must remain cautious over their opponent’s potential.
Leicester won’t give up easily though as they are confident enough in getting something at Old Trafford. United will still be slightly favorite to win, but The Foxes are capable of shocking any teams.
Final Score: 2-1