Manchester United vs Stoke City Preview, Predictions
English Premier League, England
Date: Monday, 15th January 2018
Kick off at 20:00 [UTC/UK]
Venue: Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England
A tough competition is going on within top four positions in the Premier League. Stoke City is struggling hard to get out of relegation zone. What happens when they stand against red devils?
Manchester United vs Stoke City Lineups
Manchester United vs Stoke City Preview, Predictions, Lineups: Following are expected lineups and formations from both Man Utd and Stoke City for their upcoming Premier League clash:
Manchester United vs Stoke City Recent Performance
Manchester United vs Stoke City Preview, Predictions: Here is a quick look at how these teams have performed in their recent encounters in English Premier League and FA Cup:
Man Utd Recent Form:
Looking at their potential, their recent run is pretty average. In their last five games, Manchester United won two games and rest three were draws. In their recent FA Cup home game, Manchester United registered a 2-0 win against Derby County. In their EPL away game against Everton, Man Utd managed a 0-2 win. Their home clash against Southampton was a draw as both teams failed to score. Their Premier League games against Leicester City and Burnley were both 2-2 draw.
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Stoke City Recent Form:
In their last five games, Stoke City won only one game, lost three and rest one was a draw. Their recent away game in FA cup was a 2-1 loss to Coventry City. Newcastle United defeated Stoke City with 0-1 on their own turf. They faced a thrashing 5-0 defeat in an away game against Chelsea. Stoke City’s recent away encounter against Huddersfield Town was a 1-1 draw. The only recent win Stoke City managed was a 3-1 home win against West Bromwich Albion.
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Man Utd vs Stoke City Team News, Tactical Analysis
Manchester United vs Stoke City Preview, Predictions, Team News: Here is some injury/suspension news coming out from both sides. Let us also understand how this game will affect standings of both teams in the English Premier League. Here are latest EPL standings:
Man Utd Team News:
Red Devils will miss RB Antonio Valencia, CB Eric Bailly and DMF Michael Carrick and Striker Zlatan in this game. Manchester United is currently on 2nd rank with 47 points. As their points are equal to 3rd and 4th position, they must win this game in order to secure their position. A defeat or draw will cost them the risk of falling down to two positions.
Stoke City will miss CB Bruno Martins Indi for this game. Rest of the squad is fit and ready for this game. Stoke City is on 18th rank with 20 points, They are only one point behind Southampton, which means a win or draw is enough to take them out of relegation zone. However, they are as well only one point ahead of West Brom, which means they cannot afford to lose this game.
Manchester United vs Stoke City Head to Head Stats
- In total 78 games played against each other, Manchester United won 36 games, lost only 17 and rest 25 were draws
- In their last five games, Man Utd won 1 game and rest 4 were draws
Manchester United vs Stoke City Predictions
Stoke City is struggling a lot this season. They will enter the game with their new manager. Their squad still requires time to get along with him. We expect that Man Utd will take full advantage of this and completely dominate the game.
Final Score 3 – 0
Can you predict the score?
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