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Manchester United vs. Leicester City: Prediction, Match Preview 24/09/2016

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Manchester United vs. Leicester City: Prediction, Match Preview 24/09/2016

Manchester United vs. Leicester City Match Preview:

In our Premier league predictions there is another top-match within the sixth round which will be played out in Manchester, England, where the local United team welcomes the reigning champions Leicester City. Here comes a time "x" for MU. The team lost three games in a row and the failure in the upcoming fight could seriously hit the manager of The Red Devils - Jose Mourinho. Even so, he received such a reinforcement for the squad, and no result appears either in the domestic league or in the Europa League.

Kick-off: 12:30 CET (UK Time), 24th of September, 2016.
Match status: ENGLAND: Barclays Premier League - Round 6.
Venue: "Old Trafford" in in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
Referee: Mike Dean.

Manchester United: Team News

After losing to lowly Watford, Mourinho sent his multimillion-dollar star back to Manchester on the train, did not not allowed then into the club bus. Perhaps, this element of training will really help the team shake up. It is not clear, as in the last three matches with United Ibrahimovic, Rooney, De Gea, Pogba and other world stars has suffered three defeats in a row. Another failure in the derby of the city can be somehow explained, but the defeat of Feyenoord and Watford - this is a clear failure.

Leicester City: Team News

Regarding the "Foxes", then they are not claiming the title this season. Moreover, the team esteems as happiness if it manages to get the results of the season in the Europa League. Currently, Ranieri's men take the seventh spot in the standings, having in their account just seven points after five rounds. By the way, the club has already departed from the English League Cup thanks to losing to Chelsea.

Possible starting lineups of the teams:

Manchester United: David de Gea - Antonio Valencia, Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind - Ander Herrera, Paul Pogba, Michael Carrick (c) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcus Rashford, Juan Mata (4-3-3 formation)

Leicester City: Ron-Robert Zieler - Luis Hernández, Wes Morgan (c), Robert Huth, Christian Fuchs - Daniel Drinkwater, Daniel Amartey, Riyad Mahrez, Marc Albrighton - Jamie Vardy, Islam Slimani (4-4-2 formation)

Missing players of Manchester United and Leicester City:

Manchester United: Bastian Schweinsteiger (Out), Luke Shaw (Hip Injury) - has chance to appear, Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Muscle Injury) - Doubtful, but not completely out, Anthony Martial (Injury), Phil Jones (Knee Injury).

Leicester City: Nampalys Mendy (Ankle Injury), Kasper Schmeichel (Concussion), Marcin Wasilewski (Suspended), Matthew James (Ankle Injury), Yohan Benalouane (Lacking Match Fitness).

Manchester United - Leicester City Head-to-Head Stats:

07.08.16 (CS) Leicester - Manchester United 1:2
01.05.16 (PL) Manchester United - Leicester 1:1
28.11.15 (PL) Leicester - Manchester United 1:1
31.01.15 (PL) Manchester United - Leicester 3:1
21.09.14 (PL) Leicester - Manchester United 5:3

Interesting facts and streaks:

  • Man Utd have seen under 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 home matches against Leicester in all competitions.
  • Man Utd are undefeated in 13 of their last 14 matches against Leicester in all competitions.
  • There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Leicester's last 3 games (Premier League).

Manchester United vs. Leicester City: Match Preview

Manchester United have already beaten Leicester at the start of the season, winning the Super Cup of the country. They should redo that again in the upcoming match. Mourinho's team is much stronger, more experienced and playing with the home-field advantage.

Our free Match Preview and pick for Manchester United - Leicester City fixture:
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Main Match Predictions:
Full Time Outcome:Man Utd to win @ 1.67 (2/3)
Possible Score:2:0 for Man Utd @ 8.50 (15/2)
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