Manchester United will play host to Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday, 2nd April at Old Trafford. Manchester United has fallen short of their usual standards this campaign. However, the Red Devils hope to reclaim a place in the Premier League’s top four.
Manchester United isn’t doing all that well in their current season. They now hold the 6th spot in the standings after 29 games, with 50 points. After beating Tottenham 3-2 in the last EPL match, the Red Devils will play Leicester City.
Leicester City’s start to the season has been erratic at best. Tenth-placed with 36 points from 27 games is their position in the standings. After a 2-1 victory against Brentford, Leicester City will head to Old Trafford to face Manchester United.
Manchester United vs. Leicester City Formation Guide and Team News
Manchester United was eliminated from the UEFA Champions League following a 1 – 0 defeat against Atletico Madrid. Ralf Rangnick, the team’s interim manager, looked to be upset with the referee’s judgments in that game, which sparked a controversy.
Manchester United had 60 percent of the possession, and 5 of their 11 attempts on goal were on target throughout the game. Eight shots were fired by Atlético Madrid, three of which were on target. Atlético Madrid’s goal came from Renan Lodi in the 41st minute.
Manchester United wants to put the past behind them and work on the upcoming matches in the English Premier League. Raphael Varane was injured while playing for France in a friendly game, which put them behind again.
It’s been a while since Manchester United’s defense has shown up in a big way. There is no doubt that Manchester United’s defense has been penetrated inside five of their last six matches, allowing ten goals. Of course, that type of tendency isn’t certain to carry over into this match.
Manchester United’s previous results show:
- They have won their last five league home games.
- They have lost their previous three league games against Leicester City.
Leicester City faces a challenging task when they take on Manchester United in their upcoming match. After defeating Brentford in the previous game, the Foxes should feel confident. Leicester midfielder Johny Evans is likely to return in the next game.
In the encounter, Leicester City had 53 percent possession with 12 shots on goal, four of them on target. Timothy Castagne (20th minute) and James Maddison (33rd minute) appeared on the scoresheets for Leicester City. Brentford had 15 shots on goal, six of which were on target. Yoane Wissa scored for Brentford inside the 85th minute.
Leicester City has scored eight goals in their last six games under Brendan Rodgers. During the same matches, they have had five goals scored against them.
Manchester United vs. Leicester City Predicted LineUp
Manchester United (4-2-3-1) Predicted Line Up: David De Gea; Diogo Dalot, Luke Shaw, Harry Maguire, Alex Telles; Scott McTominay, Fred; Jadon Sancho, Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes; Cristiano Ronaldo.
Leicester City (4-2-3-1) Predicted Line Up: Kasper Schmeichel; Ricardo Pereira, Daniel Amartey, Çağlar Söyüncü, James Justin; Youri Tielemans, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall; James Maddison, Ademola Lookman, Harvey Barnes; Kelechi Iheanacho.
Manchester United vs. Leicester City Predicted Winner
Manchester United has the potential and the accountability to get a lot of chances and score goals. On the other hand, Leicester City may have a difficult time finding the back of the net, but we do expect them to score at least once. We predict a 3 – 1 victory at Old Trafford for Manchester United at the end of the match.
Manchester United vs. Leicester City BTTS and OV2.5
Both sides have scored in the previous four encounters between the two, and we expect that to happen in Saturday’s late Premier League kickoff. Both Manchester United and Leicester have scored in four of their previous six meetings. You could say the same for both Premier League and the FA Cup clubs.
In their last four Premier League and Cup matches, Man United and Leicester tallied at least three goals. It’s easy to see why we are placing our bets on goals on Saturday. Leicester had two matches with exactly three goals, whereas Manchester United had three matches in a row tallying over 2.5 goals.
Manchester United vs. Leicester City Best Odds
According to the current betting markets on the WDW market, a victory for Man Utd is at 1.55, a draw is available for 4.75, and wagering for Leicester City – the underdog – as the winner is available for 6.30.