Manchester United vs Leicester City Prediction, Betting Tips & Preview

Manchester United vs Leicester City Prediction, Betting Tips & Preview ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Manchester United vs Leicester City
English Premier League 2016/17
24th September 2016, 12:30 pm BST
Old Trafford, Manchester

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Manchester United Team News & Preview

Manchester United will look to get their Premier League season back on track when they face Leicester City at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Jose Mourinho’s side have lost their last two league games against Manchester City and Watford.

After a wonderful start to the domestic season, the Old Trafford outfit are going through a rough phase right now and will be hoping to turn it around as soon as possible.

United are already six points behind league leaders and bitter rivals City. The Red Devils cannot afford to drop any more points this early in the season.

Jose Mourinho could be without three first-team players for the Leicester game. The likes of Luke Shaw and Phil Jones are set to miss out with injuries.

Striker Anthony Martial is still recovering from a concussion. Mkhitaryan has recovered from his thigh injury and should be available.

Manchester United’s Predicted Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Bailly, Blind; Fellaini, Pogba; Mata, Rooney, Rashford; Ibrahimovic

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Leicester City Team News & Preview

Leicester City have had a mixed start to the season so far and will look to build some momentum now.

A win at Old Trafford could be the kick-start they need to get going this year.

Claudio Ranieri will be aware of United’s inconsistencies and the Italian will look exploit them.

Leicester have won two of their last three Premier League matches and except the defeat against Liverpool, the champions have been quite competitive this season.

Manchester United managed to beat them in the Community shield earlier this season and the Foxes will be determined to exact revenge and put Mourinho under more pressure with a win here.

Ranieri will be without three first-team players for the trip to Old Trafford.

Nampalys Mendy, Matty James, and Schmeichel are all ruled out for the visitors.

Leicester City’s Predicted Starting Lineup (4-4-2): Simpson; Huth, Morgan, Fuchs; Mahrez, Drinkwater, Amartey, Musa; Vardy, Slimani

Manchester United vs Leicester City Key Stats

Manchester United are undefeated in 13 of their last 14 matches against Leicester in all competitions.

Manchester United have lost their last 2 Premier League games and have conceded 5 goals in the process.

Leicester City have been in good scoring form lately. They have scored 8 goals in their last 3 matches in all competitions.

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Manchester United vs Leicester City Betting Tips

There have been over 2.5 goals (1.80 with 138.com) scored in Leicester’s last 3 games in the Premier League. The last 6 meetings between these two sides have also produced 20 goals in total.

In the last 5 meetings between these two sides, Leicester and United have both scored at least once in every game. Get both teams to score at 2.25.

Manchester United have a very good head-to-head record against the Foxes. Get them to win or draw at 1.15.

Manchester United have won just one of their last four matches in all competitions. 138.com are offering a price of 3/1 for the match to end in a draw. A score draw is priced at 4/1.

Back Manchester United to repeat their Community shield performance against Leicester from earlier this summer. They are 15/2 to win 2-1.

Ibrahimovic and Rashford have been in good scoring form this season. Get them to score first with 138.com. (Rashford 15/4, Ibrahimovic 16/5)

Slimani scored twice on his Premier League debut. Get him to score anytime at 27/10.

Manchester United vs Leicester City Prediction

Manchester United will be determined to bounce back with a win in front of their own fans.

Jose Mourinho is under a lot of pressure after three back-to-back defeats against City, Feyenoord, and Watford.

The away side have impressed in their last few matches, but they are simply not solid enough at the back to contain the likes of Rashford and Ibrahimovic.

Manchester United are likely to edge this one.

Manchester United 2-1 Leicester City

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