Manchester United vs Manchester City Betting Tip and Predictions. In the one of the most interesting matches this weekend in Premier League, in the big city derby, Manchester United host Manchester City at Old Trafford. Read below betting preview, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Manchester United vs Manchester City.
Manchester United started this season very good, 4 matches and 4 wins, three wins in Premier League and one victory in the Community Shield against Leicester City. After The Reds appointed Jose Mourinho as a new manager, they have started to play much better than last season and without any doubt they are one of the main candidates to win the title. Manchester United started with win over Bournemouth 1-3 in the first round, after that they beat Southampton 2-0 at home, while in the last game they took important three points against new promoted team Hull City beating them 0-1. The match against city rivals will be the real test for Mourinho’s men to show are they capable to beat stronger teams. Last season Manchester United beat Manchester City at Etihad 0-1, while the match between these two teams at Old Trafford was finished without goals. Home side will be fully motivated to beat city rivals upfront their supporters, but it won’t be an easy job for them because visitors have very good team and they also hope that can make good result. The new signing, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has already scored three goals in Premier League, is in the great form and he could be the most dangerous player for Manchester City defence.
Manchester City also started this season with new manager Pep Guardiola and he is doing good job so far. In the three Premier League matches, City have three wins. In the first round they beat Sunderland 2-1, after that they smashed Stoke City 1-4 away, while in the last Premier League match they took another three points against West Ham beating them 2-1. Meanwhile, visitors reach the group phase of the UEFA Champions League after they eliminated Steaua Bucuresti. They are playing very attacking football and it’s obviously that Guardiola brought some new ideas in his new club and it looks good for now. Big blow for visitors is the absence of their top scorer Aguero (3 goals), who is out due to suspension for three matches after he hit Winston Reid with his elbow (watch video!), but they have other options in the attack, the newcomer Nolito (2 goals) and Sterling (2 goals). Even Iheanacho could be in the first eleven. The newcomer from FC Barcelona, Claudio Bravo, came to new club and he should debut against big city rivals.
Home side will be without Mkhitaryan who picked up an injury, while Luke Shaw is doubtful for this game and probably Rojo will replace him. On the other side, visitors will be without important striker Aguero, Ilkay Gundogan and Kompany, while Leroy Sane and Sagna are both doubtful.
Manchester United vs Manchester City Predicted Lineups
Manchester United: De Gea, Rojo, Blind, Bailly, Valencia, Fellaini, Pogba, Martial, Rooney, Mata, Ibrahimovic. Manchester City: Bravo; Zabaleta, Stones, Otamendi, Clichy; Fernandinho, De Bruyne, Silva; Sterling, Nolito, Iheanacho.
Manchester United vs Manchester City Prediction
In the matches like these, every result is possible, so it’s hard to predict the final result. Maybe draw would satisfied both managers, because they don’t want to lose their first derby match against big rivals, but Manchester United looks like better team in this moment and they are playing upfront their supporters, so I’ll give an advantage to them.
Manchester United vs Manchester City Betting Tip: Man Utd +0 Ah @ 1.60 (Bet365)