Manchester City vs Manchester United prediction comes before the semi-final of the Carabao Cup. This game will be played on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England. In this match preview, you will find the best betting tips and correct score predictions based on the analysis of these two teams.
Manchester City vs Manchester United Betting Tips
It’s the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final clash between two Manchester sides. In the first game, the score was 3:1 for Manchester City, which may seem surprising considering that the game was played on their rivals’ home ground, Old Trafford. Still, despite the home advantage, the Red Devils failed to produce a good result.
The match in question was played in the first week of 2020, when Manchester United were in a terrible form. In fact, the entire month has been very bad for this team, although their performance in the FA Cup last weekend does give some hope to their fans.
In January, they have lost 4 out of 8 games in total. One of the games they didn’t lose was the one played on Sunday, in which they hammered Tranmere 6:0. Sure, Tranmere can’t be thought of as a decent opponent for Manchester United, considering that this is a League 1 team, but the win certainly does well for the Red Devils’ confidence.
What’s not giving them confidence ahead of the Carabao Cup clash with their nemesis is that their injury list is very long. With a sort of makeshift squad, Solskjaer’s boys just don’t look capable of beating Man City 2:0 or more at the Etihad.
Another thing that’s making the home team a favorite here is that Pep Guardiola is probably looking to win at least one trophy this season as the title race in the Premier League has probably been lost to Liverpool. Speaking of the devil, the Reds are out of the Carabao Cup, meaning that if Man City go through to the final, they’re going to play either Leicester City or Aston Villa.
Our Manchester City vs Manchester United Prediction: Manchester City
Manchester City vs Manchester United correct score prediction: 3:1
Manchester City Form and Latest News
They have probably already lost the battle for the title, but this doesn’t mean they’ve been playing poorly. It just means that Liverpool have been incredible this season. Manchester City are in second place in the Premier League and if they continue playing well, they will stay there.
And they’ve been playing really well lately, even though they slipped against Crystal Palace, playing 2:2 with them at the Etihad some 10 days ago.
Manchester United Form and Latest News
The biggest worry for the Red Devils is that they have serious problems with injuries. Pogba is out and so is McTominay, two important players from the midfield. Still, their biggest concern is that Rashford is out as well, a forward who’s scored more than any other Manchester United player this season.
Manchester City vs Manchester United Predicted Lineups
Manchester City predicted lineup: Ederson – Otamendi, Laporte, Walker, Zinchenko – Fernandinho, Rodri, De Bruyne – Bernardo Silva, Sterling, Gabriel Jesus
Manchester United predicted lineup: de Gea – Maguire, Lindelof, Jones, Dalot, Shaw – Matic, Fred, Lingard – Martial, Greenwood
Other Manchester City vs Manchester United betting tips:
Over 2.5 goals @1.44