Premier League: Manchester United vs Sunderland

Manchester United vs Sunderland Betting Tip and Predictions. In the Round 18, on Boxing Day, in Premier League, Manchester United host Sunderland at Old Trafford. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Manchester United vs Sunderland.

Manchester United didn’t make the perfect start of the season in Premier League and after 17 rounds they are standing at the 6th position with 13 points less than leader on the table, Chelsea. It’s hard to believe that home side can win the title this season, but they want to finish in the Top 4 and play in the UEFA Champions League next season. Jose Mourinho‘s men have started to playing much better and they won three games in a row, so they want to continue with good performance against Sunderland. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has already scored 11 goals this season, is in the great form after he scored 3 goals in the last two games. He will be fully motivated to hit the net again and try to get closer to Diego Costa on the Top Scorers list. Visitors don’t have impressive defence, so it will be very hard for them to secure their net and avoid defeat.

Sunderland stand in the relegation zone and their main goal this season is to stay in the Premier League and avoid relegation. It won’t be an easy job, but there are many matches left until the end of the season. The match against Manchester United doesn’t come in the right moment for visitors, but they have nothing to lose and they will try to stay unbeaten. Sunderland don’t shine on away ground this season and they have managed to win only one away game. They have the worst attack when they are playing away and managed to score only 4 goals in the 8 away matches this season. Another bad thing for them is that they have many injured players. Last season they beat today’s opponent 2-1, but in this situation they will be more than happy if they come back home unbeaten,

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Home side miss Mkhitaryan, Bailly and Shaw. On the other side, visitors will be without Cattermole, Gooch, Kirchhoff, McNair, Pienaar, Rodwell and Watmore, while Manquillo and Jones are both doubtful.

Manchester United vs Sunderland Predicted Lineups

Manchester United: De Gea; Valencia, Jones, Rojo, Darmian; Carrick, Herrera; Lingard, Pogba, Martial; Ibrahimovic.
Sunderland: Pickford; Van Aanholt, Djilobodji, Kone, Jones; Januzaj, N’dong, Denayer, Khazri; Anichebe, Defoe.

Manchester United vs Sunderland Prediction

Home side is playing much better and they are big favorites to take another three points. Visitors know that they have very low chances to avoid defeat, but they will try to secure their net and it will be very hard. I expect interesting match between Manchester United vs Sunderland and believe that home side will win this game easy. Odd for home win is very poor, but I’ve found interesting betting tip “Zlatan Ibrahimovic to score anytime”. I personally expect at least one goal from him on this match.

Manchester United vs Sunderland Betting Tip: Ibrahimovic to score @ 1.57 (Bet365)

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