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Premier League 2022-23: Manchester United vs Leeds United: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast

Published at :February 6, 2023 at 6:26 PM
Modified at :December 13, 2023 at 1:01 PM
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Sagar Paul


In form, Red Devils will take on the struggling Whites at Old Trafford on Wednesday night

Manchester United will aim to secure their fifth consecutive win across all competitions when they take on Leeds at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. Since their loss against Arsenal, Manchester United have won their last four matches in all competitions and will look to close the gap on the top two clubs, who lost their previous fixtures.

Leeds, however, lost their match against Nottingham Forest on Sunday and have only won one of their last ten league matches, putting them at 17th position. However, a better goal difference keeps them above the bottom three teams.

Kick-off:

Wednesday, 08-02-2023, 8:00 PM (GMT)Thursday, 09-02-2023, 1:30 AM (IST)

Manchester United Form (all competitions): W-W-W-W-L

Leeds United Form (all competitions): L-W-D-W-L

Players to Watch

Manchester United

Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford plays as a left winger for Manchester United and has scored 19 goals in all competitions this season. Rashford, who has been a significant figure for the club in this season, will strive to score again to maintain his impressive run. He has scored 6 goals in his last 7 Premier League matches.

Leeds United

Patrick Bamford

With Leeds having difficulties finding the back of the net this season, they will be counting on their main striker to turn their fortunes around. The English striker will face a formidable challenge of scoring goals and keeping his club away from the bottom of the table..

Match Facts

  • Manchester United has remained undefeated against Leeds United in their last seven league matches.
  • Leeds, on the other hand, have not won any of their last four league games away from home.

Injury and Team News

Manchester United will be missing McTominay, Eriksen, and Van De Beek due to injuries, and Casemiro will also be absent due to a straight red card. This gives Sabitzer an opportunity to be in the starting lineup. Martial is questionable for the match due to fitness concerns.

On the other hand, Leeds will be without Dallas, Rodrigo, and Forshaw due to injuries. Koch will be back in the squad after serving a one-game suspension against Nottingham Forest. New signing McKennie will be in contention to start the match.

Head to Head stats (League matches)

Matches: 90

Manchester United: 37

Leeds United: 22

Draw: 31

Predicted Lineup

Manchester United predicted lineup (4-2-3-1)

De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Raphael Varane, Martinez, Shaw, Fred, Sabitzer, Antony, Fernandes, Rashford, Weghorst

Leeds United predicted lineup (4-2-3-1)

Meslier, Ayling, Koch, Wober, Struijk, Adams, McKennie, Harrison, Sinisterra, Gnonto, Bamford

Prediction

The Manchester United vs Leeds United match has been known for high-scoring affairs in recent years. A comfortable win for Manchester United is expected as Leeds are having difficulty finding the back of the net, while the Red Devils are scoring in almost every match. Leeds have only won four games this season.

Prediction: Manchester United 3-0 Leeds United

Telecast Details

India – Star Sports Select 1, Star Sports Select 2 and Hotstar

USA – NBC Network Television.

UK – BT Sport.

Nigeria – watchsportonline.

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