Manchester United vs Leicester Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
It finally begins! Friday gives us great opportunity to enjoy football match between Manchester United and Leicester City. This game is also good candidate to put our bets and earn some cash. The opening game in the Premier League will be a true football spectacle and we expect a good football and a perfect betting opportunity for us.
Manchester United have an injury crisis but they play at Old Trafford and must be absolute favourites on Friday night. The Reds play very well in front of their fans and they are undefeated in 34 of their last 36 home matches. Man Utd like to play strong football in defending and it will be their tactic for another one season. Looks like they still don't have better team then the previous season, but all expect from them to play much better. Looks like United are not in fine fettle - they have won just one from previous six pre-season games. All six games have been low scoring and we can't expect from United to score more then two goals here.
On the other side Leicester registered a series of mixed results over the summer, but this game is an important one and they will play much better on Friday night. The Foxes finished ninth last season and their main objective for this season will be to play strong and aggressive in defense line. Leicester have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 3 away matches in the Premier League. The Foxes have conceded five goals in five pre-seasons friendlies. They lost key player Riyad Mahrez over the summer and it is the biggest problem for the Foxes.
When it comes to their mutual encounters Red Devils have a much better records. United have won 64 of 126 competitive matches against Leicester City, with loosing 33 games. Man Utd have won four and drawn two of their last six meetings with Leicester City. The Reds secured a comfortable 2-0 win over the Foxes at Old Trafford last season. Read our betting preview and take your chance to win a big with our prediction and betting tips.
Manchester United have lots of missing players for the match with Foxes. Nemanja Matic, Antonio Valencia, Diogo Dalot, Marcos Rojo, Ander Herrera and Sergio Romero are all injured and they probably will not play. Marouane Fellaini, Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young, Paul Pogba and Phil Jones are all doubtful for the match. Eric Bailly is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the game. All other players are ready for the match and they are eager to beat Leicester at Old Trafford.
On the other side Leicester also don't have fully fit squad for the opener. Matty James is injured and he will not play for sure. Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. Jonny Evans, James Maddison and Nampalys Mendy are not fully fit. All other players are ready to play and will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Manchester United: De Gea; Shaw, Smalling, Bailly, Darmian; Pereira, Fred, McTominay; Sanchez, Rashford, Mata
Leicester: Schmeichel; Pereira, Morgan, Evans, Chilwell; Ndidi, Iborra; Diabate, Maddison, Albrighton; Iheanacho
Manchester United vs Leicester Prediction
What a great opening game in the Premier League on Friday night. Manchester United takes on Leicester City and we expect a true football battle at the Old Trafford. Both sides are eager to pick up all three points from the opener, but Red Devils are closer to do that. United have lots of missing players for this game, so they will play strong and aggressive in defending. All of us know how Morinho likes to play. But on the other side Leicester don't have a strong team for this season, and their main objective for the match will be to keep a clean sheet. They have fantastic goalkeeper and United will have a hard job to do on the Friday night. No other Premier League team has won their opening fixture more times than Manchester United.
However, our prediction and betting tips for the match Manchester vs Leicester Prediction: United to win. We expect from the Reds to keep a clean sheet on Friday night and our second betting pick for the match is United to win to nil. Maybe correct score will be 2-0.