Manchester United vs Leeds United – injuries and prediction

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Manchester United are in the red-hot form under their new Dutch gaffer Erik Ten Hag. The Red Devils have lost only one game in their last seventeen outings in Premier League. They are currently holding the third spot in Premier League just behind their city-rivals Manchester City and the North-London rivals Arsenal. Cityzens may also have their points deducted owing to the breaching of financial fair play rules, this makes it United’s way easier to climb up to the league title, who play their age-old foes Leeds United in their upcoming Premier League fixture.

Form and Injuries

Manchester United: The Old Trafford side is in the period of resurrection under the former Ajax man. The red side of Manchester gets the home advantage in this game as they have been unbeaten in their last 13 home games in all four competitions. This is the longest winning streak club of the club since September 2011 when they went on to win 20 consecutive home games.

Manchester United will miss the presence of this summer’s Brazilian acquisition Casemiro for the next three games courtesy of the former Real Madrid midfielder being sent off against Crystal Palace.

Fan favorites Bruno Fernandez and Marcus Rashford have been the major driving force for the recent successful run of the club with each one of them being heavily involve in the final attacking third of the game.

Marcus Rashford is one goal away from equalling the record of Wayne Rooney who scored in six consecutive home games in April 2012. On the other hand, Portuguese attacking flair Bruno Fernandez has had eight goal involvements in the last four games against Leeds United.

Leeds United:

New Yorkshire club Leeds United made headlines when they made their grand entry back to the Premier League in 2020 under the Argentine gaffer Marcela Bielsa. Later American coach Jesse March was appoint as head coach who attracted a bunch of American talents to the league of British. After the poor run of form, even he got sacke. Michael Skubala is appoint as interim coach.

Leeds United have conceded 15 goals playing against the Red Devils since their return to Premier League, only United’s rivals City has scored more goals against Leeds United.

Meanwhile, Leeds hasn’t tasted victory in the last seven games in the league with three draws and four losses. Since last season they have gained only one point against the top three sides of the league with one draw and seven losses.

Will United bring back glory

Head-to-head record

These two sides have faced each other 91 times with which United has 37 victories and Leeds United has 23 victories. The game has ended in steven-evens 31 times. Leeds last time emerged victorious against United in January 2010 at Old Trafford in a FA CUP clash.


Manchester United will look to capitalize on their form by sweeping Leeds United in their next game. Meanwhile, Leeds will look to bounce back to avoid relegation.

The score line for this game will be 3-0 in favor of Manchester United with a brace from Bruno Fernandez and a goal from Rashford.

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