Manchester United v Arsenal : English Premier League Match, Team News, Goal Scorers and Stats

Published On: October 31, 2020, 9:23 pm (3 weeks ago)
Author: Olusanya Akinrinola

Date :Sunday 1st November,2020
Time: 5:30pm
Stadium Old Trafford
Referee Mike Dean (England)

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Team News:

Manchester United
Anthony Martial remains absent for United as he serves the final game of his three-match ban, while Alex Telles will miss a number of fixtures after a positive coronavirus test.

Solskjaer is expected to stick with the diamond formation which worked so well against Leipzig, leaving Mason Greenwood in line to partner Rashford in attack.

Nemanja Matic and Donny van de Beek will likely be the two players to miss out in the centre of the pitch.

Manchester United possible starting lineup:
De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Fred, McTominay, Pogba; Fernandes; Greenwood, Rashford
Manchester United Premier League form: LWLWD
Manchester United form (all competitions): WLWWDW

Arteta may be prepared to drop one of Aubameyang or Lacazette now that Willian is back in contention after injury.

With Bukayo Saka having also shaken off a recent knock, the youngster could feature down the left, allowing Aubameyang to play down the middle.

David Luiz is likely to miss out for the Gunners through injury, increasing the chances of Arteta deploying a back four.
Arsenal possible starting lineup:
Leno; Bellerin, Mustafi, Gabriel, Tierney; Ceballos, Thomas, Xhaka; Willian, Aubameyang, Saka
Arsenal Premier League form: WWLWLL
Arsenal form (all competitions): DWLWLW

Head To Head
Sunday's encounter represents the 233rd competitive meeting between these two sides, with United bidding to record their 100th victory over the Gunners.

The Gunners are not too far behind with 84 wins to their name, while only 49 draws have been played out between two of English football's most decorated clubs.

Although United have not prevailed in any of the three most recent contests, they are unbeaten in their last half-a-dozen home encounters against the North Londoners.

Nevertheless, two-and-a-half years have passed since United got the better of Arsenal in a Premier League fixture.

Prediction: Manchester United 3-1 Arsenal

Posted: (3 weeks ago) on 31-10-2020 09:23 PM | Hero