Manchester United Starting XI Prediction at Leicester City


Manchester United head to Fulham FC on Saturday in a renewal of a series that has been ridiculously one-sided. In 27 previous meetings in league play, United have won a whopping 19 times while Fulham have just three triumphs; to go along with five draws.

Fulham have conceded 55 goals in 25 games while United are undefeated in their last ten games (nine wins, one draw). The Red Devils won the reverse fixture 4-1 in December. That was also the final home game of the Jose Mourinho era.

Let’s take a look at who Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may start in this clash. With a very rough run of fixtures just ahead, expect the Norwegian to rest a couple of his starters and pull a few of them early in the second half.


When you have a match-up like this, with one red hot side versus a team that’s floundering, there are various different football betting strategies that you can take. Consider first what the experts think. Google’s result probability sees United with a 59% of winning, a draw at 23% while the Craven Cottagers stand just an 18% of grabbing all three points.

While the odds, according to Betfair, break down as follows- United are backed at 13/20, a draw is priced at 16/5 while Fulham’s odds for a win are at 9/2.

The Bank   MUFC Starting XI Prediction at Fulham FC (4-3-3)

Attack:  Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku, Jesse Lingard

Midfielders:    Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic, Fred

Defenders:   Luke Shaw, Victor Lindelof, Chris Smalling, Diogo Dalot

Goalkeeper: David de Gea

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Manchester United at Fulham FYIs

Kick-off: Saturday February 9, Craven Cottage, 12:30pm (BST), 7:30am (EST),

Injury Report for both teams: go to this link

Manager Press conference videos and quotes: coming Friday

Prediction: United 3, Fulham 0

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, a former writer for NBC and Chicago, regularly appears as a guest pundit on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation

He also contributes sociopolitical essays to Chicago NowFollow him on Twitter and Instagram. The content of his cat’s Instagram account is unquestionably superior to his.

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