Manchester United Starting XI Prediction vs Leicester City

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Here we go- the curtain is raised on the 2018-19 Premier League season in just a few hours! Manchester United hosts Leicester City in the very first fixture of the regular season and match up of the 2012-13 and 2015-16 league champions. This match has some added intrigue in that Leicester central defender Harry Maguire was a transfer target of United’s this summer.

Obviously, it didn’t happen (go here for the United transfer window analysis, recap and report card), but the English international will get the chance to see what he’s missing out on first hand, in the very first game.

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Both teams will be somewhat limited in selection, as both sides have players who went on deep runs with their national teams in the World Cup, and aren’t match fit yet, having just returned from holiday to their clubs only recently.

Injury Report for Both Teams: go to this link

The Sports Bank MUFC Starting XI Prediction 4-3-3

 Alexis Sanchez   Marcus Rashford    Juan Mata

    Fred         Scott McTominay    Andres Pereira

    Luke Shaw       Eric Bailly      Victor Lindelof     Matteo Darmian

David de Gea

Odds via Betway: United 11/20, Draw 14/5, Leicester 6/1

Jose Mourinho Press Conference Video: go to this link

Prediction: United 0, Leicester City 0

As always feel free to post your own MUFC starting XI and match score predictions in the comments section below.

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  1. worst prediction
    This is better
    M Rashford A. Sanchez Martial/Mata
    Pogba A Herrera/Fellaini Fred
    A Young M Rojo Eric Bailly Dalot
    De Gea

  2. Domnic Fernandes says:

    manu should be happy with what they have. consistency and team work will bear good results. Let the hard work and results speak for them. All the best guys for 2018-19

  3. William Harawa says:

    Manu 2: Leicester 0

  4. This gonna be a bad season for man utd.
    am so angry with the board,no deadline day transfer.

  5. Abdul Azeez Usman says:

    glazer ? and Ed Woodward doesnt care Man United fans feelings,we aren’t delighted with u guys since u took over.unlike former CEO Mr David Gills and core.Up manunited

  6. Man United has lost the idea of transfer I prefer thus:
    Degea
    Young,rojo,baily,dalot
    Fred, pererra,matic,fellani/pogba
    Sanchez, lukaku/rasford

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