Friday 10 Aug

Manchester United vs. Leicester Match Preview

10 Aug 2018 Keith M. ENGLAND: Premier League
ENGLAND: Premier League

Manchester United

  • D
  • W
  • L
  • W
  • L

vs

Kick-off
19:00 GMT
10 August 2018

Leicester City

  • W
  • D
  • L
  • D
  • W

Kick-off
19:00 GMT 10 August 2018

The Manchester United vs. Leicester match will be played on Friday, August 10, at the Old Trafford, Manchester. This is the opening game of English Premier League 2018/19 season.

STATS

  • Manchester United won only two out of their last seven games in all competitions. In the last friendly match they played before the start of the season, they were defeated against Bayern Munich by 1:0.
  • Leicester was defeated only once in their last five games. In six out of the last seven games we saw over 2.5 goals.

HEAD TO HEAD

In their last ten games, Manchester United recorded six victories, Leicester had one win, while three matches ended in a draw. In six out of those ten games both teams scored at least one goal.

MANCHESTER UNITED NEWS

Manchester United failed to complete a transfer of any player during a deadline day, which was the first time since Jose Mourinho came to the club. Their most significant acquisition was Fred from Shakthar Donetsk, but many of their players, including Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial are reportedly unhappy at the club and they wanted to be transferred during the summer. They both stayed for now, and it will be interesting to see the behavior of these players in the start of the season.

Latest matches: Manchester United

05.08.2018 Club Bayern Munich Manchester United 1:0 L
01.08.2018 Inte Manchester United Real Madrid 2:1 W
28.07.2018 Inte Manchester United Liverpool FC 1:4 L
26.07.2018 Inte AC Milan Manchester United 9:10 W
22.07.2018 Club San Jose Earthquakes Manchester United 0:0 D

LEICESTER NEWS

Leicester finally sold Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City, and they decided to completely remodel the team after their biggest star left the club. Leicester bought many players as well, especially defenders Jonny Evans, Caglar Soyuncu. Ricardo Pereira and Filip Benkovic, while the club decided to release Robert Huth. It will be interesting to see how will remodeled Leicester's team fair in the match against the reigning champion.

Latest matches: Leicester City

04.08.2018 Club LOSC Leicester City 1:2 W
01.08.2018 Club Leicester City Valencia CF 1:1 D
28.07.2018 Club Leicester City Udinese Calcio 1:2 L
25.07.2018 Club Leicester City Akhisar Bld Spor 0:0 D
21.07.2018 Club Notts County Leicester City 1:4 W

SUMMING UP!

Manchester United is certainly the favorite to win this clash. We expect to see over 2.5 goals.

About the author - Keith M.

Dedicated tipster with five years of experience. Devoted Arsenal fan and sports writer.

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