Man United vs Watford Prediction: Cristiano Ronaldo to come alive against Watford
Manchester United will travel to Vicarage Road to take on Watford in the Premier League on Saturday. The Red Devils suffered a 2-0 humiliating loss at the hands of their bitter rivals Manchester City and need to give a fitting reply to the Hornets in the next clash.
Watford lost to Arsenal by a solitary goal in their last game and have to bring back their winning momentum.
Man United vs Watford Prediction and Odds: Preview
Manchester United have a number of injury concerns as the likes of Paul Pogba, Luke Shaw, Scott McTominay, Victor Lindelof and Raphael Varane are currently on the sidelines with injury and are uncertain for the next match. The Gaffer needs to tweak his lineup in a bid to introduce some new names into the team.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under tremendous pressure to deliver and any mishaps would see him losing his job after the next match.The Red Devils are already way behind in the title race and cannot afford any more slipups.United need to undergo a number of changes to deal with the challenges.
David De Gea has been excellent throughout the season but he shouldn’t have conceded the Bernardo Silva goal in the City match as a goalkeeper of his calibre would not have done that.Harry Maguire has failed to replicate his last season’s form and has faced severe criticism for his performance on the pitch.
Wan-Bissaka’s attacking output hasn’t been deemed enough for United and Diogo Dalot may come into the equation if the situation doesn’t improve.Raphael Varane’inclusion helped in stabilising the defence to some extent but his injury problems have hurt United very badly in recent times.
Solskjaer has preferred Fred in the middle of the pitch although the Brazilian hasn’t been at his best this season. He has the tendency to lose the ball most often which often resulted in an opponent’s counter.
Donny hasn’t had the chance to prove his worth and with Paul Pogba missing it would be the ideal platform to unleash the Dutch midfielder. He is a perfect fit in the double pivot and can use his intelligent passes to unlock the opposition defence.
Bruno Fernandes has been quite good for United and he needs to find that incisive pass for the goal. He also loves to take a go at the goal himself and can find his rhythm if United start to dominate games.Cristiano Ronaldo is frustrated over the lack of service and the other players need to ensure he gets the ball pretty frequently. In Edinson Cavani United do have a potent goal scorer and could be utilised in a more regular manner.
Watford have been a very unpredictable side. In one match they thrashed Everton 5-2 but went on to lose their next to matches as they couldn’t build on their win against the Toffees. But with United’s backline getting slaughtered this season on a regular basis the Hornets attackers can fancy their chances.
Josh King displayed his attacking prowess with a well deserved hat-trick against Everton and should be ready for this game. On his day Ismaila Sarr can cause damage to any opponents and it would be interesting to see how Alex Telles handles him.
In the last eight matches United have scored 1.87 goals on average. Given United’s strong squad the Red Devils should win this tie by at least two goals.
Man United vs Watford Prediction and Odds: Match Odds
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Man United vs Watford Prediction and Odds: Recent Form
United suffered a harrowing 5-0 defeat at the hands of Liverpool followed by a 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. Their 2-0 loss against City might be seen as another defeat but they had a taste of their own medicine as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s strategy got crucified by Pep Guardiola in a unique fashion.
Watford thumped Everton 5-2 with a late flurry of goals but got defeated by a similar margin against Southampton and Arsenal.
Man United vs Watford Prediction and Odds: Predicted Lineup
David De Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof, Alex Telles; Fred, Donny van de Beek; Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood, Jadon Sancho; Cristiano Ronaldo
Ben Foster; Danny Rose, Nicolas N’Koulou, Craig Cathcart, Kiko Femenia; Moussa Sissoko; Ozan Tufan, Tom Cleverley, Emmanuel Dennis, Ismaila Sarr; Josh King
Man United vs Watford Prediction and Odds: Sofascore Ratings
Man United vs Watford Prediction and Odds: Head to Head
Both the teams have faced each other 35 times so far. Manchester United have a quite envious record against the Hornets.
The Red Devils have won 24 matches so far while Watford have claimed 6 victories. 5 games have been drawn.
Man United vs Watford Prediction and Odds: Predicted Winner
Despite United’s recent struggles, ss per the latest betting predictions United are favourites to win the match.
Man United vs Watford Prediction and Odds: Latest Tweets
Originally Tweeted By Mike (MikeLUHG_18_0)
The audacity. The Manchester United captain has his sister taking shots at arguably our best ever captain after shipping 7 to the scousers and City in 2 weeks. If we had a real fanbase this fella would be hounded out tommrow. Hope this helps
Originally Tweeted By Temi (TemiTalks_)
Roy Keane bullying Maguire? When Keane was absolutely ripping into Fred after the Man City game I didn’t hear a peep. The captain of Manchester United is held to a higher standard and Keane can attest to that. Bullying? Do me a favor Gabby #mufc
Originally Tweeted By MD VIEW (MDVIEW15)
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