Man City vs Man United: Betting Tips, H2H, Predicted lineup and Match Preview

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On Sunday, March 3, 2024, at 15:30 UTC, Manchester City will host Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium for Round 27 of the Premier League.

Manchester City Form

Manchester City is currently second in the Premier League, trailing Liverpool by just one point after 26 games. In their last five matches across various competitions, City secured four wins and a draw. Notably, they won 3-1 against Copenhagen in the Champions League Round of 16 first leg, and in the Premier League, they drew 1-1 with Chelsea.

Their recent victories include a 1-0 win against Brentford and another 1-0 win against Bournemouth, both secured by Erling Haaland and Phil Foden, respectively. In the FA Cup Fifth Round against Luton Town, City dominated with a 6-2 win, with Haaland scoring five goals.

Manchester United Form

Manchester United currently stands sixth in the Premier League with 14 wins, two draws, and ten losses, totaling 44 points. In their recent five games across all competitions, they won four and lost one. Notably, they secured a 3-0 victory against West Ham and a 2-1 win over Aston Villa with Scott McTominay scoring late. They also won 2-1 against Luton Town, but suffered a 2-1 defeat to Fulham, and most recently, won 1-0 against Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup Fifth Round with Casemiro scoring in the 89th minute.

Head to Head

Manchester City and Manchester United have faced each other 191 times since their inaugural encounter in 1891. Manchester United holds a superior record in the rivalry, securing 78 victories, while Manchester City has 60 wins. The remaining 53 matches concluded in draws.

The most recent league clash between these teams occurred on October 29, 2023, during Premier League match day 10. The match concluded with Manchester City winning 3-0 against Manchester United.

Team news

As of now, Pep Guardiola's team has one player sidelined due to injury, and there is a high probability that Josko Gvardiol will make a return this week.

Jack Grealish is unlikely to participate due to a recurring groin injury sustained during the FA Cup victory.

Erik Ten Hag will have several players unavailable this weekend, including Luke Shaw, Lisandro Martinez, Anthony Martial, Tyrell Malacia, Hojlund, Mason Mount, and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.


Predicted Lineup

Manchester City possible lineup:

Ederson; Walker, Dias, Akanji, Ake; Rodri, Stones; Silva, De Bruyne, Foden, Haaland

Manchester United possible lineup:

Andre Onana; Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Victor Lindelof, Sofyan Amrabat; Casemiro, Kobie Manioo, Scott McTominay; Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Alejandro Garnacho

Manchester City vs Manchester United Prediction:

Considering common sense and recent history, the likelihood of Manchester United posing a significant challenge to Manchester City, especially given their track record at the Etihad Stadium, is minimal. However, in the unpredictable realm of football, there remains a slim chance, and even though the

Odds are against the Red Devils; Erik ten Hag could draw inspiration from Chelsea's approach and potentially orchestrate an upset.

Nevertheless, the probability of such an outcome doesn't even reach double digits. It's crucial to acknowledge that City has maintained an unbeaten streak in their last 11 league games, including four victories and a draw in their most recent five matches. This scenario doesn't bode well for Manchester United and significantly favors Manchester City, particularly with the fitness and form of Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne.

Prediction: Manchester City 2-1 Manchester United

Manchester City vs Manchester United Betting Tips:

Manchester City win.

Both teams to score: Yes.

Over 3.5 goals: No

Manchester City vs Manchester United Odds:

Manchester City win: 1.30

Draw: 6.20

Manchester United win: 9.20