DER vs MUN Dream11 Match Preview: Manchester United will be eager to advance in the FA Cup as they take on Derby County in the fifth round. Prior to this, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side won registered wins against Wolves after a replay at home, followed by a 6-0 thumping versus Tranmere Rovers. Meanwhile, The Rams have impressed as well by beating Crystal Palace followed by Northampton in the cup competition. Though the Red Devils will be fancying their chances, Derby County at home could pose a serious challenge.
Date- Friday, March 6
Kick-Off- 1:15 AM (IST)
Former Manchester United hero Wayne Rooney will be expected to feature at the number 10 role and will be up for the challenge. However, players such as Tom Huddleston, Duane Holmes, Krystian Bielik are on the sidelines due to injury. Chris Marin impressed in the last game versus Sheffield Wednesday through a hat trick of assists and could get yet another start. Curtis Davies could be made available in defence alongside Andre Wisdom, Scott Malone and Jayden Bogle.
Though Anthony Martial recovered on time in the 1-1 draw to Everton, he could be given a break as Odion Ighalo is likely to step in. Eric Bailly is also likely to be back in central defence alongside Harry Maguire. Jesse Lingard, Andreas Pereira and Diogo Dalot will also be in contention of starting for the away side. Axel Tuanzebe and Timothy Fosu-Mensah have returned to training and could be named on the squad. Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba remain on the sidelines due to injury.
DER (Expected Playing 11)- Roos; Malone, Davies, Wisdom, Bogle; Shinnie, Bird; Lawrence, Rooney, Knight; Martin
MUN (Expected Playing 11)- Romero; Dalot, Bailly, Maguire, Williams; Fred, McTominay; Mata, Lingard, Greenwood; Ighalo
All-time top scorer of Manchester United Wayne Rooney will be eager to get on the scoresheet for Derby County against his former club. The 34-year-old has three goals, two assists and has a pass accuracy of 80.8% from 976 minutes in the Championship this season.
Mason Greenwood has made a significant impact in his first-ever season in the senior team for Manchester United. The 18-year-old has 13 goals from 35 games in all competitions this season as he could earn you points in today match prediction.
Chris Martin can pack a punch while leading the line of attack for Derby County. Martin has seven goals, six assists and a pass accuracy of 71% from 1360 minutes in the Championship.
Odion Ighalo hasn’t had many starts for Manchester United but has bagged a goal and could have had more had he been more clinical. Having said that, the centre-forward could get on the scoresheet for his side against Derby and could earn the user maximum points on Dream11 match prediction.
Though it might be a tricky affair, Manchester United might be able to nick the win.
Goalkeeper- K Roos
Defenders- B Williams, E Baily, C Davies, D Dalot
Midfielders- J Mata, M Bird, G Shinnie
Forwards- M Greenwood, O Ighalo (C), W Rooney (VC)
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