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MUN vs CRY Dream11 Prediction: Manchester United get their 2020-21 campaign belatedly underway when they welcome Crystal Palace to Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. Despite missing a whole host of players, Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace pulled off an excellent win over Southampton last week as they kept a clean sheet and Wilfred Zaha grabbed the winner. They now face a tough test as they travel up north to face Man Utd. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men did not have a match last week after they were given an extra week of rest due to their European exploits in August but will be raring to go here. They have already seen other rivals get wins under their belt and they will be hungry to get an opening win. Palace are never easy to break down but they are missing some key players and Bruno Fernandes, Rashford and Martial should have too much quality and ultimately break them down. It may take some time, but expect United to ease to victory in the second half.
Date: 19 September, Saturday
Time: 10:00 pm IST
Match: Manchester United vs Crystal Palace
Place: Old Trafford, Manchester
MUN: First Match
Head-to-head (Last 5 Matches)
Manchester United wins: 3
Crystal Palace wins: 1
Manchester United Team News
The Red Devils probably have one of the best midfielder in the whole of Europe at present, and fans have a lot of expectations over this team. And after recent domination by both of their arch-rivals, Liverpool and the Citizens, they feel that it’s finally their time to shine. The team had not played in the opening weekend, and will have their first official game of the season this Saturday – and they definitely would want to start their campaign on a positive note. The Red Devils are on a 13-fixture unbeaten run in the PL, and in the past ten months, they have lost just thrice at home.
Injury update, unavailability
There are no major injury concerns for Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer ahead of their league opener. The only players who are missing will be Phil Jones, who is suffering from a long-term injury, and Axel Tuanzebe.
MUN Playing 11 & Subs (probable)
Henderson; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Pogba, Matic; James, Bruno, Rashford; Martial
Subs (probable): Phil Jones, Jesse Lingard, Mason Greenwood
Crystal Palace Team News
Palace recorded a 1-0 win at home the last match-day, against Southampton. However, that was their first league game this season. Last time around, they had ended their campaign on an eight-match winless run (in the process of which they had gone through a seven-game losing run). That had been on one of the worst stretches of any team in the whole of the league towards the end of the last season, and if not for their form earlier in 2019-20, they would have even faced relegation.
Injury update, unavailability
Palace will have to cater to multiple injuries for the game against Manchester United, with James Tomkins, Nathan Ferguson, Connor Wickham sidelined. At the same time, Gary Cahill, Patrick van Aanholt and Christian Benteke are also likely to miss out.
CRY Playing 11 & Subs (probable)
Guaita; Ward, Kouyate, Cahill, Mitchell; Townsend, McArthur, Milijojevic, Zaha; Ayew, Batshuayi
Subs (probable): Scott Dann, Jeffrey Schlupp, Christian Benteke
Let’s take a look at the dream 11 prediction for today’s football match
Defenders: Mitchell, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Shaw
Midfielders: Bruno, Pogba, Zaha
Forwards: Rashford, Martial, Ayew
Marcus Rashford: The English international has scored 17 times after 31 matches in Premier League in the season 2019-20. He has won 25 ariel duels and 45 tackles and created 21 chances.
Jordan Ayew: He has scored 9 times and 2 assists after 38 match days in the 2019-20 season. Ayew has won 67 ariel duels and 121 tackles.
Bruno Fernandes: Fernandes has 8 goals and a total of 18 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 18.6%. He has a total of 9 assists, 10 key passes.
Wilfried Zaha: Zaha has scored 4 times with another 3 assists after 38 match days in the season 2019-20. His conversion rate for shots to goals is 7.02.
Who will win MUN vs CRY Today Match Prediction Football
The hosts are not in the best shape possible heading into this season opener, which is understandable given they have only had a month off. However, Solskjaer should still be able to name a team strong enough to see off Palace, who are struggling even more with injuries and whose win in the corresponding fixture last season was very much an exception to the rule in the Premier League era. We predict a 2-1 win for the hosts in today match prediction.