Manchester United v Leeds United: Premier League Match-day 8
Sunday at Old Trafford, as Man U host Leeds in the Premier League.
This clash sees ninth play fifth, as struggling Leeds visit Old Trafford to face Man U.
This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Manchester United achieve 12 points
With a win in their previous game, (3-1) against Arsenal, Man U will likely be in a positive frame of mind.
Also, can Man U extend their incredible run of four wins? With 12 points, they currently sit fifth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws having won four games and lost two fixtures.
When Man U host Leeds, they will do so on the back of two wins and one defeats on their own ground.
Winning this fixture will see Manchester United on 15 points.
Going into Sunday’s game, Erik ten Hag without four of his players, due to illness or injury.
With the Premier League season well into its stride, Leeds United have managed to gain eight points
Leeds will take a huge positive from their recent 5-2 win against Brentford at Brentford Community Stadium.
Also, Leeds need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded two losses in their last three matches. With a ninth position in the league and 2 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws, they currently have eight points in the League having won two games, drawn two meetings, and lost two games.
Leeds will travel to Man U with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one dart and two defeat.
Leeds United will have 11 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Leeds, in terms of goals scored (10). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Rodrigo Moreno (4), Luis Sinisterra (2), and Brendan Aaronson (1). Leeds have shown a poor defensive display so far, having conceded 10 goals in their previous matches.
Leeds are missing five players through injury or illness. This will affect Jesse Marsch’s selection choices significantly.
Manchester United v Leeds United – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels Man U and Leeds have faced each other 30 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Man U’s favour (18 – 5). Additionally, Man U have seen victory in nine of the previous 15 games with Leeds. Their most recent encounter in this competition was February 2022 and the score line ended up with a 2-4 away win for The Whites.
For Man U, Marcus Rashford is a top performing player who has scoredthree goals in six League games this Premier League Season, while Rodrigo Moreno contributed withfour goals in six League matches this season for Leeds.