Copenhagen is set to face off against Manchester United in a thrilling showdown at Parken during Round 4 of the Champions League.
At present, Copenhagen finds themselves at the bottom of the league table, having struggled to secure a win in this season's Champions League. Their recent encounter with Manchester United ended in a loss, adding pressure to their quest to advance past the group stage. The team is in dire need of a victory in this match to boost their chances of progression.
On the flip side, Manchester United has faced challenges in this season's Champions League campaign. With just one win out of three matches, they currently hold the 3rd position in the standings, looking to improve their standing and secure a stronger foothold in the tournament. The top bookmakers in India have fantastic Champions League odds with them.
Both teams have been scoring at an impressive rate of more than 1.5 goals per game this season, making this upcoming match a promising goal-scoring spectacle.
The betting tip is...
Both teams to score a goal
Regrettably, the Danish team will face this match without key players such as Valdemar Lund, Theo Sander, William Clem, and Mohamed Elyounoussi.
On a brighter note, Lukas Lerager is in top-notch form, boasting an impressive 20% shots-on-target rate. His remarkable performance has significantly influenced the team's overall play. But that's not all – Grabara has shone, making 52 crucial saves, and stands out as a player to keep a close eye on during the game.
Viktor Claesson is expected to start for Copenhagen
Predicted Lineup: Kamil Grabara, Diks, Christian Sørensen, Denis Vavro,Ankersen, Højlund, Lukas Lerager, Falk, Viktor Claesson / Cornelius, Larson, Diogo Goncalves
Apart from the unfortunate injuries sidelining Lisandro Martinez, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Luke Shaw, and Tyrell Malacia, there is also uncertainty surrounding the availability of the Brazilian midfielder, Casemiro.
Given these obstacles, the team is placing a considerable focus on the performances of Rasmus Højlund and M Rashford. Their contributions are of utmost importance to Manchester United, particularly during this demanding phase.
Notably, Rasmus Højlund boasts an impressive 21.4% accuracy in getting his shots on target, while M Rashford maintains a solid 14.3% accuracy in the same regard, making their roles pivotal for the team.
Defender Victor Lindelof might start for United.
Predicted Lineup: Onana, Dalot, Maguire, Evans, Amrabat; Ekrison, Lindelof, Scott McTominay, Fernandes, Rashford; Hojlund.
Copenhagen is preparing for a tough match against Manchester United, and it's going to be a real test. Their performance this season has been average, with an average possession of only 53.47%.
Manchester United, currently occupying the third spot in the table, approaches this upcoming match with high stakes, knowing that a round-of-16 berth hinges on their performance. The team has been struggling recently, and the spotlight is squarely on manager Erik Ten Hag. Nevertheless, this fixture presents a golden opportunity for Manchester United to showcase their dominance and maintain their winning momentum.
Their attacking arsenal, spearheaded by the likes of Højlund, Fernandes, and M Rashford, exudes power and versatility. With such offensive prowess at their disposal, they appear well-equipped to dismantle Kobenhavn's defense with the utmost confidence.