Manchester United gear up to face Brentford at their home ground, Old Trafford, in a Round 8 showdown in the prestigious Premier League.
Manchester United recently faced a tough setback, suffering a disheartening 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace in the Premier League. This marked their second consecutive loss on their home turf. The squad, under the leadership of Erik Ten Hag, has faced challenges, losing four out of their seven games in the Premier League.
Brentford is embarking on their Premier League journey for the 2023-24 season with a mixed track record of two losses and three draws in their last five matches, Brentford is eagerly anticipating a positive outcome as they go up against the formidable team led by Erik ten Hag. The top bookmakers in India have fantastic Premier League odds with them.
Bruno Fernandes has truly been outstanding, already contributing to a total of four offensive actions, which makes him the top contender to score in the upcoming match.
The betting tip is...
Bruno Fernandes to score a goal
Luke Shaw (muscle) and Tyrell Malacia (knee) are sidelined due to injuries, and Aaron Wan-Bissaka is also unavailable due to a hamstring issue. However, there's a bright spot in their goalkeeper, Onana, who has been exceptional, making an impressive 28 saves. Although there have been a few mistakes by him, he is quite dependable. Hojlund has looked bright and is expected to retain his place in playing 11
The team heavily depends on the attacking skills of Casemiro and Bruno Fernandes, who have collectively contributed to five goals and four assists. What's noteworthy is their remarkable accuracy in shots, with a 17.2% success rate for Casemiro and an impressive 27.6% for Fernandes.
Amrabat is expected to start for United.
Predicted Lineup: Andre Onana, Victor Lindelof, Lisandro Martinez, Diogo Dalot, Sergio Reguilon, Casemiro, Christian Eriksen, Facundo Pellistri, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Rasmus Hojlund.
Brentford is currently trailing Manchester United by just two points in the league standings, securing the 14th position. Under the guidance of Thomas Frank, the club has shown consistent improvement. Notably, B. Mbeumo and Wissa have been outstanding, with impressive on-target shot rates of 24.1% and 20.1%, respectively, making them key players for the team. The team finished at 9th place last season, which wasn't really expected and would love repeat their triumphs this season
Unfortunately, Rico Henry, Josh Dasilva, and Shandon Baptiste won't be available for the squad. Additionally, Mikkel Damsgaard's participation remains uncertain at this time.
Ajer is expected to start against United.
Predicted Lineup: Flekken, Janelt , Mbuemo, Lewis-Potter, Wissa, Roerslev, Collins, Pinnock, Hickey , Jensen, Norgaard.
Manchester United is gearing up for a formidable showdown against Brentford, and it promises to be a thrilling encounter. Unfortunately, United's performance this season has been less than impressive, with the expectations they have set over the past few decades, as they've maintained an average possession rate of just 49.38%. This has raised legitimate concerns about their ability to compete at the highest level with consistency
On the flip side, Brentford enters this clash with a golden opportunity to showcase their dominance. They possess a dynamic and adaptable attacking lineup, with an impressive average possession rate of 53%. Armed with these strengths, they appear more than capable of effortlessly breaching United's defense. We anticipate Manchester United to emerge as the victors in this match, with a slight edge over Brentford