Manchester United vs Manchester City: Premier League 2022 Match: Fantasy Football Prediction And Match Details

Avignyan Mukhopadhyay
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Manchester United vs Manchester City is the upcoming match in the Premier League as Manchester City will be looking to tighten their grip at the top of the table when they take on Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

EPL Match Preview: Manchester United vs Manchester City

Manchester City:

The Citizens booked their place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup win a 2-0 win at Peterborough on Tuesday night but their focus will be firmly on Premier League matters this weekend. City saw their lead cut to just three points after Liverpool beat West Ham on Saturday evening. Therefore, Pep Guardiola's men desperately need victory over their rivals tomorrow in order to re-establish their six-point advantage.

Manchester United:

Man Utd make the short trip to the Etihad needing to pick up a positive result themselves to boost their top four hopes. The Red Devils are just two points ahead of Arsenal after drawing with Watford at Old Trafford last time out. The Gunners also have three games in hand so United will be looking to take at least a point off City to aid their chances of clinching a Champions League qualification spot this season.

The first Manchester Derby test for Ragnick will be an interesting spectacle to see.

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Recent Team Form in EPL:

Manchester City:

2-0 win over Brentford

4-0 win over Norwich City

3-2 defeat against Tottenham Hotspurs

1-0 win over Everton

2-0 win over Peterborough (FA Cup)

Manchester United:

1-1 draw against Burnley

1-1 draw against Southhampton

2-0 win over Brighton

4-2 win over Leeds United

0-0 draw against Watford

Team News: Manchester United vs Manchester City

Manchester City:

City have been handed a major blow with the news that Ruben Dias will miss the derby after being ruled out for up to six weeks with a thigh injury. Nathan Ake is also expected to miss out with a knock while Cole Palmer is a doubt with an ankle problem. Number two goalkeeper Zack Steffen faces a late fitness test due to a back injury.

Manchester United:

Manchester United have fresh injury concerns after their recent matches. Edinson Cavani who has suffered a groin injury and Cristiano Ronaldo who was not seen in the team hotel due to some unknown injury at this point Nevertheless, there are still chances that he could feature from the bench against the Citizens. Whether Rangnick will play Paul Pogba in midfield or not remains a big question because of his poor performance against Atletico Madrid.

United have Mason Greenwood on their suspension list as he is arrested due to his illegal acts. He remains suspended by Manchester United until further notice. Ralf Rangnick might be urged to start Varane and Lindelof at the back because of the duo's great pairing against Watford.

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Possible Line-ups:

Manchester City: Ederson; Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo; Kevin de Bruyne, Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan; Raheem Sterling, Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez.

Manchester United: David de Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Raphael Varane, Luke Shaw; Scott McTominay, Fred; Anthony Elanga, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho; Marcus Rashford.

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