Strongest Manchester United XI To Face Leicester City: A Young Attacking Duo To Start In LVG’s 4-3-3

Manchester United vs Leicester City is one of the most awaited fixtures of this weekend.

A win would guarantee Leicester their first ever Premier League title. The closest Leicester City came in winning the title was back in 1928-29 season where they finished their campaign as the Runners-up. Manchester United, on the other hand, will be looking to get a 7th straight home win in the fixture and a win would bring them closer to the 4th spot.

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Jamie Vardy will be absent for the Foxes as he got pinned with an extra match ban. It was a big question that how Leicester will cope without Vardy but they answered their critics in style as they thrashed Swansea city by 4 goals to nil in their last premier league fixture at King Power Stadium.

Looking at the team’s recent form, Manchester United have won 4 of their last 6 games and have lost 2. Furthermore, Leicester City in their last six games have won 5 and have drawn 1.

Here is the Predicted Lineup for Manchester United that could face Leicester City on 1st of May-

Goalkeeper: David De Gea-

An obvious choice. He has been a standout performer for the club this season and it won’t be a shock if he wins the player of the year award for the club.

Defence: Valencia; Smalling; Blind; Fosu-Mensah-

Valencia has shown a great improvement recently and van Gaal might choose the Ecuadorian to start the game at the right flank. He has great pace and a strong physical built and that’s why he is the favourite contender for the position. Smalling and Blind have been performing really well. Blind have silenced all his critics and the Dutch captain is surely enjoying his time with Smalling at the back. Darmian had a great game against Crystal Palace, but he has not been a consistent performer and hence, the young Dutch might get his chance.

Midfielder: Carrick; Schneiderlin; Rooney-

4-3-3 formation worked for Manchester United and had positive results as well. United will have to be well disciplined in their defence and for that, Michael Carrick will be a good option instead of Fellaini for the Dutch. Schneiderlin will support Carrick in the heart of the pitch and Rooney could help the strikers up front and drop back when in need.

Forwards: Mata; Rashford;Martial-

Though they are very young to command the attack of the team, but they trio is quick, they have the ability to tear the defence with vision and dribbling skills. With Rooney at their support they three might crack the code of Leicester’s solid defence.

Written by Swapnil Bhopatkar

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