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Manchester United v Arsenal: Match Preview, Team News, Predictions, Venue & Where To Watch Details

Varun Nair
2.19K   //    04 Dec 2018, 22:52 IST

Will the Gunners make it 20 matches unbeaten?
Will the Gunners make it 20 matches unbeaten?

Once the biggest fixture in the Premier League era filled with the intensity and passion that you would see in a knockout final and grace by the legendary managers Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger and their legendary feuds, Manchester United are set to face Arsenal in what could be one of the matches that could determine the Red Devils chances of getting in to the Top 4 of the Premier League.

Manchester United have been hampered by the inconsistent form that has seen them playing out a goalless draw at home to Crystal Palace and then a 2-2 draw away at St Mary's park to bottom team Southampton. The Red Devils have not registered a single victory in their last 3 league matches.

Arsenal, on the other hand, arrives with all guns blazing with the Gunners thumping city rivals Tottenham Hotspur in their last match. The Gunners are unbeaten in their last 19 matches in all competition.

Manchester United v Arsenal: Kick-off Information

Date: 5th December 2018

Time: 21:00 (local time), 01:35 (IST)

Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester

Livestream: Hotstar

Manchester United v Arsenal: Team News

The Englishman will be a big miss for Jose Mourinho
The Englishman will be a big miss for Jose Mourinho

Mourinho is facing an injury crisis with Baily, Shaw, Jones, Smalling and Lukaku are all doubts for this fixture while Sanchez and Lindelof will miss out with injuries.


Ashley Young will also miss out through suspension after getting his 5th yellow card of the season. 

Ozil has been struggling with a back problem
Ozil has been struggling with a back problem

Unai Emery though has a much better squad to look upon with Monreal, Mavropanos and Welbeck injured while Granit Xhaka misses out through suspension. 

Mesut Ozil will be another big name that is likely to miss with a back problem. 

Manchester United v Arsenal: Predicted Line-up

Manchester United: De Gea, Dalot, Rojo, Jones, Darmain, Fred, Pogba, Matic, Martial, Rashford, Lukaku

Arsenal: Leno, Mustafi, Papastathopoulos, Holding, Bellerin, Ramsey, Torreira, Kolasniac, Iwobi, Aubameyang, Lacazette

Manchester United v Arsenal: Form Guide

The last 5 competitive matches

Manchester United: D-W-D-L-W

Arsenal: W-W-W-D-D

Manchester United v Arsenal: Head to Head

Manchester United: 98 wins

Arsenal: 82 wins

Draw: 47

Manchester United v Arsenal: Prediction

Arsenal are in impressive form coming into this fixture and the North London side is expected to come on top with a victory over their Premier League rivals. Manchester United though are not an easy team to beat with the Red Devils showing spirit whenever they have gone a goal or two down in their last couple of matches.

Prediction: Manchester United 2-3 Arsenal

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