Manchester United will renew the rivalry between them and Arsenal as they host Arsenal at Old Trafford in Super Sunday’s English Premier League fixture.
Arsenal will be looking forward to a win so as to keep their heads up after a 2-0 home loss to Barcelona in UEFA Champions League first leg knock-out stage, while Manchester United will be seeking a revenge from their 3-0 loss to Arsenal in October 2015.
Manchester United vs Arsenal: Form Comparison
Both teams have a ten points different between them as Arsenal are sitting in third place with 51 points while Manchester United are fifth place in the table with 41 points.
Arsenal are just 2 points behind league leaders Leicester City while Manchester United are 12 points behind League leaders and 6 points behind 4th place Manchester City.
Manchester United have failed to win in their last two league matches and have only one win from their last 4 matches. There is much more worrying stats for Manchester United fans as their teams has only won in 2 of their last 6 home matches, with 2 of them being defeats.
The wins against Leicester and Bournemouth put Arsenal back on winning track before going winless in 4 consecutive league matches. The 2-0 defeat against Barcelona in Champions League is the fifth match the Gunners failed to score in their last 8 competitive matches.
Manchester United : Team News
The Red Devils have the most injuries in the Premier League, 14 of Louis Van Gaal’s men are injured, leaving him with limited choice.
Januzaj is set to return from a Hamstring on 25th feb also Marcos Rojo will be fit same day while phil Jones and De Gea could make a return on 28th February.
Antonio Valencia returns on 2nd of March while the rest still has more than one month to recover.
Manchester United : Predicted Lineup (4-2-3-1)
Romero – Blind, Smalling, Varela, Riley – Schneiderlin, Herrera – Mata, Depay, Lingard – Martial.
Arsenal : Team News
Arsenal are a bit relieved from injury woes as they only have 4 players on their injury list.
G.Paulista who is out on Hamstring, Rosicky has Thigh Muscle strain, Carzorla has a knee injury while Wilshere is out on shin injury.
Arsenal : Predicted Lineup (4-2-3-1)
Cech – Koscielny, Mertesacker, Monreal, Bellerin – Ramsey, Coquelin – Sanchez, Ozil, Walcott – Giroud.
Manchester United vs Arsenal : Head-to-Head Stats
Manchester United are unbeaten in the last 8 home matches in Premier League against Arsenal. The Gunners last league win at Old Trafford came in September 2006, Emmanuel Adebayor scored in the 86th minute to grab a 1-0 victory.
Manchester United vs Arsenal : Prediction
Manchester United will brace up for a revenge to their 3-0 defeat in their last game, being that their morale is high form their winning form, meanwhile Arsenal are focusing on the Premier League to end their long awaited pursuit for the trophy.
I think the game will end in draw, I say 1 goal to each side (1-1).