Manchester United vs Norwich – Preview and Prediction



After going five games without a win and loosing their last match to newly promoted side Bournemouth, Manchester United are preparing to return to winning ways as they host Norwich City at Old Trafford on Saturday.

On the other hand, Norwich City are struggling for survival at the bottom part of the table and are hoping to get something out of the weekends game.

While Manchester United are boastful of their home record, having lost none but they are finding it difficult to score on their home soil as they have scored only nine which is considered poor for a team like United.

Manchester United vs Norwich – Form Guide


Manchester United vs Norwich – Head-to-Head Stats


Norwich City are always out favour at Old Trafford as they have not tasted victory at the stadium since August 1989, United have won their last four games between them scoring 13 goals and conceding just one goal.

Manchester United – Team News

Its likely that Wayne Rooney will be available for selection after he missed the last three matches due to ankle complaint, Chris Smalling and Ander Herrera are also near full recovery from their injury, but Jesse Lingard and Darmian Matteo still have a some weeks to go after they sustained injuries against Bournemouth.

Bastian Schweinstiger is unavailable for the game as he is serving the second game ban from his three game ban suspension.

Manchester United – Predicted Line-up


Norwich City – Team News

Youngster goal keeper Declan Rudd will still retain his place in the starting line up, displacing the experienced John Ruddy.

Norwich City – Predicted Line-up

Norwich Lineup vs Manchester United 19Dec2015 by LeagueLane

Manchester United vs Norwich – Prediction

Manchester United are not in a fantastic mode, but it will be difficult to see united go six games without a win and put their top four position in jeopardy.

However Norwich City will be looking to steer things up at Old Trafford and may be grab an unexpected victory and break the jinx as they struggle to get out of the relegation zone.