Stoke City vs Manchester United
English Premier League, Season 2017/18
Date: Saturday, 9th September 2017
Kick-off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Bet365 Stadium (Stoke on Trent).
Home record a confidence booster for Stoke City as they look to tie down the inform Manchester United on matchday 4.
Stoke City started the season with a 1-0 away defeat at Everton. But they were quick to bounce back with a narrow win of the same magnitude at the expense of Arsenal. Then, they almost snatched another three points away at West Brom. But an unlucky own-goal at the death resulted in a 1-1 stalemate. Despite the result, Mark Hughes can take plenty of positives from his team as they look solid on all departments of play.
On the other hand, Manchester United made a solid start to their campaign with three wins on the bounce. And they scored 10 goals in total and are yet to conceded one. The new signings Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic were quick to settle down with their new team mates. While the biggest praise has to go to Paul Pogba, who bossed the midfield in all three games and got himself in the score sheet on two occasions.
Stoke City vs Manchester United: Head-to-head
Stoke City avoided defeats in 4 of their last 5 Premier League meetings with Manchester United, won 1 and drawn 3.
The two Premier League fixture of last season ended in 1-1 stalemates.
The Potters are unbeaten in their last four Premier League home games against United, 2 wins and 2 draws. Man United were unbeaten in six previous visits with 5 wins and 1 draw.
Manchester United have scored in 9 of their last 10 visits to Stoke.
Stoke City vs Manchester United: Prediction
Manchester United are in brilliant form and they must avoid complacency to break the jinx at Britannia Stadium. Stoke had a poor record against top teams in the league last season, but they had got over the voodoo with the recent win over Arsenal. Therefore, things won’t be easy for Mourinho’s men and the Potters certainly look good to take something out of this game.
Stoke City vs Manchester United: Bet Tips
Both Teams to Score for 2.04 with Unibet
Stoke City +1.5 Asian Handicap for 1.58 odds with is a potential banker.
Meanwhile, brave punters can go with a Double Chance – Stoke or Draw for 2.70 at Unibet.