Games are coming thick and fast for Manchester United at the moment as after beating Brighton in midweek, the Red Devils will be travelling to Elland Road to encounter Leeds United on Sunday.
Despite showcasing a lacklustre display, Ralf Rangnick’s side defeated the Seagulls at Old Trafford. Cristiano Ronaldo broke the deadlock early in the second half before Bruno Fernandes made it 2-0 in added time.
Meanwhile, Manchester United came away victorious against Leeds quite comfortably in the reverse fixture by 5-1 under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. And Marcelo Bielsa’s side will be hoping to take revenge for that defeat on Sunday.
Manchester United team news against Leeds United:
As per the team news provided by the club’s website, Raphael Varane was withdrawn from the starting eleven just before the kick-off in the previous game due to illness but he will be available for selection in this fixture. Edinson Cavani was also absent on Tuesday night and he will remain sidelined, while Nemanja Matic has returned to training and might be available for this game.
Ralf Rangnick does not like to rotate his winning combination and therefore, he is expected to go with the same eleven on Sunday.
David De Gea will start in goal and in front of the Spaniard, Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw will be the back four for the Red Devils.
Scott McTominay is expected to continue alongside Fred in the midfield, while Bruno Fernandes should be the more advanced midfielder in the 4-2-3-1 formation.
Jadon Sancho has started to showcase his talent in recent games and he will keep his place on the left-wing and Anthony Elanga will be on the opposite side. Cristiano Ronaldo should lead the line for Manchester United.
Manchester United predicted line-up against Leeds United(4-2-3-1):
David De Gea; Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Scott McTominay, Fred, Bruno Fernandes; Jadon Sancho, Cristiano Ronaldo, Anthony Elanga