MANCHESTER UNITED continue their hunt for the top four as they host arch-nemesis Leeds United at Elland Road in front of the fans this afternoon.
This is the first time the two sides have faced off in a clash in Leeds since 2003.
The Red Devils sent Brighton in their final match with the goals of Portuguese duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes.
And next, they will have to face the side of Leeds, who are entering this match behind the back of a 0-3 defeat to Everton.
Even though From Manchester United This season, the team that won the Premier League 13 times is ranked 4th on the table.
But they do have games assigned to teams lower than them, which can be a pain in the ass.
What time does Leeds vs Man Utd start?
- Leeds United vs Manchester United takes place on Sunday, February 20 – TODAY.
- The match is scheduled to start at 2pm UK time.
- It’s happening at Elland Road.
- Manchester United won 5-1 when the two sides met at Old Trafford at the start of the season.
What channel is Leeds vs Man Utd on and can I stream it live?
- Leeds United vs Manchester United is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.
- Coverage starts at 1pm – an hour before kick-off.
- To stream the match live, visit Now TV or the Sky Sports app.
Leeds captain Liam Cooper and England talisman Kalvin Phillips are expected to return until March while talisman Patrick Bamford has a foot problem that must keep him in the treatment room.
France international Raphael Varane is likely to return to the first team after missing the midweek win over the Seagulls.
But Edinson Cavani is still suffering from a groin injury and Nemanja Matic is yet to start his shin problems, which means the pair are a matter of doubt.
As for Eric Bailly, the Ivory Coast player will continue to be benched due to an ankle injury he received while on international duty at AFCON.
Leeds won 3/1
Man Utd won 20/23
* Odds from Betfair is correct as of Friday, February 18
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Leeds’ season has been hampered by injuries to key players.
This will weigh heavily on any team at the top or bottom but Marcelo Bielsa’s team is particularly absent from the likes of Patrick Bamford and Kalvin Phillips.
There is no respite for the medical team at Elland Road this season.
Lack of men
Patrick Bamford, Liam Cooper, Leo Hjelde and Kalvin Phillips are all sidelined.
Marcelo Bielsa has not ruled out Stuart Dallas despite his injury in their final game against Everton.
Julian Firpo will return after a month due to injury.
Rangnick will be able to welcome Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford and Raphael Varane (stomach ailment) back into the starting lineup after all missed their final games.
Nemanja Matic may also be present, but Edison Cavani is not yet present.
Their win over Brighton in midweek ended a three-match winless streak.
Leeds’ only win in their last 16 top-flight matches against Man Utd was a 1–0 win at Elland Road in September 2002, decided by a Harry Kewell goal.
Bielsa’s side have lost five of their last eight Premier League games, as many defeats as they suffered in their opening 15 games this season.
This match gives them the chance to turn their form around with a big win over one of their bitterest opponents.
Run on the road
Man Utd are unbeaten in their last six, winning three of their last five, while they are unbeaten away from home since a 4-1 defeat to Watford that saw Solskjaer sacked.
Bruno Fernandes has had 5 goals and 1 assist in just 3 appearances against Leeds.
He has created 71 chances in the Premier League this season, more than any other top player.
Welcome to Leeds vs Man Utd
The fierce rivalry between these two clubs continues today with an important game for both teams in terms of their ability to correct some mistakes from their late form.
The constant chatter about rifts and disagreements in Rangnick’s squad will spur the German to take his team out today and put on a performance to silence their critics. .
Against Everton in their last game, Leeds really failed to turn up and their form is dragging them into a relegation battle that no one expected this season after finishing 9th.order in their first season back in the top flight.
There are whispers of ‘second season syndrome’ at Elland Road starting and Marcelo Bielsa will have a point to prove in front of the house faithful this afternoon.
Man Utd are the only team to have scored in all away matches in the Premier League this season, the last time they failed to score in an away game against Leeds in April 2021.
Rangnick’s side are looking to complete their first league double against Leeds since the 1999-2000 campaign.
Daniel James could become the first player to score a Premier League goal for both clubs in this match.
Leeds have earned just 13 points from 11 home games this season, the fourth-worst record in the league.
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