Premier League preview: Manchester United vs Sheffield United

Manchester United will be looking to extend their stay at the top of the Premier League table when they face Sheffield United at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.

The Reds go into the game on the back of a terrific 3-2 victory over Liverpool in the FA Cup whilst the Blades ran out 2-1 winners over Plymouth Argyle.

Eric Bailly is widely expected to return to the starting eleven to face Sheffield United after missing United’s victory over Liverpool at the weekend whilst Victor Lindelof could also be set to recalled to the squad after missing the last few weeks with a back injury.

Sat two points clear at the top of the Premier League table Manchester United find themselves in a fantastic position going into the latter stages of the season and in facing Sheffield United on Wednesday it provides the club a fantastic opportunity to stay at the top of the Premier League table.

The Blades have found life difficult in the Premier League this season and currently sit rock bottom of the table cut adrift from the rest, and this is a game United should be taking all three points from.

It wont be easy and the visitors will undoubtedly look to make life difficult for United but should the Reds turn up and play like we know they can then they should have far too much for Sheffield United and take all three points.

An early goal in these type of games can be crucial and if United can grab one early doors then it will go along way to beating the blades.

With games coming thick and fast ahead its essential United gather some winning momentum together for the coming weeks ahead.

The Reds currently find themselves in a fantastic position at the top of the table and are also in the hunt for both the European and FA Cup and if Solskjaer can sort out United’s inconsistency and keep the winning momentum going then it will go a long way to making this season a successful one.

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One response to “Premier League preview: Manchester United vs Sheffield United”

  1. Dirshaye says:

    Please leave Antony Martial on the bench.