Manchester City vs Manchester United: Preview and Prediction
Manchester City vs Manchester United:
International Champions Cup 2016
Date: Monday, July 25, 2016
Kick-off: 12:30 UK Time
The Rivalry the two Manchester clubs, and the Rivalry between Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will be ignited when they meet each other on Monday at the National Stadium Beijing china for the second game of the International Champions Cup.
Despite the two teams not playing with their preferred eleven, fans have high expectations on the outcome of the two managers performance. The rivalry between the two managers dates back to their La Liga years.
Manchester City enter this game from a 1-0 defeat against Bayern Munich in Wednesday, which means Guardiola’s debut game as City’s manager ended in a defeat. They were towards the end of last season as they lost 6 of their last 7 games, during Peregini’s reign.
Mourinho will enter this game from a 4-1 loss at the hand of German side Borussia Dortmund. The Portuguese manager’s first test as United manager was a 2-0 victory against Wigan Athletic. Mourinho now hopes to win his first Manchester Derby though this will be held on foreign soil.
Manchester City: Predicted Line Up (5-3-2)
Caballero – Maffeo, Adaranioyo, Kolarov, Angelino, Clichy – Fernando, Fernandinho, Delph – Navas, Bony.
Manchester United: Predicted Line Up (4-4-2)
Johnstone – Fosu Mensah, Baily, Blind, Shaw – Lingard, Herrera, Carrick, Depay – Mkhitaryan, Wilson.
Manchester City vs Manchester United: Head to Head stats
- United have won 58 times against City in their previous 147 games while City have won 43 times.
- United are unbeaten in their last 3 games against City, they have won 2 and drawn 1
- This will be the first time the two teams are playing against each other in a Pre-season tour.
Manchester City vs Manchester United: Prediction
The game will be a tough one with high anticipation, the rivalry between these two managers continues and none will like to loose against each other in their first Manchester derby.
I predict a win for Jose Mourinho’s men, though they lost heavily to Dortmund, they will be look to correct their mistake.
Manchester City vs Manchester United:Tips
1. United win.
2. Under 2.5 goals.
3. HT score 0-0.