Elland Road – Sunday – Kick-off 3:00pm GMT.
Sunday at Elland Road, as Leeds host Man U in the Premier League.
With Champion’s League positions always a key motivation, second placed Man U remain in contention as they travel to tenth placed Leeds.
Leeds United go into this meeting with 46 points secured
Leeds come to this fixture on the back of a 1-1 home draw against Liverpool at Elland Road.
They currently sit in tenth place, with a total of 46 points having won 14 matches, drawn four meetings, and lost 14 games.
When Leeds host Man U, they will do so on the back of six victories and four darts on their own ground.
Winning this fixture will see Leeds United on 49 points.
Good Attacking Performance
Leeds have a good scoring record this season, with 50 netted so far (47 from open play and three penalties). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Patrick Bamford (14), Stuart Dallas (7), and Jack Harrison (7). Leeds have shown a poor consistency in defence so far, having conceded 50 goals in their previous games.
Marcelo Bielsa could be missing up to four of their players through injury or illness for the game on Sunday.
It’s 66 points so far for Manchester United this season, going into this meeting
Man U will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur. They will need this if they are to retain their run.
Football is a simple game, first don’t lose, and Man U achieved this now in 19 of their last 20 games, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. They currently stand second in the League, with 66 points having won 19 matches, drawn nine meetings, and lost four matches.
Playing away from home, Man U have won 10 meetings, drawn six games, and lost fixtures.
Manchester United will have 69 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Good Attacking Performance
Man U have a good scoring record this season, with 64 netted so far (56 from open play and eight penalties). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Bruno Fernandes (16), Marcus Rashford (10), and Edinson Cavani (8). Man U have conceded 35 goals.
Injury and illness have depleted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Man U and they will likely be missing three key personnel for Sunday’s match.
Leeds United v Manchester United Head-to-Head.
The recent form between these two sides has seen Man U with a greater number of wins. In the last 27 meetings, they have enjoyed 16 victories, to Leeds’s five wins. Additionally, Man U have won all nine of the last 15 fixtures played against Leeds.
For Leeds, Patrick Bamford has netted
14 goals in 32 League matches this Premier League Season, while Bruno Fernandes scored
16 goals in 32 League games this campaign for Man U.
Other standout players for Leeds are Stuart Dallas and Jack Harrison with seven goals and seven goals respectively and for Man U are Marcus Rashford and Edinson Cavani with 10 goals and eight goals respectively.