Sheffield United vs Man United: Premier League preview and prediction

Having crashed out of the Champions League with defeat to RB Leipzig last week, United steadied the ship with Saturday’s drab 0-0 draw against Manchester City. 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be desperate to see his side take three points, particularly with the likes of Chelsea and Man City already having slipped up earlier in the week.

Chris Wilder’s side have picked up just one point so far this season, against fellow strugglers Fulham. 

Sheffield United vs Manchester United prediction: 0-2 away win

Despite their desperate run of results, Sheffield United have rarely been hammered so Solskjaer’s men may not have things all their own way. 

However, the Blades have been so blunt going forwards it is difficult to see how they get anything out of the game. 

Date, kick-off time and venue

Sheffield United vs Manchester United is scheduled for an 8pm kick-off on Thursday, December 17, 2020. 

The game will be played behind-closed-doors at Bramall Lane, with Sheffield under Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions. 

How to watch Sheffield United vs Manchester United 

Live stream: Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to watch the match online.

Sheffield United vs Manchester United team news

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has relatively few injury concerns ahead of the trip to Sheffield, but may opt against risking Edinson Cavani even if he is fit again, with a hectic schedule to come over Christmas.

Predicted Manchester United XI (4-3-3): De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Fernandes, Greenwood, Martial, Rashford

  • Sheff Utd wins: 1
  • Draws: 1
  • Man Utd wins: 6
  • Last meeting: Man Utd 3-0 Sheff Utd (June 24, 2020)

Sheffield United vs Manchester United odds and betting tips (subject to change)

  • Sheff Utd to win: 13/2
  • Draw: 4/1
  • Man Utd to win: ½ 

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