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MANCHESTER UNITED V NORWICH CITY MATCH/BETTING PREVIEW

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Reeling from the Derby defeat to Manchester City in midweek, Manchester United will get a chance to salvage some pride when basement side, Norwich come calling at Old Trafford.

Premier League 2019/2020
Date: Saturday 11th, January
Kick-off: 16:00
Venue: Old Trafford
TV Channel: Sky Sports

Manchester United were soundly beaten 3-1 by their city counterparts in their League cup semifinal first leg meeting here on Tuesday, a defeat which ended a run of 13 home games unbeaten in all competitions.

The Red Devils showed a lot more urgency in the final third during the second period of that game, pulling one back but will now summon confidence from somewhere having now failed to win any of their last three matches (D1, L2).

Norwich scored an impressive 4-2 win versus Preston North End in the FA last time out, and their confidence will understandably be high. The Canaries have not won any of their last eight league games (D4, L4) and will be looking to upset the odds in Manchester.

They managed one (1-2) the last time they visited the Theatre of Dreams in 2015, but that has been their only win over Manchester United since 2013 at any venue.

Team news

Manchester United

As many as seven first team players will miss this game for United, with Harry Maguire the latest casualty in the treatment room.

Norwich

Teemu Pukki and Ralf Fährmann are doubts here while the trio of Timm Klose, Josip Drmic and Ben Godfrey are out.

Head to Head

These two teams have played 68 competitive games in the past, with Manchester United winning 38 to Norwich’s 17. 13 times have they cancelled out each other.

Match stats

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last eight home league games.

Norwich are winless in their last eight Premier League matches.

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Manchester United’s last four home games against Norwich in all competitions.

Team form

Manchester United have not won any of their last three games, and will be looking to bounce back from the disappointing loss to Manchester City last time out. United’s last five games in all competitions (WWLDL)

Norwich will be eager to build on the win versus Preston last time out, their first since besting Everyone away from home in November 2019, but could find the Red Devils are bit more stronger. Norwich’s last five games in all competitions (LLDDW)

Betting preview

Norwich have been involved in a lot of high-scoring games this season and there is a chance this one will equally feature goals. Back an over 2.5 goals to play out at 8/15.

Manchester United are big favourites at a modest 1/3, but if you’re looking to make better value on the hosts, you can back them to be winning at halftime/full time for a slightly better 21/20.

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