PSG vs Manchester United Soccer Predictions and Betting : The major football leagues have already started with Corona pandemic disrupting the game for quite a while. The 2019 edition of the UEFA champions league concluded in August with Bayern Munich emerging as the champions.
The 2020 season is finally off in less than a week with the main draw matches starting from the start of next week. The draw put three prominent teams PSG, Man United and RB Leipzig in the Group H. With that, PSG will start their Europe campaign with a challenging opener against Manchester in their home game.
While the 2019 runners-up have confidence and momentum going into the match, Manchester United are looking for some redemption with the team looking sloppy and in complete shatters. It is a matter of who plays well on matchday even though the hosts are the favorites.
PSG vs Manchester United Soccer Predictions and Betting Tips
PSG vs Manchester United Soccer Predictions and Betting : Recent form
The PSG had one of the best seasons in 2019. They dominated the Ligue 1 and lifted the trophy comfortably with a 12-point difference to the second-best team. They also bagged the Coupe de France and Coupe de La Ligue after restarting the season.
They had comprehensive victories against Borussia Dortmund, Atalanta and RB Leipzig that secured them a spot in the UEFA Champions league final against Bayern Munich. But they had to settle for the runner-up spot as their rivals lifted the prestigious trophy.
They have continued this form in 2020 season as well with an unbeaten streak of 10 that includes 8 wins and 2 draws. They have also scored 3.30 goals per game in this period.
For Manchester United, the 2019-20 season was a forgettable one where they were unable to win anything significant. The closest they could get to winning is a 3rd place finish in the premier league.
They made it to semi-final stages of FA Cup, EFL Cup and Europa League but failed to perform on a big stage crashing out each time. It is important for them to regroup and come out all guns blazed like they used to in their peak times.
In the last 6 matches that they have played, they have 3 wins and 3 losses with an average of 1.83 goals per game which they will have to increase significantly.
Paris Saint Germain vs Manchester United Betting and Predictions : Head-to-head
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Recent Meeting: Manchester United won 3-0 in a Champions League fixture on 7th March 2019.
PSG vs Manchester United Soccer Predictions and Betting : News Buzz
PSG vs Manchester United Predictions and betting analysis: Offensive and defensive stats
The home team will come in with a 4-4-2 formation that secures the backline and gives them enough to score. On the other hand, Manchester United are still recovering from the 1-6 loss at the hands of Spurs and will probably try 4-2-3-1 formation hoping for success.
PSG has a better attack when compared to their opponents. They have one of the best forward pair in Neymar and Kylian Mbappe who can destroy even the best of defenses.
Kylian Mbappe has 14 goals and 3 assists in the last 17 outings along with 84.6% pass accuracy. He is a clean striker who has created 3 shots on target and 1.5 key passes per game so far.
His partner Neymar has 10 goals and 1 assist in the last 16 games and has been key in creating goal scoring opportunities for the team. In addition to this, he has 5 shots on target, 2.3 key passes and 5.7 dribbles every game until recently.
The Man United has to improve by many folds if they have to take on PSG next week. Anthony Martial will be the striker in the side who is yet to open his account this season. He has one assist but hasn’t been able to close games for United. He has 86.4% pass success, 0.4 aerials won and 0.6 dribbles in 4 games.
Bruno Fernandes has been a quality attacking midfielder who has 82.2% pass success and is very strong in creating chances and saved some grace with a successful penalty kick against Spurs. He has 2 assists, 3 goals, 2.7 shots per target, 3 key passes and 1.6 dribbles per game along with 82.1% pass accuracy.
Marcus Rashford is an important element who will be key in creating chances and netting in crucial moments. He has 3 goals along with 84.1% pass success in 7 games but has to assume more responsibility in the coming games to score often.
The Man United have failed to get a clean sheet for a while because of defects in the backline and was taken to cleaners against Spurs. They have often been intersected by the attack and have succumbed to pressure.
The trio of Maguire, Shaw and Lindelof will have to step up in the upcoming clash. Maguire has been decent in aerial duels and interceptions but has often shown his weakness in tackling. The defender has 88.8% pass success, 2 aerials won per game along with 0.2 tackles and 1.7 interceptions per match.
The Swedish Victor Lindelof will have to step up in the coming days but has a 93.7% pass success and has been excellent in aerial duels with 1.4 aerials won per match and an astounding 4.6 clears per game. Luke Shaw who plays as the center back has lacked discipline but is often involved in key passes. He enjoys 80.9% pass success and 2.3 clears per game so far.
The PSG defense looks solid with the likes of Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Bakker and Florenzi guarding the goal post.
Presnel Kimpembe is an exceptional player whose strong skills include passing and tackling. He enjoys 95.1% pass accuracy, 1.4 tackles, 1 interception and 2.6 clears per game that has so often helped them to prevent from scoring.
Marquinhos is a versatile player who not only defends but also scores occasionally for the team. He has 95.2% pass success and intercepts extremely well at the rate of 1.5 per game. Along with that, he has 0.5 tackle and 2.5 clears per game in the recent games.
Alessandro Florenzi is a top-class defender who is a quality passer and gives some game changing crosses often. He has 82.8% pass accuracy along with 1.3 tackles and 0.7 clear per game in this season. The PSG side clearly edges out Manchester United in all aspects.
PSG vs Manchester United Soccer predictions and betting Tips
The clash between PSG and Man United will be played on 20th October in Parc des Princes stadium at 8.45 pm local time. The PSG are coming off a good season and have played well in Ligue 1 whereas Manchester United are low on confidence with unlikely defeats in the premier league.
The betting odds on different bettings platforms have heavily favored PSG to win this game while Red Devils need a miraculous effort to secure a victory with odds stacked against them.
At Bet365 the odds for PSG is placed at 1.53 and for Manchester United at 6.0.
As per FcTables PSG have 61% chances of beating Man Utd while United have only 17% chances.