Manchester United vs PSG Predictions and betting:
The 5th weekday of the UEFA Champions league has a lot of interesting clashes lined up. But the one that has caught everyone’s attention is the one between Manchester United and PSG.
Manchester United have had a couple of good games under their belt that has instilled some belief in the side whereas PSG are desperate to set right their campaign in Europe.
When these two teams met for the first time this season, United got the better off the hosts in a tight clash. With two giants coming together in Old Trafford, a cracker of a game is expected next week.
PSG vs Manchester United Predictions and betting Summary
PSG vs Manchester United Predictions and betting: Recent form
Manchester United have shown contrasting traits in the Premier League and in the Champions League. They have been sloppy in England whereas they have looked highly competitive in the Champions League.
They started their journey with a 2-1 margin against PSG and followed it up with a 5-0 victory against RB Leipzig. But the 3rd match didn’t go as expected with the Istanbul side serving them a surprise. But Manchester United didn’t back down as they avenged that defeat with a 4-1 win in the 4th match week of the league. They have accumulated 9 points in 4 games making them the favorites to make it to the next stage.
PSG have been the best team in France’s Ligue 1 securing the top position currently. On the other hand, their UEFA campaign has been a little bumpy with the scare of an early exit very much relevant.
They started off with a loss against United but put in a solid effort against Istanbul based club. They soon hit a blockade after a 1-2 loss against RB Leipzig but took revenge in the 4th game after a successful penalty from their prime striker Neymar. They are currently occupying 2nd spot in Group H and needs to win the remaining games to make it to the round of 16.
PSG vs Manchester United Predictions and betting: H2H
Matches: 4: PSG: 2 Man United: 2 Draw: 0
Recent Meeting: Manchester United won 2-1 in a Champions League fixture on 20th March 2020.
Manchester United vs PSG Predictions and: Offensive and defensive stats
The home team will come in with a 4-2-3-1 formation that secures the backline and gives them enough to score. On the other hand, PSG will probably try 4-3-3 formation hoping for success.
The Manchester United attack dominated the Istanbul based club where they scored four times and had 8 shots on target in 90 minutes. Anthony Martial has strengthened their attack by many folds but has created limited impact so far with 2 goals in 4 appearances so far.
Mason Greenwood would probably continue in place of him who has 3 goals in 10 games and has some excellent passing and finishing skills.
Bruno Fernandes has been a quality attacking midfielder who has 77.4% pass success and is very strong in creating chances. He has 5 assists,10 goals,2.9 shots per target, 2.9 key passes and 0.9 dribbles per game so far.
Marcus Rashford is an important element who will be key in creating chances and netting in crucial moments. He has 9 goals, 3 assists along with 81.1% pass success in 16 games and has been an asset for the side.
PSG has a formidable attack to challenge 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 17 goals and 7 assists in the last 21 outings along with 82.5% pass accuracy. He is a clean striker who has created 3.3 shots on target and 1.5 key passes per game so far.
His partner Neymar has 8 goals and 3 assists in the last 14 games and has been key in creating goal scoring opportunities for the team. In addition to this, he has 3.6 shots on target, 2.4 key passes and 4.5 dribbles every game until recently.
The youngster Moise Kean has also been of great help to the duo with his dribbling and finishing skills. He has 7 goals in 18 games along with 78.4% pass accuracy and 1.6 shots on target per game.
Manchester United’s defense has been a major concern for the side after inconsistences in the recent outings. The trio of Maguire, Telles and Lindelof will have to do a neat job in order to stop Southampton from scoring.
Maguire has been decent in aerial duels and interceptions but has often shown his weakness in tackling. The defender has 87.9% pass success, 4.1 aerials won per game along with 0.5 tackles and 1.6 interceptions per match.
The Swedish defender Victor Lindelof will have to step up in the coming days but has a 90.7% pass success and has been excellent in aerial duels with 1.5 aerial duels won per match and an astounding 3.2 clears per game.
Alex Telles who plays as the left center back whose strengths include crossing and giving key passes. He enjoys 79% pass success and 1 clear per game so far along with 3 goals and 2 assists in 8 outings.
The PSG defense looks solid with the likes of Marquinhos, Bakker and Florenzi guarding the goal post. Mitchel Bakker is an exceptional player whose strong skills include passing and tackling. He enjoys 81.8% pass accuracy, 1.6 tackles, 0.7 interceptions and 0.6 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 90.4% pass success and intercepts extremely well at the rate of 1.1 per game. Along with that, he has 1.2 tackles and 3 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 83% pass accuracy along with 1 tackle and 0.6 clears per game in this season.
Manchester United vs PSG predictions and betting : Predicted Winner
The game between Manchester United and PSG will be played on 2nd December in Old Trafford stadium at 9 pm local time. The hosts are looking to consolidate their top position whereas PSG are looking to get back some momentum after few sloppy games.
According to betting platforms and prediction experts, the PSG are holding the slightest edge despite United having the home advantage going into this clash.
FCTables have gone on to put PSG ahead of the host team in this clash. While United has a 32% chance, PSG has a significant chance of 40% in this important clash.
Oddschecker known for giving out the best odds have favored the French team whereas things are currently on the backfoot for the home team so far with odds stacked against them.
FiveThirtyEight has given 38% chance to Manchester United while PSG have been given the same 38% chance implying that a tight clash is on the hands next weekday.