Manchester United vs. Watford Match Analysis and Prediction

Manchester United will be looking to book their spot in the fourth round of this season’s FA Cup round. The side will play host to Championship side Watford at Old Trafford. The match schedules for Saturday with kickoff at 11 pm.

The Red Devils have won 12 FA Cups, with their latest win dating to 2016. The side recently suffered a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City in the EFL Cup’s semi-finals on Wednesday. On the other hand, Watford head into the clash on the back of a 2-1 defeat to Swansea City.

Ole Gunnar’s run with Manchester United has been impressive this season, winning eight of their last ten matches. Their form saw the side rise to second in the table standings while being level on points with leaders Liverpool.

The Red Devils could take the top spot this Tuesday ahead of their trip to Liverpool. The side will play games in hand against Burnley at Turf Moor. Ole Gunnar will keep his focus on the Premier League. However, an FA Cup trophy could settle the critics who wanted his head on a plate a few games ago.

The Hornets head into the match while sitting sixth on the table. Their run in the championship resulted in ten wins, seven draws, and five defeats from 22 matches, forming a tally of 37 points while being ten points off the top of the division.

Manchester United vs. Watford Head to Head

Both sides have 12 matches against each other, with Manchester United taking home ten wins while Watford with two wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:

Home

Man United 0-2 Man City

Man United 2-1 Aston Villa

United 1-0 Wolves

Leicester 2-2 Man United

Everton 2-0 Man United

Away

Swansea City 2-1 Watford

Watford 1-0 Norwich City

Huddersfield Town 2-0 Watford

Watford 1-1 Brentford

Birmingham City 0-1 Watford

Manchester United Team News

Edinson Cavani continues with his suspension while Phil Jones is unavailable through injury. Facundo Pellistri was in line to debut for the club but recently tested positive for coronavirus and will miss this one out.

Watford Team News

Joao Pedro and Craig Cathcart made returns to ground training following their hamstring issues. There is a continuing injury crisis at the camp, with Domingos Quina, Isaac Success, and Stipe Perica unavailable for selection. Christina Kasabele is struggling with a knee injury.

Prediction and Odds

Watford has a chance of making it difficult for Manchester United, especially with their defensive frailties.

Manchester United Win

Goals Over 2.5

Most Goals: 2H

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