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League Cup Preview: Manchester United vs. Manchester City

The Wednesday clash between Manchester United and Manchester City in the English league Cup holds a lot of value to it. Mostly because both the Manchester Clubs are having a rough time. City haven’t won a game in their last 5 matches in all competitions and United after a comfortable win over Fenerbahce in Europa league were battered by Chelsea in their 4-0 loss at Stamford Bridge.

This match is also crucial for many players as both the clubs are suffering from injury crisis to some main players. City will travel to Old Trafford without their star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne who’s suffering from an injury. Manchester United will have to lineup without their most consistent player so far this season, Eric Bailly who had a knock against Chelsea and could be out for 2 months.

Manchester United and Jose Mourinho both have a lot to prove and a win against City on Wednesday night could really motivate them to do better than what the club had been doing recently. Pep Guardiola also has suffered his biggest drought since 2009 and is very much in need of a win.

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Jose Mourinho also faces a selection dilemma as a lot of key players aren’t match fit or lacking the form. With Bailly’s injury, Daley Blind could feature as the centre back against City and Luke Shaw will replace him on the left back position. He also faces an headache of whom to feature in midfield against City. Pep Guardiola could also be looking to rest a few players and give chance to those who haven’t featured so much this season.

In the Premier League clash earlier this season Pep’s City triumphed over Mourinho’s United in their first ever Premier League clash and Mourinho will be looking to avenge that defeat against his old foe on Wednesday night.

There are lot of players who are also waiting for their chance to prove themselves and league cup clash could serve them well. Memphis Depay would be looking up the most for it. Dutchman has hardly featured under Mourinho. Also, Martial could be given a start again. Mkhitaryan could also feature in the game, whether from the bench or given a start. Jesus Navas could also be given a chance for City and Pep could also use this tie to give some youngsters in the City youth setup a good chance to prosper and much needed experience for their development.

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Manchester United might need the win more than City does after their humiliation against and their turbulent start of the season. There are also a lot of questions arising on Jose Mourinho “Special One” status and he’ll be looking to show that this is just rough patch and he still has it in him.

The Wednesday clash between Manchester United and Manchester City in the English league Cup holds a lot of value to it. Mostly because both the Manchester Clubs are having a rough time. City haven’t won a game in their last 5 matches in all competitions and United after a comfortable win over Fenerbahce in Europa league were battered by Chelsea in their 4-0 loss at Stamford Bridge.

This match is also crucial for many players as both the clubs are suffering from injury crisis to some main players. City will travel to Old Trafford without their star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne who’s suffering from an injury. Manchester United will have to lineup without their most consistent player so far this season, Eric Bailly who had a knock against Chelsea and could be out for 2 months.

Manchester United and Jose Mourinho both have a lot to prove and a win against City on Wednesday night could really motivate them to do better than what the club had been doing recently. Pep Guardiola also has suffered his biggest drought since 2009 and is very much in need of a win.

derby

 

Jose Mourinho also faces a selection dilemma as a lot of key players aren’t match fit or lacking the form. With Bailly’s injury, Daley Blind could feature as the centre back against City and Luke Shaw will replace him on the left back position. He also faces an headache of whom to feature in midfield against City. Pep Guardiola could also be looking to rest a few players and give chance to those who haven’t featured so much this season.

In the Premier League clash earlier this season Pep’s City triumphed over Mourinho’s United in their first ever Premier League clash and Mourinho will be looking to avenge that defeat against his old foe on Wednesday night.

There are lot of players who are also waiting for their chance to prove themselves and league cup clash could serve them well. Memphis Depay would be looking up the most for it. Dutchman has hardly featured under Mourinho. Also, Martial could be given a start again. Mkhitaryan could also feature in the game, whether from the bench or given a start. Jesus Navas could also be given a chance for City and Pep could also use this tie to give some youngsters in the City youth setup a good chance to prosper and much needed experience for their development.

Manchester United might need the win more than City does after their humiliation against and their turbulent start of the season. There are also a lot of questions arising on Jose Mourinho “Special One” status and he’ll be looking to show that this is just rough patch and he still has it in him.

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The Wednesday clash between Manchester United and Manchester City in the English league Cup holds a lot of value to it. Mostly because both the Manchester Clubs are having a rough time. City haven’t won a game in their last 5 matches in all competitions and United after a comfortable win over Fenerbahce in Europa league were battered by Chelsea in their 4-0 loss at Stamford Bridge.

This match is also crucial for many players as both the clubs are suffering from injury crisis to some main players. City will travel to Old Trafford without their star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne who’s suffering from an injury. Manchester United will have to lineup without their most consistent player so far this season, Eric Bailly who had a knock against Chelsea and could be out for 2 months.

Manchester United and Jose Mourinho both have a lot to prove and a win against City on Wednesday night could really motivate them to do better than what the club had been doing recently. Pep Guardiola also has suffered his biggest drought since 2009 and is very much in need of a win.

derby

 

Jose Mourinho also faces a selection dilemma as a lot of key players aren’t match fit or lacking the form. With Bailly’s injury, Daley Blind could feature as the centre back against City and Luke Shaw will replace him on the left back position. He also faces an headache of whom to feature in midfield against City. Pep Guardiola could also be looking to rest a few players and give chance to those who haven’t featured so much this season.

In the Premier League clash earlier this season Pep’s City triumphed over Mourinho’s United in their first ever Premier League clash and Mourinho will be looking to avenge that defeat against his old foe on Wednesday night.

There are lot of players who are also waiting for their chance to prove themselves and league cup clash could serve them well. Memphis Depay would be looking up the most for it. Dutchman has hardly featured under Mourinho. Also, Martial could be given a start again. Mkhitaryan could also feature in the game, whether from the bench or given a start. Jesus Navas could also be given a chance for City and Pep could also use this tie to give some youngsters in the City youth setup a good chance to prosper and much needed experience for their development.

Manchester United might need the win more than City does after their humiliation against and their turbulent start of the season. There are also a lot of questions arising on Jose Mourinho “Special One” status and he’ll be looking to show that this is just rough patch and he still has it in him.

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