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The Premier League fixture at Old Trafford on Saturday will see hosts Manchester United go up against West Bromwich Albion.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion game - as well as up-to-date odds.
Manchester United will be looking for another win after a 1-3 Premier League victory versus Everton.
In that match, Manchester United managed 46% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. For Manchester United, the goalscorers were Bruno Fernandes (25', 32') and Edinson Cavani (95'). For their opponents, Everton had 7 attempts on goal with 1 on target. Bernard (19') was the scorer for Everton.
Over their last six fixtures, Ole Solskjær's Manchester United have found the net a total of 11 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match of 1.83.
Ahead of this meeting, Manchester United are without a win at home for the past 6 league games. Things will have to change soon.
West Bromwich Albion
Since being beaten in their last game against Tottenham Hotspur in Premier League action, West Bromwich Albion and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, West Bromwich Albion had 41% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target. At the other end, Tottenham Hotspur had 18 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Harry Kane (88') was the scorer for Tottenham Hotspur.
The numbers tell their own story, and West Bromwich Albion have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 9 goals overall. In defence, The Baggies seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Looking at the pre-match facts, West Bromwich Albion:
- haven't been beaten by Manchester United when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 6 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head meetings going back to 07/11/2015 tells us that Manchester United have won 3 of them & West Bromwich Albion 2, with the tally of draws being 1.
An aggregate of 9 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 6 for The Red Devils and 3 being from The Baggies. The average goals per game has been 1.5.
The last league game between these sides was Premier League match day 34 on 15/04/2018 and the score finished Manchester United 0-1 West Bromwich Albion.
In that game, Manchester United managed 70% possession and 14 shots on goal with 4 on target.
West Bromwich Albion had 10 shots at goal with 4 on target. Jay Rodriguez (73') scored.
The referee was Paul Tierney.
Team News: Manchester United
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just the lone fitness concern for the Manchester United gaffer Ole Solskjær to be concerned about due to a largely intact squad. Eric Bailly (Muscle Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: West Bromwich Albion
In an otherwise healthy group of players, there’s only the sole fitness worry for the West Bromwich Albion manager Slaven Bilić to be concerned with. Hal Robson-Kanu (Fractured Arm) misses out for this game.
When taking all factors into account, West Bromwich Albion will manage to get a goal against this Manchester United side, although it might not quite be enough to avoid defeat.
We think that it’s going to be a 2-1 winning score for Manchester United after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Old Trafford (74,879)
Captain: Harry Maguire
Chairman: Joel & Avram Glazer
Manager: Ole Solskjær
Competitions: Premier League position 14, EFL Cup (Quarter-Finals), Champions League (Group H)
⭐ Key Player: Marcus Rashford
Generally playing in the Striker position, Marcus Rashford was born in Wythenshawe, England. Having played his first senior match for Manchester United in the 2015 - 2016 season, the skilful Forward has bagged 2 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 7 appearances.