Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Manchester City v. Manchester United Preview
Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Manchester City v. Manchester United Preview

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy Soccer series.

MATCH PREVIEW

The Manchester derby is back, with Man City hosting Man United in a mouthwatering clash at the Etihad Stadium.

The reigning champions' form has dipped lately, though they are still third in the table with two wins in their last five matches. Additionally, they won each of their last three at home by averaging three goals per match.

On the other hand, Manchester United come in after defeating former manager Jose Mourinho's Tottenham by a 2-1 scoreline, though they have also won just one of their previous seven matches (three draws), averaging only 1.14 goals per away game.

Manchester City will be without Sergio Aguero (thigh), Aymeric Laporte (knee) and Leroy Sane (knee), while Oleksandr Zinchenko (knee) is doubtful for this clash. Meanwhile, Man United will be without Paul Pogba (foot), while Eric Bailly (knee), Anthony Martial (leg), Marcos Rojo (leg), Nemanja Matic (groin), Diogo Dalot (hip), and Timothy Fosu-Mensah (knee) are doubtful.

PREDICTED XI

Manchester City: Ederson (GK), Joao Cancelo, John Stones, Fernandinho, Angelino, Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva, Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling

Manchester United: David de Gea (GK), Ashley Young, Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Fred, Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Daniel James, Mason Greenwood

COMBINED XI

PLAYERS RECOMMENDATIONS

Defender: Fernandinho (8 credits): A regular starter for the Citizens at center-back, Fernandinho is averaging 1.9 tackles per game, and he also has a

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Ajay Patil
Ajay Patil writes about fantasy cricket and soccer for RotoWire. He has been active in DFS cricket, NBA and soccer since 2015.
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