Manchester United vs Man City prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out today?

Manchester United take on Manchester City on Sunday afternoon in what promises to be another chaotic encounter.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side has defied the odds to defeat City twice already this season and know they cannot afford to lose any ground in the top-four race.

United currently trail fourth-placed Chelsea by just three points, but come up against a City side riding high on momentum after a tremendous fortnight for the club.

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Pep Guardiola’s side defeated Real Madrid at the Bernabeu to take the upper-hand in their Champions League tie before lifting the League Cup and advancing to the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Here is everything you need to know:

When is it?

The match kicks off at 4.30pm on Sunday 8 March.

How can I watch it?

The match will be broadcast on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. 

What is the team news?

Manchester United: Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James are all doubts, while Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba remained sidelined.

Predicted line-up: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Matic, Fred; James, Fernandes, Martial; Ighalo

Man City: Kevin De Bruyne is a slight doubt after missing City’s FA Cup win against Sheffield Wednesday. Aymeric Laporte and Leroy Sane are both unavailable.

Predicted line-up: Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Mendy; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling


Manchester United 19/5

Draw 3/1

Man City 2/3

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