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Stoke City 1:1 Manchester United

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    Lucky McLuckerson

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    Date - Saturday, January 21 2017
    Kickoff Time - 1500 Hrs GMT
    Venue - bet365 Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent




    League standings and form guide

    6. Manchester United : WWWWD

    9. Stoke City : DLLWW


    Previous Meetings

    Manchester United 1-1 Stoke City

    Manchester United 3-0 Stoke City

    Stoke City 2-0 Manchester United

    Stoke City 1-1 Manchester United

    Manchester United 2-1 Stoke City


    All-Time Record

    Manchester United wins - 38
    Stoke City wins - 22
    Draws - 27


    Pre-Match Pressers

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    Team News

    Manchester United

    Eric Bailly unavailable (AFCON).


    Stoke City

    Stephen Ireland, Phil Bardsley, Geoff Cameron, Jack Butland and Jonathan Walters ruled out. Bojan Krkić doubtful. Mame Biram Diouf, Ramadan Sobhi and Wilfried Bony unavailable (AFCON).


    Know the opposition



    Stoke City Football Club (nicknamed The Potters) are a professional football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Stoke City was founded as Stoke Ramblers in 1863 when pupils of Charterhouse School formed a football club while apprentices at the North Staffordshire Railway Works works in Stoke-on-Trent, and the club changed its name to Stoke City in 1925 after Stoke-on-Trent was granted city status. They are the second oldest professional football club in the world, after Notts County, and are one of the 12 founding members of the Football League which was founded in 1888.

    Although Stoke haven't enjoyed a lot of title-winning success in their 150 year old existence, they have fielded the likes of Stanley Matthews, Gordon Banks, Alan Hudson and Dennis Violett through the years. Stoke's most prominent rivals are Wolverhampton Wanderers, West Bromwich Albion, and local club Port Vale; and they play their home games at the Bet365 Stadium (previously known as the Britannia Stadium).


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    tentan

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    Still unbeaten, lets get another winning run going.
     

    charlenefan

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    Team should be...

    ---------------De Gea---------------
    Valencia--Jones--Rojo--Darmian
    ---------------Carrick---------------
    -------Herrera-------Pogba-------
    Mata----------Zlatan----------Mkhitaryan

    Subs: Romero, Smalling, Blind, Fellaini, Martial, Rashford, Rooney
     

    3KDré

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    At home? I am confused, I thought we already played them at home?
     

    bosnian_red

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    Need to get back on a winning run now. Draw today wasn't the end of the world all things considered as long as we follow it up with good results.
    De Gea
    Valencia Jones Rojo Blind
    Carrick
    Herrera Pogba
    Mkhitaryan Ibrahimovic Rooney​
     

    Raw

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    Prefer a spurs win or a draw?
    Probably a draw. I'm not too sure about which ones the more likely to drop out of the top 4 at this point, despite Spurs looking brilliant and City looking shite. Would bring us level with City and 3 behind Spurs if we win this.

    At home? I am confused, I thought we already played them at home?
    It's away.
     

    NYAS

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    Since we can do feck all against the teams above us we'll need to win this game and every game on the same weekends in which the teams above us play each other. Hoping for a win here and a draw between City and Spurs.
     

    Jacky Quacky

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    People forget that we gained a point on City. It means that if City lose against Tottenham and we win then we are in front of them. For all the doom and gloom everyone has that isnt bad by any means.

    Anyway, really need a win here to get our mojo back. Team should be the same as today. This time we wont be nervous.
     

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    Need to get back on a winning run now. Draw today wasn't the end of the world all things considered as long as we follow it up with good results.
    De Gea
    Valencia Jones Rojo Blind
    Carrick
    Herrera Pogba
    Mkhitaryan Ibrahimovic Rooney​
    Why on earth would you put Rooney in the lineup?? Everything else is fine, but put Martial in there, and we should be good to go on another nice run, until Emptihad.
     

    Catt

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    Lets up our performance again and we can win but this will be hard.
     

    Jaybomb

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    De Gea
    Valencia Jones Rojo Darmian
    Herrera Pogba
    Mata Fellaini Martial
    Zlatan

    Based on today.
     

    snk123

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    Think we're prepared already because the last 30 minutes, we played exactly like Stoke City.
     

    zeekey

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    Stoke looked like world beaters yesterday. I expect them to be well up for this. I also reckon they'll go in with pretty much the same team. I'd go with Mata and Mkhitaryan each side. Both worked hard today. A draw again wouldn't surprise me to be honest. 1-1.
     

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    We have to win. Failure to win this and we are in danger of losing touch with the top 4 again.
     

    Unmutual

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    Don't think the result today will hurt us too much, the draw means we'll be disappointed but not gutted . Fancy us to get our form back on track in the coming week.

    Team wise, only issue for me is whether Mata replaces Mkhi and Rashford replaces Martial. Knowing Mou, probably not.
     

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    I can see this being a real slog. Not an entertaining game. Same 11 as that which started today.

    I think we'll scrape a 0-1 win, Zlatan scoring a scrappy goal. I'll take any kind of win, we need to keep this momentum going and take advantage of City's likely dropped points against Spurs.
     

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    We'll probably see:

    DDG

    Valencia, Jones, Rojo, Blind

    Carrick, Pogba, Herrera

    Lingard, Ibra, Mickey

    Gonna be a tough game, they always show up against us. I'm going for a narrow 0-1 victory.
     

    Ixion

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    It feels like ages since we had a proper Saturday 3 o'clock kick-off. There was the Boro game but that was New Years Eve.

    Not confident for this, Sparky is always up for games against us.
     

    ManRed

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    Wouldn't mind if Carrick is on the bench with Mata starting instead. Shaw back maybe?

    De Gea
    Val - Rojo - Jones - Darmian
    Mikhi - Herrera - Pogba
    Mata - Ibra - Martial
     

    Shark

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    We need Mata back in this team right now. Himself and Ibra are the only ones that seem to know where the net is.
     

    3KDré

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    I want to see a more settled XI from now on. Shaw needs to come back in and when there is no Carrick, Mata must start.
     

    11101

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    Almost the same team as Liverpool

    DDG
    Valencia - Jones - Rojo - Darmian
    Herrera - Carrick - Pogba
    Miki - Ibra - Martial

    They think they're our rivals and are always well up for this game so we can't be complacent.

    Smalling may go in for his heading ability over Jones.

    Midfield will get loads more space than against Liverpool.

    Their defence is shocking so the movement of the front three + Pogba will be needed.

    I just hope we don't play a slow but pragmatic team with Mata and Fellaini because Stoke play physical.
     

    LawCharltonBest

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    Our last 3 visits to Stoke in the league have resulted in 2 defeats and 1 draw. So one point out of nine.

    They also drew at Old Trafford this season. They're a definite bogey team.
     

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    Every game is a must win now. I am not going to even contemplate the possibility of not getting three points.
     
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Score Predictions

540,32,63
  • Man Utd win
  • Stoke win
  • Draw

Detailed Results

  • 26% Stoke 0:2 Man Utd
  • 24% Stoke 1:2 Man Utd
  • 11% Stoke 1:3 Man Utd
  • 9% Stoke 0:3 Man Utd
  • 9% Stoke 0:1 Man Utd
  • 7% Stoke 1:1 Man Utd
  • 2% Stoke 2:1 Man Utd
  • 2% Stoke 0:0 Man Utd
  • 2% Stoke 0:5 Man Utd
  • 1% Stoke 1:4 Man Utd
  • 1% Stoke 0:4 Man Utd
  • 1% Stoke 5:0 Man Utd
  • 1% Stoke 2:2 Man Utd
  • 1% Stoke 2:0 Man Utd
  • 1% Stoke 1:0 Man Utd
  • 0% Stoke 3:1 Man Utd
  • 0% Stoke 2:3 Man Utd
  • 0% Stoke 2:4 Man Utd
  • 0% Stoke 3:0 Man Utd
  • 0% Stoke 3:4 Man Utd
  • 0% Stoke 4:5 Man Utd
  • 0% Stoke 5:5 Man Utd
  • 0% Stoke 1:5 Man Utd
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Match Stats

  1. Stoke
  2. Man Utd
Possession
35% 65%
Shots
6 25
Shots on Target
1 8
Corners
1 7
Fouls
13 12

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Mark Clattenburg