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DER vs MUN Dream11 Team Prediction Derby County vs Manchester United Club Friendlies Live Score July 18


DER vs MUN Dream11: Manchester United will be back in action as they take on Derby County for a pre-season friendly. Manchester United had a season of mixed emotions the last time around as they finished second in the Premier League, but failed to procure silverware. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will be looking to warm some of his young guns up for the big season ahead, and could opt for a different stylistic approach starting today.

DER vs MUN Dream11 Team Prediction

As for Derby County, they had an underwhelming season in the Championship and finished at the 21st spot with 44 points. Derby will be keen on climbing higher up the points table, and will be looking to get a big win against Manchester United to enhance their confidence levels heading forward.

Date: July 18
Kick-Off: 5:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Pride Park Stdium

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Derby County: DLLL

Manchester United: LWLW

Head to Head

From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s Manchester United that has the edge with four wins in contrast to Derby’s one win. One game has ended on level terms.

Derby County News

Injury Report and Unavailability: Krystian Bielik is ruled out due to an injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy: R Allsop should be starting in at goal, while, N Bryne, P Jadielka, R Stearman and G Shinnie could line up in defence. M Bird, L Sibley, J Knight and T Lawrence are expected to feature in midfield. C Kazim, Richards and S Aluko are in contention to lead the attack.

Derby County Starting XI (Likely)

Ryan Allsop, Nathan Byrne, Phil Jagielka, Richard Stearman, Graeme Shinnie, Max Bird, Louie Sibley, Jason Knight, Tom Lawrence, Colin Kazim-Richards, Sone Aluko

Manchester United News

Injury Report and Unavailability: David de Gea, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Diogo Dalot, Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Edinson Cavani, Fred, Amad Diallo and Eric Bailly are all unavailable.

Expected Changes and Strategy: Tom Heaton should be starting in at goal, while, A Wan Bissaka, A Tuanzebe, W Fish and A Telles could line up in defence. J Garner, N Matic, A Pereira and J Mata are expected to start in midfield. M Greenwood and A Elanga are in contention to lead the attack up top.

Manchester United Starting XI (Likley)

Tom Heaton, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Axel Tuanzebe, Will Fish, Alex Telles, James Garner, Nemanja Matic, Andreas Pereira, Juan Mata, Mason Greenwood, Anthony Elanga

Captain Options

Colin Kazim Richards can play a pivotal role in the forward line for Derby County. Colin bagged eight goals and two assists from 38 appearances last season.

Mason Greenwood will be the danger man from Manchester United’s camp. Greenwood scored 12 goals last season for the Red Devils.

Differential Picks 

Jesse Lingard was one of the standouts on loan in West Ham, as he bagged nine goals and four assists from 16 appearances in the league.

DER vs MUN Dream 11 Teams

GK: T Heaton
DEF: P Jagielka, A Tuanzebe, L Buchanan
MID: J Lingard, L Sibley, J Knight, A Elanga
FOR: M Greenwood, C Kazim Richards

Who will win?

With most of the senior players missing out due to a break or international duty for Manchester United, we can expect the game to be a cagey, yet open ended affair. However, the DER vs MUN Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of United to nick the win over Derby County.


Walli Siddiqui

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