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Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Manchester City

Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Manchester City

World Cup victor Paul Pogba's third minute penalty and a late goal from Luke Shaw gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford in the opening game of the Premier League season on Friday.

Of course, Pele could have easily said that he was backing Manchester City with their Brazilian quartet of Gabriel Jesus, Fernandinho, Ederson and Danilo. Leicester showed glimpses of the switch last season after Claude Puel took charge of the club in October but attempting to take the game to United at Old Trafford in their Premier League opener will be a challenge, the 31-year-old Dane conceded.

Manchester City are the clear favourites to retain their title after their brilliant campaign last season saw them set a record points tally of 100.

Arsenal are one of the strongest teams in the league at home, so Manchester City getting a victory away to them is no mean feat, especially coming in the manner which it did.

"It's a great bonus to not have a Premier League team".

I think Liverpool take the points so the best bet is to back Mane to score in 90 minutes and the hosts to win at [2.95] on the Same Game Multi feature. 'You ask me about the gap with City.

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Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Manchester City

What's more, he's scored on the opening day in each of the last two seasons so loves to hit the ground running.

After describing himself as more of a head coach than a manager nowadays, the Red Devils boss refused to brand his side title challengers just yet.

'I think for us it was pretty normal there would be one point where we spend more money.

New signing Riyad Mahrez is likely to make his debut, while the likes of Raheem Sterling, Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero and Bernado Silva make up the mouth-watering attacking options for Pep Guardiola's side.

The Frenchman, who had been linked with a possible transfer window move to Barcelona, said he remained hungry for more success. They were impressive against Chelsea, both sides were.

"It is hard for me to understand, to feel, to believe we finish second - which I keep saying, and it is sometimes hard to believe".

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