Manchester United are seeking to extend their six-match unbeaten run and close the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea, who are currently four points ahead.
Watford head coach Nigel Pearson takes charge of his first home match looking to secure the Hornets’ first Vicarage Road victory of the season.
Sunday, 22nd December, 2019
3:00 PM (WAT)
Referee: Lee Mason | Assistants: Scott Ledger & Simon Long | Fourth Official: Graham Scott | VAR: Martin Atkinson | Assistant VAR: Stephen Child
Did You Know?
After going six league games unbeaten against Manchester United between 1984-1986 (W2 D4), Watford has lost 14 of their last 15 against the Red Devils in the top-flight (W1).
Watford Team News
Former Manchester United players Tom Cleverley and Danny Welbeck will miss out against their former club on Sunday.
Wasteful finishing proved Watford’s downfall against Liverpool last weekend but Nigel Pearson may stick with the same XI.
Manchester United Team News
Mason Greenwood failed to pile further pressure on Anthony Martial’s starting spot in midweek and is expected to settle for a place on the bench here.
Juan Mata and Andreas Pereira are in competition with Jesse Lingard for a starting berth in attacking midfield.
Top Players To Watch
Gerard Deulofeu [25yrs] born in Spain.
Shirt Number 7, Attacking Midfielder capable of both Left & Right.
14 Premier League Appearance, 2 Goals, and 2 Assists
Marcus Rashford [22yrs] born in Manchester, England.
Shirt Number 10, Centre Foward capable of both Left & Right wings.
17 Premier League Appearance, 10 Goals, and 4 Assists
Head To Head
|Manchester United||Saturday 30 March 2019|
|Watford|| Saturday 15 September 2018|
|Manchester United||Sunday 13 May 2018|
|Watford||Tuesday 28 November 2017|
|Manchester United||Saturday 11 February 2017|
According to past match statistics, there is a 22% chance for Watford to win, 25% for a Draw and 53% for Manchester United to win.
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