MUN vs LU Dream11 Team: Taking a look at the most ideal players to pick up for your Dream 11 for this pre-season match.
With the 2019-20 season of the Premier League less than a month away now, teams have been indulging in pre-season matches in a bid to try out their complete squad and dwell into the best plausible combination ahead of the new campaign. One such side to do so toddy will be Manchester United who are squaring off against Leeds United today in Australia in what is their second match of the pre-season schedule.
The side who have gone to Australia to play a slew of sides defeated Perth Glory 2-0 with Marcus Rashford and James Garner scoring for the side while new signing, Aaron Wan Bissaka got his first minutes for the club after coming on in the second half. Today’s match against Leeds United is a part of a congested line-up with matches against Inter Milan, Tottenham Hotspur and Kristiansund to follow before the new season commences on August 11.
And with a daunting task facing them on Day 1 of the new campaign of the Premier League with the side taking on Europa League winners Chelsea, for Manchester United these fixtures are a chance at trying to get things right after a horrid season. It’s the backline especially which needs massive repairing with the side having spent big money to get in Aaron Wan Bissaka and Leicester City centreback, Harry Maguire expected to join the club as well.
Elsewhere for Leeds United, the pre-season fixtures have already been well underway with the side having partaken in a unique strategy for these encounters. The side has been split up in two with half the players going to Australia for these set of clashes while the other half has been sent back to England to work on their fitness back at the club’s practice grounds.
With both the sides having won their previous pre-season matches, Leeds United winning both of their clashes against York and Guiseley with a 5-0 and 2-1 score-line respectively, today’s match is the first real test for both these outfits. Both the sides are up amongst some worldclass players, star performers who’ll be looking to impress their mangers as they vie for a regular spot in the starting 11 ahead of arduous campaigns.
With Manchester United having most of their line-up to choose from and Leeds United having opted to go in with a half-strength side, its Manchester United who look to win this one. The two sides have met 109 times with Manchester United winning 47 of those matches while leads have the 27 wins along with the 35 drawn results.
Goal-Keeper for MUN vs LU Dream11
One thing which becomes of paramount importance when crafting a Dream 11 side for an encounter of such identity is the fact that changes are bound to come in fast. Expect the probability of either side fully changing their playing 11 after the first half to be an extremely likely one.
And going by this, we have opted for Leeds United goal-keeper, Kiko Casilla to be our man between the sticks. With a depleted defence protecting his goal, the shot stopper is bound to face a barrage of shots and will be critical in bring in the save points to your side.
Defenders for MUN vs LU Dream11
It’s a two man defence from Manchester United with centreback Victor Lindelof and rightback Aaron Wan Bissaka coming is for us. In Bissaka we particularly have a player who could come up with assists in this match given his forays into the opposition’s attacking half to link up with the crosses and passes.
From Leeds United meanwhile we have the sole selection of Liam Cooper wrapping up a three man defence. We have decided to limit our options to the bare minimum here given the fact that rotation is going to play a key role in this fixture.
Midfielders for MUN vs LU Dream11
Three players come in from either side for us in this facet with Juan Mata and Fred being our selections from Manchester United. Mata will play a good role in his side’s attacking soirees, cantering his way down Leeds United defenders and could end up getting good points in this fixture. David James down the left wing is also opted by for us with the new signing set to start the match as the side look to try him out.
Elsmere from Leeds United we have gotten in their new signing, Wolverhampton man Helder Costa. Joining the side on loan for this season, Costa will be looking to utilise his shooting and speed and convert it into meaningful runs which could see him get a goal today.
Strikers for MUN vs LU Dream11
After scoring in the previous match we have gone in with Marcus Rashford for this one with Mason Greenwood also coming in. The lone selection meanwhile from Leeds United with Patrick Bamford completing our Dream 11 side for today.
Captain And Vice-Captain
David James has been chosen as our captain for this match while it’s Marcus Rashford who is the vice-captain.
Probable Starting 11
De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw; McTominay, Pogba; James, Mata, Greenwood; Rashford
Casilla; Douglas, Cooper, Berardi, Dallas; Forshaw, Phillips, Hernandez; Harrison, Bamford, Roofe
Match: Manchester United Vs Leeds United
Date And Time: 17th July, Wednesday- 4:30om IST
Venue: Optus Stadium, Perth