Manchester United v Reading Match Preview and Predictions 5th January 2019

Time: 15.30

Manchester United entertains Reading in the English FA Cup both sides keen to bag the maximum points in an encounter that United are heavily fancied to win.

Man United will be counting on their native home support to continue with their lethal form and dismiss the struggling Championship side.

The Red Devils head into the match buoyed by their 2-0 win over Newcastle United and a more of the same will be their top priority in the coming clash.

Ole Gunnar Solsjaer charges head into the match in lethal form having won all their last five matches save for their 3-1 defeat to Liverpool.

The home side will be keen to perform well in the competition which they in the finals last year to defending Champions Chelsea and make amends this time around.

Reading travel to Old Trafford hoping to stage an upset and sink the Red Devils in what will prove to be an uphill task or almost an impossible task.

Reading will be keen to bounce back from their 4-1 thrashing at the backyard in the hands of Swansea in their latest Championship encounter and down the on fire United side who will be looking to stroll past them.

The visitors are currently in super mediocre form heading into the clash failing to win a single match in their last five matches losing three and drawing three of their last five matches heading into the crunch cup tournament.

Manchester United will be counting on the inform French playmaker Paul Pogba to fire them past the visitors who will be keen to keep things tight at the back and hit the hosts on the break and clinch the crucial win.

Head to Head

Man United has won all the last five matches between the two sides.

Tip

Over 2.5

Odds

1.40

Stake

Medium

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