EPL 2016/17: Hull City Vs Manchester United - Team News, Predicted line-up

Hull, August 27: Jose Mourinho's Manchester United take on Steve Bruce's spirited Hull City on a crucial game week 3 encounter on Saturday (Augsust 27) at the KCOM stadium. [EPL game week 3 schedule]

Hull City are currently brimming with confidense after their back to back wins against Leicester CIty and Swansea City.

Hull City Vs Manchester United (Image courtesy: Manchester United FC Twitter handle)

Their comeback to the Premier League started on a grand note and they are currently at the third position in the league table just behind today's opponent Manchester United on goal difference.

Manchester United too have kick-started the 2016/17 season on a very high note under new manager Jose Mourinho. They won both their matches convincingly, AFC Bournemouth in the first match and Southampton in the second.

Their star recruit Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced his arrival in the English Premier League by scoring 3 goals in the first two matches. His brace last week helped the Red Devils secure vital 3 points against the Saints.

Another star player Paul Pogba who came back to Old Trafford after 3 seasons for a world record transfer fee too impressed last week.

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Michael Smalling has fully recovered and is all set to start alongside Eric Bailly at the heart of Manchester United's defense. He is likely to replace Daley Blind the first eleven.

There is a slight chance that Jose Mourinho might hand Morgan Schneiderlin his first start of the season beside Pogba in the central midfield, but we expect Marouane Fellaini to retain his spot as he had a decent outing last week. The attack force will remain unchanged.

Steve Bruce too is likely keep his starting lineup unchanged who have done stunning job so far in the season. A newly promoted side winning both their matches and currently placed among the top 3 in the league is a huge achievement.

Hull City will look forward to continue their good form and try contain Manchester United for a draw.

Predicted XIs

Hull City starting line-up

Goalkeeper: Eldin Jakupovic

Defenders: Ahmed Elmohamady, Jake Livermore, Curtis Davies, Andrew Robertson

Midfielders: Sam Clucas, Tom Huddlestone, David Meyler

Forwards: Adama Diomande, Abel Hernandez, Robert Snodgrass

Hull City predicted xi formation

Manchester United starting line-up

Goalkeeper: David De Gea

Defenders: Antonio Valencia, Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly, Luke Shaw

Midfielders: Paul Pgba, Marouane Fellaini; Juan Mata, Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial

Striker: Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Manchester United predicted xi formation

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