Huddersfield vs Manchester United – Saturday 21st October 2017 – 15:00

Huddersfield are 9/1 with Steve Mounie at 9/1 to score first.

Huddersfield face Manchester United at the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in a packed round of Premier league matches.

The Terriers come into this match on the back of a 2-0 defeat against Swansea, a tough result for Wagner's side.

Tammy Abraham opened the scoring for Swansea three minutes before half-time (42), slotting home Tom Caroll's cut back.

The on loan Chelsea striker made it 2-0 three minutes after the restart (48), the striker ensuring Jordan Ayew's dink made it in the goal.

For Huddersfield, it's another tough result and it means they are now winless in six matches.


Excellent Start

Huddersfield did have an impressive start to their debut season in the PL, but they have really struggled of late.

David Wagner has been a revelation this season, with the Germans infectious management style working emphatically.

Four defeats in their last six have seen them slide down the table, they face a tough task in the form of United.

They are 12th in the Premier League, with nine points from their opening eight games.


Terriers Underdogs

David Wagner's side come into this match as underdogs, despite enjoying home advantage.

This will be a tough match for Huddersfield, with United in excellent form and looking to keep pace with rivals Manchester City.

Huddersfield will be looking for their 10th win in 43 matches against United.

Unbeaten Still

United come into this match in excellent form, winning their last match against Benfica 1-0 in midweek.

A bizarre goal settled the tie, with a free kick from Marcus Rashford walked back past the line by young Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar (64).

It was a dominant performance from United, who succeeded in shutting out another side this season.

The match wasn't one for the purists but limited Benfica to no shots on target and keeping 72% of the ball away from home is an impressive performance.

It means United are in pole position to qualify as group winners, they face Benfica at home in two weeks time.

Still Unbeaten

Manchester United come into this match second in the Premier League, with the Red Devils registering 20 points.

They remain unbeaten in all competitions but their performance against Liverpool did draw criticism.

That negative style was on show against Benfica but it does mean that they remain competitive on two main fronts.

They face a Huddersfield side who have struggled for form of late.


United Favourites

Manchester United come into this match as favourites, with their pedigree informing the bookies.

Jose Mourinho will be looking for a seventh win in their opening nine games, keeping the pressure on rivals City.

United will be looking for their eighth win in ten matches against Huddersfield.

Manchester United are 1/3 with Romelu Lukaku at 9/4 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Martial to score first @ 4/1

Tip 2 – United to win 3-1 @ 12/1

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