Swansea vs Manchester United – Saturday 19th August 2017 – 12:30 - Sky Sports Football

Swansea are 8/1 with Fernando Llorente and Tammy Abraham at 11/1 to score first.

Swansea face Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium Saturday lunchtime, with both sides looking to build on the opening weekend's results.

The Swans come into this match on the back of a 0-0 draw against Southampton, a solid result for Paul Clement's side.

That draw was Southampton's sixth successive draw at St.Mary's, with the managerial change yet to take full effect.

The Saints completely dominated, with the most possession (59.5%), the most shots (29) and the most key passes (23).

What will have alarmed Mauricio Pellegrino was how wasteful the Saints were, only converting 2 shots on target.

It was an excellent defensive display from Paul Clement's men, who thoroughly deserved a point.


Tough Start

Swansea had a poor campaign last season, they had three different managers and only just managed to avoid relegation.

This point represents a solid start to their campaign, the fixtures don't get any easier with United coming to the Liberty.

There has been plenty of unrest over the future of Gylfi Sigurdsson, with Everton finally agreeing a £45 million fee with Swansea.

Clement will need to make some excellent signings, especially if they are to replace a man who contributed to 21 of their 45 goals last season.


Swans Underdogs

Paul Clement's side come into this match as underdogs, with last season informing the bookies.

This will be a tough match for Swansea, with United dominating their match against West Ham.

Swansea will be looking to reproduce their 2-1 win against United in the 2015/16 season.

Swansea City

Dream Start

The Red Devils come into this match in great form, winning their opening match against West Ham 4-0.

Romelu Lukaku capped a dream home debut when he opened the scoring (32), after expertly rounding Joe Hart.

The Belgian doubled the lead after the break, scoring an expert header to make it 2-0 (52).

Anthony Martial made an instant impact as a substitute, scoring a fine goal in the 87th minute to make it 3-0.

The route didn't finish there, with Paul Pogba capping a fine performance in midfield with his first goal of the season (90).

Title Favourites

That was an excellent start from United, Mourinho will be delighted with the all round performance from his side.

Romelu Lukaku enjoyed a dream debut, Rashford and Martial were lively throughout and Nemanja Matic was named Man of the match.

The 4-0 scoreline against West Ham was his biggest Premier League win as United manager.

The Portuguese is still looking for one more signing to complete his squad, with a left sided midfielder top of his list.


United Favourites

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

Jose Mourinho will be looking to continue United's perfect start to their Premier League campaign, they are top of the league.

United will be looking to make it three wins from four matches against Swansea.

Man United are 4/11 with Romelu Lukaku at 11/4 to open the scoring.


Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Rashford to score first @ 4/1

Tip 2 – United to win 2-1 @ 15/2

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