Kristiansund vs Man United, Club Friendlies 2019: Preview, Prediction, Head-to-Head, Predicted Lineups and Live Stream
Manchester United kick off their penultimate friendly game of pre-season campaign on Tuesday evening as the Red Devils face Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s hometown club Norwegian side Kristiansund in Oslo.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men Red Devils stay unbeaten so far this pre-season, four out of their four games – including the latest being their 2-1 triumph over Tottenham Hotspur and Internazionale. This will doubtlessly put Man United fans in front of the upcoming season, as they’ll review that they had a poor pre-season before their terrible 2018/19 campaign.
They face a Kristiansund side, Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s hometown club, which are as of now midway through their third consecutive season in Norway’s top flight. Uglan as of now possesses seventh place in the Eliteserien, eight points away from the European places.
While Man United are as yet attempting to finish Solskjaer’s transfer plans off the pitch, they have had a fine summer on it with four successes from four up until now – including triumphs over Inter Milan (1-0) and Tottenham (2-1).
New signings Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka have added pace and intensity to offer fans a look at a new era of attacking football, and Tuesday’s friendly in the Norwegian capital will be a pleased one for Solskjaer to cap a groundbreaking year.
Kristiansund vs Man United Head to Head
This will be the first-ever meeting between the two sides. Man United last played a Norwegian side in 2017, when they beat Oslo-based side Vålerenga 3-0. Marouane Fellaini, Lukaku and Scott McTominay all got on the scoresheet that day as they effectively beat Enga at the Ullevaal Stadion.
Kristiansund vs Man United Match Details
Kristiansund vs Man United Kick-off Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Kristiansund vs Man United Kick-off time: 6 pm BST/ 10:30 pm IST
Kristiansund vs Man United Kick-off Venue: Ullevaal Stadion
Kristiansund vs Man United Live Stream: MUTV (UK), Sky Sports
Kristiansund vs Man United TV Channel: Standard Sport, Manchester United TV
Kristiansund vs Man United Prediction
Given the particular form of the two teams and the undeniable contrasts in quality, this ought to be a resounding triumph for the Red Devils. Try not to expect Kristiansund to transport goals easily however. Uglan have the best defensive record in the Eliteserien this season, with only 15 goals surrendered in 14 games.
Kristiansund vs Man United Predicted Lineups
Kristiansund Predicted Lineup: McDermott; Coly, Ulvestad, Psyché, Aasbak; Ulvestad, Kalludra, Bye, Diop, Gjertsen; Kastrati
Man United Predicted Lineup: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelöf, Smalling, Shaw; Pogba, Matić, James, Lingard, Rashford; Martial.