Swansea City vs Manchester United Preview and Prediction: United to Win 2-0 at 11/2
Swansea City and Manchester United will play in the Round of 16 of the League Cup at the Liberty Stadium on Tuesday, 24th October.
The teams have played twice this year. In April they drew 1 – 1 and then Manchester United beat Swansea City 0 – 4 in August. The last time that Swansea City beat Manchester United was 2 – 1 in August 2015.
Swansea City have reached this round after defeating MK Dons 1 – 4 and then Reading 0 – 2. At present they are fifteenth in the Premier League with 8 points having won 2 games, drawn 2 and lost 5.
Manchester United reached this stage after defeating Burton 4 – 1 in the last round. They are currently second in the Premier League with 20 points having won 6 games, drawn 2 and lost 1.
With the exception of a hiccup over the weekend, Manchester United have been playing quality football all season. Swansea will put up a fight on their home ground but United will be determined to put the weekend behind them and will likely be hard to overcome.
A 1 – 0 or 2 – 0 win for Manchester United is the most likely outcome with Boyle Sports and Paddy Power offering odds of 11/2 and 6/1 respectively on both results.
Paddy Power Sport Odds: 6/1 Swansea City to Win, 7/2 for a Draw and 2/5 Manchester United to Win
Boyle Sports Odds: 6/1 Swansea City to Win, 10/3 for a Draw and 4/9 Manchester United to Win