Team News:4-2-3-1 Huddersfield Town Predicted Lineup To Face Manchester United



Huddersfield Town will entertain Manchester United at the John Smith Stadium on Saturday in the fifth round of the FA Cup. The Terriers will be confident about their chances against the Red Devils after securing an emphatic 4-1 win over Bournemouth in their last outing. David Wagner’s side has also beaten United earlier in this campaign which will give them hope to replicate a similar kind of performance this weekend. Meanwhile, the Red Devils were recently beaten 1-0 at Newcastle United last week and are currently looking shaky at the back. The FA Cup represents Jose Mourinho’s best chance of winning a silverware this season and he is expected to name a strong lineup for this clash. The recent history of the fixture makes a grim reading for Huddersfield Town fans as their club has only won once in their previous 13 meetings with United. David Wagner is expected to opt for a 4-2-3-1 formation but might be without the services of Aaron Mooy who fell victim to an injury last weekend. The Australian could be replaced by Philip Billing at the centre of the park while Steve Mounie might once again be tasked to lead the lines for the Terriers following his recent goal-scoring exploits in the FA Cup.

Defence

Jonas Lössl will once again start in goal for the Terriers and is expected to be shielded by a back four of Mathias Jørgensen and Christopher Schindler in central defence while Florent Hadergjonaj takes his place at right-back and Scott Malone starts on the left-hand side of the backline. David Wagner will be hoping that his defenders can keep it tight at the back against the Red Devils which will give them a good platform to get a result on the day.

Midfield

Philip Billing and Jonathan Hogg will line up as the holding midfielders and the trio of Tom Ince, Alex Pritchard and Rajiv van La Parra will play just ahead of them. They will be responsible for creating and scoring goals for the Terriers and will be expected to put in a similar performance to how they performed versus the Cherries last weekend.

Attack

Steve Mounie is expected to lead the lines for Huddersfield Town up top. The 23-year-old has already scored two goals in two FA Cup appearances and will look to get his name on the scoresheet once again when he laces up to take on the Manchester United defence on Saturday.

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