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Watford VS Manchester United. Facts You Need to Know

After a two-week break, Manchester United are back in action this weekend as they travel to Watford for the third away game of the new season.

Victory on Saturday would give Watford a club record of five consecutive victories at the beginning of a league campaign.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says Luke Shaw is available for selection but Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera are doubts.

Marcus Rashford is suspended, while Marcos Rojo and Diego Dalot will feature in Premier League 2 action on Friday night, so will not play on Saturday evening.

Watford have only two injury-enforced absences with midfielders Tom Cleverley and Gerard Deulofeu.

Watford have lost 12 of their last 13 matches against Manchester United in League competition, with their solitary win coming at Vicarage Road in September 2016.

Jose Mourinho has won five of his six Premier League encounters with Watford, including each of the last three.

Should Romelu Lukaku score in this fixture he will have reached 20 Premier league goals for Manchester United in only 39 matches.

Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez has had a hand in six goals in five Premier League appearances against Watford scoring in both of his matches at Vicarage Road.


  • Played: 10
  • Total Wins: 1
  • Draw: 0
  • Lost: 9

Referee: Mike Dean

Assistants: Darren Cann, Dan Robathan

Fourth official: Paul Tierney

Betting & Match Odds

Watford are priced at odds of winning 4.08 according to VBet, while a draw is available at 3.51. A win for Manchester United is priced at 1.94.

Click here to see all of VBet’s offers for the game, including goalscoring markets, correct score predictions and more.

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