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Man Utd vs Bayern Munich prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 12th December 2023
Kick-Off: 20:00 UK
Venue: Old Trafford

TV: RTE 2, TNT Sports 1, RTE Player

*These odds are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change*

Manchester United will attempt to do the impossible to progress to the Champions League playoffs when they host Bayern Munich on 12th December for a round 6 group-stage clash. Will the Red Devils restore hope to fans? Find out in this Man United vs Bayern preview.

Man Utd vs Bayern Munich Free Betting Tips

In fourth place in Group A of the UEFA Champions League, Man Utd are on 4 points, a point short of Kopenhagen in 2nd place and 9 points shy of Bayern who are the table toppers in the group. We have the best free Man Uted vs Bayern Munich predictions below.

Total match goals – Over 2.5 goals

Man Utd vs Bayern Munich is expected to be a goal-fest. With  United looking to do the impossible and progress to playoffs, Ten Hag is under pressure to deliver magic. Old Trafford is alive to the fact the fact this is a do-or-die affair, so Red Devils in their thousands must come out to make necessary noise. We think both sides will register on the score sheet in a match that is expected to be very thrilling. Will United do the impossible or it will be another huge disappointment in a European campaign? One thing is certain! There will be lots of goals here, so over 2.5 goals is our first Man Utd vs Bayern Munich prediction.

Total team goals – Over 1.5 Bayern goals

Bayern loves to outscore opponents and for a team that is struggling with a consistency like the Red Devils, this should be fodder for Tuchel's men. With Onana expected to continue his roaming exploits in the 18-yard box, which has been typical of his style in big games like this, Bayern should have an eye for goals and we think they will. Bet on over 1.5 Bayern Munich goals.

Correct score prediction – 3-2 to Man Utd

In the final Man Utd vs Bayern Munich prediction, we take a bold guess, of course with a little luck here and hard there. Everyone remembers what Man United did a few years ago in Parc des Princes to turn around the tables in a UCL campaign against PSG. It is something we could see here, with the 1999 finals against the Bavarians still celebrated to date. We are giving United the advantage, especially with the home support and players determined to win back the confidence of weary fans. Bet on a 3-2 United victory.

The Bavarians are already qualified for the playoffs, so anything can happen here, and playing away from home makes things a little tricky for the visitors who have bad blood against the Red Devils.

Man Utd vs Bayern Munich – Team news

Bruno is expected to captain United in this clash with Bayern. The Bavarians on the other hand will likely be captained by Neuer.

Man Utd predicted lineup vs Bayern Munich

Onana, Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Shaw, McTominay, Amrabat, Antony, Fernandes, Garnacho, and Hojlund.

Bayern Munich predicted lineup vs Napoli

Neuer, Davies, Upamecano, Goretzka, Laimer, Kimmich, Guerriro, Coman, Muller, Tel, Kane.

Is player Casemiro fit for the game?

Man United have provided a positive update on Casemiro ahead of the clash with Bayern Munich in the final UCL group-stage clash. Casemiro is back to training after a lengthy time off the pitch due to injury. However, we do not expect Ten Hag to risk the Brazilian just yet, maybe hand him a few minutes as a sub. Casemiro was seen training alone at Carrington a few days ago before the club reached out to the press with updates.

What the fans think

The Red Devils are excited about Casemiro's return ahead of decisive UCL clash with Bayern

Gnabry ruled out of clash with Man United

How far will Bayern travel?

The distance between Munich and Manchester Airport is approximately 1,133 km, so the best means of transport to Old Trafford is by air. You will, however, need to connect flights with train, bus or taxi rides to the match venue.

It will cost a little more to get to the venue, so to avoid late bookies and potential hikes in prices, Bayern fans are advised to book their flights early enough and also find suitable accommodation around Old Trafford for ease of movement and convenience.

Man Utd vs Bayern Munich – Tickets

Man United vs Bayern Munich prediction

You can purchase tickets for Man Utd vs Bayern on the official ManUtd.com or reseller platforms. Note that, reseller platforms could charge a little higher prices ahead of this big game.

Moreover, the prices of tickets for this match vary depending on where you will sit. So, hover over the Bobby Charlton Stand, Sir Alex Fergusson Stand, the West Stand or the East Stand to find out how much you will pay. Also, take note that tickets are also sold for groups and the prices could vary based on age. The earlier you purchase tickets for Man Utd vs Bayern the better.

FAQs – Man Utd vs Bayern Munich

  • Who will be the referee in charge of Man United vs Bayern?  Espen Eskas
  • Which team is the favourite to win this game? Bayern Munich have a massive advantage in odds ahead of this game.
  • Which team won the previous Bayern Munich vs Man Utd game? Bayern won the reverse leg 4-3 at home.

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