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This preview focuses on the EFL Trophy between Sunderland and Manchester United’s U21 set up at the Stadium of Light. After getting past Lincoln City in the last round, Sunderland are now looking to get to the top of the tree.
Sunderland vs Man Utd U21 Top Free Betting Tips
Sunderland inflicted the first defeat for Lincoln city in the EFL Trophy group stages after a 2-1 score away from home. Man Utd U21 are playing for the first time since beating Bradford City by a 3-0 score towards the end of September.
- Match result
- Sunderland win
- Total goals
- Over 2.5
- Both teams to score
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Sunderland have been able to register four wins in the last five matches across all competitions. This amazing run of form has put them in a strong position to even consider going on the way in the EFL trophy. After heavy losses against the likes of Morecambe and Accrington Stanley in away matches last season, Man Utd U21 will be delighted to have picked up a win over Bradford. However, sustaining the same against Sunderland will be difficult.
Total goals over 2.5
The last four matches involving Man Utd U21 have produced more than 2.5 goals. Meanwhile, the last three games for Sunderland have produced a ton of goals with two of the games even witnessing over 3.5 goals in total.
Both teams to score – yes
After a string of clean sheets, Sunderland now find themselves without one of the last two matches across all competitions. Even though a return to the Stadium of Light will infuse confidence into the team, Man Utd U21 have a number of talented players who can breach the defence.
Sunderland vs Man Utd U21: EFL Trophy Match Preview
Sunderland have the obvious disadvantage of League One football but back-to-back EFL trophy matches will be putting focus on to this group game. Sunderland are not far away from topping League One and this is largely down to an excellent start that the club has maintained so far. Apart from the loss against Portsmouth, Sunderland have looked stable so far this season.
Man Utd U21
Man Utd U21 are taking to field for the first time since beating Bristol City. The team certainly lacks the experience possessed by Sunderland players. Man Utd U21 are also at a disadvantage of playing away from home. There are some talented names in the squad who could make a huge difference.
Top Betting Odds and Stats for Sunderland vs Man Utd U21
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FAQs regarding Sunderland vs Man Utd U21 Coverage
Where is the match scheduled?
Stadium of Light will be the location where this game will take place.
When does this match start?
The game will start at 19:00 GMT on October 13, 2021.
Which team is the favourite to win?
Sunderland are the favourites to secure a victory from this match.
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