Man Utd vs QPR Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Ups, Key Man + Predicted Score

By on September 13, 2014

Manchester United will look to kick start their season when they take on Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon. 

Louis van Gaal has endured a tough start to life in the hot-seat since taking charge at United, with a home loss to Swansea followed by successive draws away to Sunderland and Burnley.

However, there is a new sense of optimism around Old Trafford following the arrival of several high profile signings, with Radamel Falcao and Daley Blind set to make their bows after making deadline day moves to the club.

Luke Shaw and Marcos Rojo are also expected to make their long-awaited debuts, and the quartet will join Angel Di Maria in a new-look line-up this weekend that will hopefully see United get back to winning ways.

Rio Ferdinand is set to face his former side having moved to Loftus Road on a free transfer after being released by the former champions at the end of last season, and the defender is sure to get a warm welcome from the Old Trafford faithful.

QPR went into the international break off the back of a 1-0 win over Sunderland, with that win coming after successive losses to Hull and Tottenham, so Harry Redknapp will be keen to build some momentum.

Team News

Falcao is expected to come straight into the starting eleven which could see Robin van Persie miss out, depending on how van Gaal decides to line his team up for the game.

Luke Shaw is also fit to play some part although he’s unlikely to complete the full ninety minutes. Blind and Rojo will also feature while Di Maria should make his home debut.

Phil Jones has been ruled out for up to four weeks with a hamstring injury so he joins Chris Smalling on the sidelines. Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini remain out but Ander Herrera is in contention.

Rafael could come in to replace Antonio Valencia in the right wing-back position, but Reece James, Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard and James Wilson are all out.

QPR will hand a late fitness test to Joey Barton with the midfielder struggling with a hamstring issue. Niko Kranjcar is expected to make his debut having made the move on deadline day.

Likely Line-Ups

Key Man

Radamel Falcao: All eyes will be on the Colombian hitman as he makes his debut following his move from Monaco. His goalscoring record has been superb at every club he’s played for so you wouldn’t bet against him opening his account tomorrow.

Predicted Score

Man Utd 2-0 QPR: It’s going to take some time for United’s new team to gel but I think they’ll have too much firepower for QPR to handle tomorrow, with the Red Devils running out 2-0 victors in the end.

What team would you like to see start and whats your predicted score for the game?

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32 Comments

  1. Richy pennisky

    September 13, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    man united wil win 5-0

  2. Israel

    September 13, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    MAN UTD 7 – 0 QPR

    • chukwudi

      September 14, 2014 at 8:08 am

      Man u shall win qpr today with 7>0 up man u .forever united

  3. Mathei Jook

    September 13, 2014 at 9:33 pm

    United can win 4 :1 tomorrow guys bt less see tomorrow ok n i love man united,united in ma blood

  4. ephiel

    September 13, 2014 at 9:36 pm

    man u wil win 8:0

  5. olowoyeye isaac

    September 13, 2014 at 9:48 pm

    manu will win tomorrow

  6. Thomas Tabri

    September 14, 2014 at 12:04 am

    LVG should be sacked if he will change the three back formation that is gradually killing our team

  7. Thomas Tabri

    September 14, 2014 at 12:07 am

    How can united win with this stubborn coach who doesn’t want to change the three back formation?i don’t no what is wrong this man that he doesn’t want to listen and understand that the three back formation is not helping the team

  8. Luol

    September 14, 2014 at 6:43 am

    United 3:0 QPR

  9. young

    September 14, 2014 at 6:43 am

    Man U 3 – 0 QPR

  10. yusuflee

    September 14, 2014 at 7:25 am

    LVG u must be a fool if u dnt chng dis 4mation

  11. DoN fifty

    September 14, 2014 at 8:11 am

    Man u win with 8<0

  12. S¡r-Ammar

    September 14, 2014 at 10:23 am

    Man utd 6-0 QPR
    Falcao………24
    Di maria……45+2
    Falcao……..69
    Rooney….72,84,90

  13. tmills

    September 14, 2014 at 10:48 am

    4_0 that is it

  14. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:33 am

    Man U 3-0 Qpr

  15. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:38 am

    Man U 2-0 Qpr

  16. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Man U 3-1 Qpr

  17. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:41 am

    Man U 2-1 Qpr

  18. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:42 am

    Man U 4-0 Qpr

  19. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:44 am

    Man U 2-2 Qpr

  20. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Man u 1-0 Qpr

  21. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:47 am

    Man u 1-1 Qpr

  22. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:48 am

    Man u 3-2 Qpr

  23. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:49 am

    Man u 4-1 Qpr

  24. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:51 am

    Man u 5-0 Qpr

  25. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:53 am

    Man u 5-1 Qpr

  26. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:54 am

    Man u 6-0 Qpr

  27. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Man u 4-2 Qpr

  28. Olarinde Daniel

    September 14, 2014 at 11:58 am

    Man u 0-0 Qpr

  29. iyke malik emma

    September 14, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    there’s nothing wrong with 352formation of van gaal. man u 3 QPR1

  30. Gaius

    September 14, 2014 at 1:56 pm

    Is good Man U to win today

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