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Man Utd vs Leeds: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side hosts Marcelo Bielsa’s men at Old Trafford on the opening weekend

Manchester United begin their 2021-22 Premier League campaign with a home game against historical rivals Leeds United.

Watch Man Utd vs Leeds on fuboTV (free 7-day trial)

The rivalry heated up in the 1970s but with fans allowed back in stadiums this season, it will be fully renewed once again.

Ahead of the game, Goal has the details of how to watch on TV, stream online, team news and more.

TV channel, live stream & how to watch

In the United States (US), Premier League matches can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (watch with a 7-day free trial).

New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as on a web browser.

Team news & rosters

Position Man Utd roster
Goalkeepers De Gea, Henderson, Heaton, Grant
Defenders Lindelof, Bailly, Jones, Maguire, Dalot, Shaw, Telles, Wan-Bissaka, Williams
Midfielders Pogba, Mata, Lingard, Pereira, Diallo, Fred, Fernandes, James, Matic, Van de Beek, Garner, McTominay, Mejbri
Forwards Cavani, Martial, Rashford, Greenwood, Sancho, Elanga, Shoretire

Man Utd has a long injury list to begin the season, with Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones, Alex Telles and Dean Henderson all out.

Edinson Cavani has been given extra time to rest following Copa America and will not play a part against Leeds.

New signing Jadon Sancho is not expected to play either as he only joined up with the club for training this week.

Predicted Man Utd starting XI: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Matic, Fred; Pogba, Fernandes, Greenwood; Martial.

  Leeds roster
Goalkeepers Meslier, Klaesson
Defenders Ayling, Firpo, Koch, Cooper, Llorente, Struijk, Cresswell, Huggins
Midfielders Forshaw, Poveda, Raphinha, Dallas, Costa, Harrison, Phillips, Gotts, Klich, Shackleton, Jenkins, Stevens
Forwards Bamford, Roberts, Rodrigo, Gelhardt, Greenwood

Leeds has just one main injury worry with Diego Llorente missing out for Marcelo Bielsa’s side.

Summer signing Junior Firpo could be thrown straight into the starting XI at full-back.

Bielsa confirmed that Kalvin Phillips and Jamie Shackleton have both proven their fitness and could be involved at Old Trafford.

Predicted Leeds starting XI: Meslier; Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Firpo; Raphinha, Dallas, Rodrigo, Phillips, Harrison; Bamford.

Last five results

Man Utd results Leeds results
Man Utd 4-0 Everton (Aug 14) Leeds 2-2 Villarreal (Aug 7)
Man Utd 2-2 Brentford (Jul 28) Ajax 4-0 Leeds (Aug 4)
QPR 4-2 Man Utd (Jul 24) Leeds 2-3 Real Betis (Jul 31)
Derby 1-4 Man Utd (Jul 18) Fleetwood 2-1 Leeds (Jul 30)
Villarreal 1-1 (11-10 pens) Man Utd (May 26) Blackburn 1-1 Leeds (Jul 28)

Head-to-head

Date Result
4/25/2021 Leeds 0-0 Man Utd
12/20/2020 Man Utd 6-2 Leeds
9/20/2011 Leeds 0-3 Man Utd
1/3/2010 Man Utd 0-1 Leeds
2/21/2004 Man Utd 1-1 Leeds

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