Manchester United vs Manchester City International Champions Cup 2016 Preview, Prediction, Match Time, Squad And News

Manchester United vs Manchester City International Champions Cup
Manchester United vs Manchester City International Champions Cup

The two Clubs from Manchester will go head to head in a fierce encounter in the China leg of International Champions Cup on Monday July 25, 2016 at the National Stadium in the Chinese capital Beijing on 19:30 CST. Both the English clubs will be looking to bring back their Pre Season back on track as both of them suffered a loss in their last encounter.

This match will be one heck of an encounter where both the teams will be hoping to prove themselves superior over the other by claiming a victory.

Manchester United Squad And Team News

Manager – Jose Mourinho.

Team – De Gea, Romero, Johnstone, Bailly, Blind, Fosu-Mensah, Jones, McNair, Rojo, Shaw, Smalling, Valencia, Carrick, Tuanzebe, Herrera, Januzaj, Lingard, Mata, Mephis Dpeay, Mkhitaryan, A Pereira, Young, Keane, Rashford and Rooney.

The Manchester United has blend of youth and experience as majority of team players are young Turks along with some seasoned Veterans like Rooney, Valencia, Carrick etc. The new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan who impressed in both the friendlies will also be picked. The absence of Ibrahimovic, Martial and Schweinsteiger would surely be felt.

Manchester City Squad And Team News

Manager – Pep Guardiola.

Team – Hart, Caballero, Gunn, O’Brien, Zabaleta, Maffeo, Denayer, Humphries, Kompany, Otamendi, Adarabioyo, Angelino, Kolarov, Clichy, Fernando, A. Garcia, Fernandinho, Dleph, Toure, Zuculini, Celina, Horsfield, Silva, M. Garcia, Nasri, Bytyqi, Barker, Zinchenko, Sterling, Nolito, Navas, Bony, Ihenanacho Aguero.

The Manchester City Squad has plenty of young players in their team along with some experience holders. The Manchester City squad has come in full force while the others like Augero, Nolito, Sterling, Silva, Otamendi and Hart will join the team later after their extended holidays.

Pre-Season So far

Both teams kick started their campaign on high but suffered defeats and will look to bounce back from that by winning this encounter. Manchester City lost their match against Bayern while Manchester United were Humiliated by Dortmund.

Rivalry Reignited

One thing is pretty sure that the Rivalry between two managerial superpowers Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola is all set to get reignited once again and it will take the Manchester derby to the next level.



Priyadarshan Singh Chouhan is an Editor at Playcaper. He joined Playcaper after working as a freelancer online & specialises in cricket and football.

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