Manchester United, the most popular English club with more than 73 millions followers on facebook and almost 20 millions followers on twitter, is highly loved, admired and supported worldwide. The team with the record 20 English league titles are now participating in the preseason friendlies. They have been to Australia, Singapore and China so far. Now the Red Devils are heading towards the country of ‘Mid Night Sun’ Norway. There they will play Eliteserien side Kristiansund BK on the 30th July. Ullevaal Stadium situated in the Oslo, which is used as the home ground of the Norway national football team, will host the match. The match has been scheduled to be kicked off at the 7 pm local time. The visitors have already featured in 4 commercial matches and have managed to win all of them and will be looking for their 5th victory.
- Participating Teams: Kristiansund BK vs Man Utd
- Competition: Friendly Match
- Date: 30th July
- Time: 6 pm BST/ 5 pm GMT/ 7 pm Local Time
- Day: Tuesday
- Venue: Ullevaal Stadion
- Location: Sognsveien 75 Oslo, Norway
- Capacity: 28,000
- Surface: Natural Grass
Kristiansund BK Squad:
- Goalkeepers: Sean McDermott, Andreas Vaikla.
- Defenders: Joachim Bjerkas, Cristofer Aasbak, Christophe Psyche, Erlend Sivertsen, Christopher Lindquist, Sondre Sorli, Max Williamsen.
- Midfielders: Andreas Hopmark, Haris Cirak, Liridon Kalludra, Amidou Diop, Bent Sormo, Pal Erik Ulvestad, Henrik Gsejdal, Brent Lepisdu, Serine Mbacke, Mbaye.
- Forwards: Dan Peter Ulvestad, Torgil Gjertsen, Flamur Kastrati, Bendik Bye, Jesper Isaksen, Meinhard Olsen, Kristoffer Hoven, Aliou Coly, Thomas Amang.
Manchester United Squad:
- Goalkeepers: Joel Castro Pereira, Sergio Romero, Lee Grant, David de Gea.
- Defenders: Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo, Ashley Young, Diogo Dalot, Luke Shaw, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Matteo Darmian, Axel Tuanzebe.
- Midfielders: Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Andreas Pereira, Fred, Daniel James, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay, Angel Gomes, Mason Greenwood.
- Forwards: Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Tahith Chong.
Kristiansund BK Last 5 Matches:
- 5-2 Win vs Lillestorm
- 0-1 Defeat vs Rosenborg
- 1-2 Defeat Odd
- 0-1 Defeat vs Stabaek
- 3-1 Win vs Levanger
Man Utd Last 5 Matches:
- 2-1 Win vs Tottenham Hotspur
- 1-0 Win vs Inter Milan
- 4-0 Win vs Leeds
- 2-0 Win vs Perth Glory
- 0-2 Defeat vs Cardiff City
Predicted Result: Kristiansund BK 0 – 3 Man Utd
Match Preview: At first I must make clear that although it’s considered as a preseason friendly, it’s a
Man Utd are in sublime form and are playing superb football since the start of this campaign. They have stick with their in form players and shuffling among the experienced and the young ones and look pretty much favourite in this clash.
My prediction is a clean sheet for the Red Devils and a dominating victory for them.