In their pursuit of securing a place in the prestigious Champions League, Manchester United will face Bournemouth in an important Premier League clash on Saturday. Kenyastax.com has lined up all you need to know about this match including TV channel and match prediction.
While Erik ten Hag’s first season as manager at Old Trafford has been relatively successful, their arch-rivals Liverpool are closely trailing behind them in the league standings. With only a one-point lead, United must address their inconsistent form to ensure a return to Europe’s top table.
Bournemouth, on the other hand, have already secured their Premier League safety several weeks ago. Despite having little left to play for this season, they have proven to be a formidable opponent. The Cherries have the potential to cause trouble for any team and pose a challenge to United’s ambitions.
What Bournemouth vs Manchester United kick-off?
The match is scheduled to take place at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, with a kick-off time set for 3pm BST on Saturday, May 20, 2023.In Kenyan time, Bournemouth vs Manchester United will kick-off at 5 pm EAT.The match will kick off at 4 pm in South Africa, 3 pm GMT in Nigeria,7:30 pm IST in India and 12 am AEST in Australia.
What TV Channel is Bournemouth vs Manchester United on?
Unfortunately, the game will not be broadcast live in the UK due to the blackout imposed across English football. In the US, Bournemouth vs Manchester United will be shown live on fuboTV.
Will K24 TV show Bournemouth vs Manchester United?
No.K24 TV will not show this match for free to Kenyans and other viewers but will show Liverpool vs Aston Villa. Click here to check K24 EPL matches schedule.
In Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and other African DStv subscribers, Bournemouth vs Manchester United will be shown live on Supersport Premier league while live stream will be on DStv now and app.
Optus Sport will show Bournemouth vs Manchester United in Australia, Star Sports select will air it in India with live stream available on jio tv.
Team news for Bournemouth reveals that Illia Zabarnyi, who made his Premier League debut last time out, could feature again, possibly alongside Chris Mepham at right-back. However, Marcus Tavernier will be unavailable for the remainder of the season.
Meanwhile, Marcus Rashford’s return to training has been overshadowed by illness, making him doubtful for the match. On a positive note, Scott McTominay has returned to training, and Alejandro Garnacho is pushing for a start following his goalscoring cameo against Wolves.
Bournemouth vs Manchester United Prediction
Considering Bournemouth’s unpredictable nature and United’s high stakes in this fixture, it is difficult to overlook the Red Devils’ determination to secure victory. With the desire to give their all against a team with less at stake, it is expected that Manchester United will emerge triumphant with a 2-1 victory.
Looking at the head to head stats, Manchester United has been the dominant force with 13 wins compared to Bournemouth’s three victories, while three matches have ended in draws. This historical record further reinforces United’s favoritism heading into the game.
Bournemouth vs Manchester United odds
Bournemouth – 6.25
Draw – 4.8
Manchester United – 1.544
In conclusion, Manchester United’s quest for Champions League qualification faces a crucial test against Bournemouth. The Cherries’ unpredictability makes them a formidable opponent, but United’s strong motivation and the importance of the game suggest they will emerge victorious. With a rich history of success against Bournemouth, the Red Devils are likely to secure a hard-fought 2-1 win.