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Hull City v Manchester United

Hull City v Manchester United

Hull City v Manchester United

If Hull City are to remain in the English Premier League, they need to beat Manchester United on the final day of the season on Sunday and hope results elsewhere go their way.

Hull City

Current League Position 18th (as of 21st May)

Last Six League Results W2 D0 L4

Home Record P18 W5 D4 L9 GS 19 GC 24

With Queens Park Rangers and Burnley already relegated, Hull look the most likely to join them in the Championship next season. Their destiny is no longer in their own hands but there is still a glimmer of hope. If Hull can somehow win here they need West Ham to avoid defeat at Newcastle they would survive and Newcastle would be relegated. Hull did beat Liverpool 1-0 at this ground last month, one of just five home wins and eight all season but all the other top sides have left this stadium maximum points.

Manchester United

Current League Position 4th (as of 21st May)

Last Six League Results W2 D1 L3

Away Record P18 W6 D7 L5 GS 21 GC 22

Having secured qualification for the Champions League next season United’s season has been satisfactory but far from spectacular. A slow start to the campaign and below par away record has prevented United from finishing far closer to Chelsea and they look set to finish in fourth spot. Only one third of their road trips have ended in victory and that is certainly something Louis van Gaal will want to rectify next season. In their favour here, United have a dominant record against Hull.

Overall Head to Head Record

Played 7

Hull Wins 0

Draws 0

Man United Wins 7

Last time they met

29/11/14 EPL Man United 3-0 Hull

Man United Scorers: Smalling (16), Rooney (42), van Persie (66)

Half time: 2-0

Previous Five Head to Heads Results

06/05/14 EPL Man United 3-1 Hull

26/12/13 EPL Hull 2-3 Man United

23/01/10 EPL Man United 4-0 Hull

27/12/09 EPL Hull 1-3 Man United

24/05/09 EPL Hull 0-1 Man United

Match Result Betting

Hull 3.20

Draw 3.50

Man United 2.10

*Odds are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

Summary:

The first goal here is vital and it could be worth taking a chance on Hull who have so much more riding on this game. Whether Hull have enough quality to win over 90 minutes is another matter but the home side get our vote to open the scoring.

Pick: First team to score, Hull @2.30

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