Bruno Fernandes and Daniel James.

United Predictions v Leeds: And the winner is...

Thursday 19 August 2021 12:17

Did you make your United Predictions for the Leeds game?

The game is back by popular demand and we can confirm that a record number of Reds supporters took part on matchday one.

As so many of you already know, it's really simple to play: just register your starting XI, formation, first scorer, correct score and Man of the Match.

Your correct predictions all earn points and the fan with the highest score for each matchday wins a signed shirt, sent directly to you wherever you are in the world.

So who is our first victor of the season?

We are delighted to announce Juan Cardenas, a United fan from Colombia, as the recipient of our first prize with a perfect score of 125 points.

Impressively, that means the 25-year-old correctly predicted our line-up in full, foresaw Bruno Fernandes as the first scorer, backed a 5-1 win and picked our no.18 as the Man of the Match - which deserves a round of applause!

Take a look at what the majority of fans predicted...

90 in 20: United 5 Leeds 1 Video

90 in 20: United 5 Leeds 1

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FIRST SCORER

It may not surprise you to learn that Fernandes was the most popular choice.

The Portuguese magnifico repaid that faith early on, of course, by netting the opening goal at Old Trafford.

Here's what the majority of you predicted...

32% = Bruno Fernandes
28% = Mason Greenwood
15% = Anthony Martial
9% = Edinson Cavani
8% = Jadon Sancho

CORRECT SCORE 

The start of a new Premier League season is all about confidence and optimism, so you won’t be shocked to learn that fans backed the Reds to beat Leeds.

These were the five most popular results:

30% = United 3 Leeds 1
20% = United 3 Leeds 0
18% = United 2 Leeds 0
12% = United 2 Leeds 1
6% = United 4 Leeds 0

So how many fans successfully predicted a 5-1 win over Leeds?

We can confirm that just 558 of United Predictions users opted for that score - congratulations to everybody who did! 

Access All Areas: United 5 Leeds 1 Video

Access All Areas: United 5 Leeds 1

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MAN OF THE MATCH

Our talismanic no.18, Bruno, was given the award following the poll in our app and here's how the majority of you predicted:

55% = Bruno Fernandes
11% = Jadon Sancho
8% = Luke Shaw
7% = Paul Pogba 
4% = Mason Greenwood

Thank you to everybody who is playing United Predictions this season.

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