The weekend is barely over, Premier League football is only just finished for the week and we are already getting stuck into League Cup action. Lovely stuff.
However, the past week has not been so lovely for Jose Mourinho and his boys. Notching up three defeats, a derby loss, a Europa league loss and then losing to Watford for the first time since 1986. In the recent era, Jose Mourinho has only ever started two seasons with a record worse than this one.
With The Reds well and truly under the media microscope, a win is needed on Wednesday to avoid complete embarrassment.
Whilst Pogba and Rooney were being outclassed by Watford, Northampton ended a 31-game unbeaten run in league matches this weekend, losing 1-3 to Chesterfield.
They have already overcome Premier League opposition in the League Cup this season, taking down West Brom in a penalty shootout to set up a date with the Devils.
There is no doubt that Rob Page’s side will be going out on Wednesday ripe for a giant-killing. With confidence low and the vultures circling, if there is a time to take United, that time would be now.
There is plenty of money coming in for Northampton at to shock, with United short-priced at .
The sides have only ever met four times since 1965 and The Cobblers are yet to record a win. There is a first for everything, I suppose…
Alex Revell is Northampton’s top goalscorer, with four so far in the league, one more than Zlatan Ibrahimovic for The Reds. Both Teams To Score at looks a decent punt, United’s defence are far from solid and Northampton have netted 11 goals so far this campaign.
If you fancy the outsider, Revell to score and Northampton to win is a whopping . For those looking to air on the side of caution, Marcus Rashford to score and United to win looks potential at .