Crystal Palace will attempt to cease the Manchester United juggernaut in its tracks when the perimeters meet at Selhurst Park within the Premier League on Wednesday night.
Palace have been stuttering in current weeks, with the weekend’s 1-0 defeat to Chelsea extending a run of only one win in 5 video games in all competitions for the reason that worldwide break and issues don’t get any simpler with one of many division’s kind groups heading to south London.
On the plus facet for the Eagles, they’ve been one thing of a bogey group for the Red Devils in current occasions. Their 1-0 win in thsi actual fixture on the ultimate day of final season was their first residence league overcome Man Utd since 1991 however they’ve now received three of the final six Premier League contests between the groups.
However, this can be a United facet brimming with confidence, as they search a tenth win in a row in all competitions, one thing they haven’t completed since 2009 and the heady days of the Sir Alex Ferguson period – with Marcus Rashford spearheading an unimaginable turnaround in current weeks.
Here’s every part you could know forward of the conflict:
When is Crystal Palace vs Manchester United?
The match will kick off at 8pm BST on Wednesday 18 January.
Is Crystal Palace vs Manchester United on TV and is there a stay stream?
The match will likely be proven stay on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports HDR with protection beginning at 7.30pm BST. If you’re not a Sky buyer you possibly can seize a NOWTV Day Pass right here to look at with out a subscription.
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What’s the group information?
Anthony Martial was compelled off at half-time of Man Utd’s victory over Manchester City, whereas Marcus Rashford suffered a knock to his hip though that has since been performed down by the participant and Erik ten Hag. If Martial is dominated out, Rashford might transfer extra centrally with Alejandro Garnacho or Antony getting the beginning out vast, or new signing Wout Weghorst might make his debut up prime.
Lisandro Martinez continues to be regaining match health after the World Cup and Luke Shaw’s surprisingly spectacular shows at centre-back are protecting him out of the facet, with Tyrrell Malacia impressing at left-back. Ten Hag faces a call over when, or even when, to revive the Argentine worldwide into his beginning XI.
For Crystal Palace, ever-present centre-back Joachim Andersen got here off with a calf downside within the first half of the Chelsea defeat and if he’s unable to start out, then James Tomkins would come into the facet. James McArthur and Nathan Ferguson are long-term absentees, whereas Odsonne Edouard and Jean-Philippe Mateta are competing to start out by means of the center up entrance.
Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Clyne, Tomkins, Guehi, Mitchell; Schlupp, Doucoure, Eze; Olise, Mateta, Zaha
Man Utd XI: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Shaw, Malacia; Fred, Casemiro; Antony, Eriksen, Fernandes; Rashford
Crystal Palace: 18/5
Manchester United: 4/5
Odds through Betfair (topic to alter).
Man Utd are one of many Premier League’s most in-form groups in the intervening time and whereas Crystal Palace could possibly frustrate them for some time, the Red Devils ought to be too sturdy. Crystal Palace 1-3 Manchester Utd.