Manchester United are looking to bounce back from a humiliating 6-1 defeat at home by Tottenham Hotspur which makes their heaviest defeat ever in the history of Premier league. The red devils will be facing Newcastle United at St James Park; which is a must win fixture for Solskjear career and Manchester United to remain relevant in the title contention. Manchester United are currently 16th in the Premier league table standings after only 1 win in 3 Premier league fixtures while Newcastle are 9th with 7 points after securing 2 wins and a draw in 4 opening Premier league fixtures. Manchester United are still assessing Captain Harry Maguire fitness as Alex Telles expected to make his first debut with Edinson Cavani still in quarantine.
Manchester United will be careful to maintain their first premier league cleansheet and score more goals inorder to amortize their negative goal difference. The Red Devils have dominated the fixture with 4 wins in their last 6 Premier league meetings, drawing once and lost twice in their most recent 3 matches at St James Park. Manchester United won 4-1 in their last most recent fixture in December 2019 where Martial scored twice, Rashford and Greenwood were also on target. Solskjear is expected to rotate his squad due to the upcoming champions league fixtures against PSG and RB Leipizing with premier league giants lined up to face the red devils including Chelsea, Arsenal and Everton.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjear in prematch press conference confirmed that he will be making several changes to his starting XI squad with new players given priority. Maguire is likely to start in bench with Fernandez being named today's Captain where he will partner with Pogba and Donny Van De Been in the Midfield for the first time. Dean Henderson is likely to start as Goalkeeper with a defence comprising of Tuanzebe, Telles, Baily and Mengi. Solskjear will incorporate his favourite 4-3-3 formation with Rashford, Ighalo and Greenwood starting as forwards. Manchester United will settle for nothing less than a clean sheet win with several goals scored in order to boost their confidence as they travel to Paris in Tuesday to face PSG.
Content created and supplied by: DiqxontheLordking (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More