The League Cup's the League Cup, yes, but a derby's a derby, and Jose Mourinho has picked a fairly strong team to face Manchester City this evening. But despite the rumours throughout the day, there's still no sign of Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic starts up front, ahead of what we think will be an attacking trio of Juan Mata and Marcus Rashford either side of Paul Pogba. Behind them, Michael Carrick and Ander Herrera will do the passing and running respectively.
In defence, a few enforced changes. Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind start in the centre of defence, as neither Eric Bailly (injured) or Chris Smalling (on the naughty step) make the squad. Either side of them will be Luke Shaw and Antonio Valencia, and behind them David de Gea.
On the bench, helping Sergio Romero with his killer sudoku, we have Matteo Darmian, Marouane Fellaini, Morgan Schneiderlin, Jesse Lingard, Memphis Depay and Ashley Young.
No Wayne Rooney either. Huh.