Manchester United are back in cup action on Sunday, as they make the short trip to face Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup fifth round. It has been five years since these sides last met, and both teams have had a rocky ride since. Rovers have been unable to recover from top flight relegation in 2012, and currently find themselves fighting for survival down in the Championship. Neither their squad nor incumbent manager Owen Coyle offer much cause for optimism, and United should really be expecting to record a comfortable victory.
However, Mourinho is likely to make at least a few adjustments to his starting lineup, and it wouldn't be surprising if Rovers performed a little above their usual level when freed from the crushing pressure of a relegation battle. It goes without saying that Mourinho will very much hope to get the job done at Ewood Park, with United already having to deal with significant fixture congestion.
What's the team news?
United have no confirmed absentees, though Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Michael Carrick, Wayne Rooney and Phil Jones are all doubtful. With Ander Herrera and Eric Bailly both suspended for Thursday's Europa League second leg against Saint-Étienne, they could well maintain their positions in the starting lineup. Sergio Romero is expected to be given the nod over David de Gea between the sticks.
Where can I catch the action?
The game kicks off at 4:15 p.m. GMT, and 11:15 a.m. ET. Those int he U.K. can catch the action on BT Sport 2 and online on BT's live streaming service. In the States it is being televised on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes, with online options courtesy of Fox Sports Go and Fox Soccer 2Go.