Manchester United take on one of the Premier League’s form teams on Saturday. Watford have won every single one of their first four matches, and manager Javi Gracia — the man with a typo for a name — was rewarded for his work with the August Manager of the Month gong. So impressive have they been that Gracia has recently been subject to the accursed broadsheet love-in: see articles in the Guardian, the Independent and the Telegraph.
United managed to temporarily avert their ‘crisis’ with a convincing victory away at Burnley before the international break, but José Mourinho will know that defeat away at Watford would crank up the pressure once more. He’s without Marcus Rashford, who has a three-match suspension to serve, while Phil Jones, Diego Dalot, Marcos Rojo and Sergio Romero are all out. Marouane Fellaini, Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera all face late fitness tests.
Premier League schedule
We kick off at 17:30 in the UK, which is 12:30 on the east coast of the USA, and 09:30 over on the west.
Premier League TV channel
Those in the UK can catch the action on BT Sport 1, while those in the States are relying on NBC and Universo. Everyone else head on over to the listings on LiveSoccerTV.
Premier League streaming
BT Sport’s live streaming service in the UK, and NBC and Universo’s live streaming options in the States.
Prediction: David de Gea; Antonio Valencia, Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelöf, Ashley Young; Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matić, Marouane Fellaini; Jesse Lingard, Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sánchez.
The #WATMUN team news is in!— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 15, 2018
There's one change for #MUFC, with @Youngy18 coming in for @LukeShaw23 to face his former club... pic.twitter.com/CYtQJfZZxf
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