Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær will have to make do with a threadbare first-team squad when his side travel to face an embattled Crystal Palace on Wednesday. The Reds have no fewer than 10 players on the treatment table, with only Marcus Rashford in with any chance of making kickoff.
If there is any good news, it is that Palace theoretically shouldn’t be much of a threat. Roy Hodgson’s sides are invariably well-organised and head into this match unbeaten in four, but the Eagles still find themselves only six points clear of the bottom three. Anything other than a win would be disappointing for United.
Solskjær will be without Antonio Valencia, Matteo Darmian, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Anthony Martial, Nemanja Matić, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones, while Marcus Rashford faces a late fitness test. The Eagles have injury problems of their own, though former United winger Wilfried Zaha and ex-Spurs forward Andros Townsend should both be involved from the off.
Premier League schedule
20:00 in the UK, which translates to 15:00 on the east coast of the U.S. and 12:00 on the west. Be sure to minimise your browser when the boss walks past.
Premier League TV channel
It’s not looking good. There’s sweet F.A. for those in the UK, while those Stateside can only catch the action through NBC Sports Gold. Everyone else, head over to LiveSoccerTV to find out your viewing options.
Premier League streaming
Prediction: With injuries stacking up, we’ve not much of a clue. Let’s try David de Gea; Ashley Young, Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelöf, Luke Shaw; Paul Pogba, Scott McTominay, Fred; Alexis Sánchez, Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford.
Update: Very close, but Rashford only makes the bench. Dalot fills in at right-back, and Young starts in attack. We think.
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