With the international break having afforded Manchester United time to recover from their 6-1 humiliation by Tottenham Hotspur, Ole Gunnar Solskjær will be expecting a much improved performance away at Newcastle United in Saturday’s late Premier League kickoff. The Magpies won’t be easy opposition, having won two of their opening four games, but Steve Bruce is struggling with a lengthy injury list.
Newcastle will certainly be without six players, including first-choice goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, Paul Dummett, Matty Longstaff and Ciaran Clark. Jamal Lewis, Jamaal Lascelles, Allan Saint-Maximin and DeAndre Yedlin are all doubts.
United will still be without Phil Jones, who is injured; Anthony Martial will miss out as he starts a three-game suspension. Harry Maguire is apparently carrying a knock, though frankly, it’s hard to see how he could get any worse than he has been so far this season. Alex Telles could make his debut at left-back, though Edinson Cavani will not feature this weekend; he remains in a precautionary coronavirus self-isolation.
Premier League schedule
It’s a 20:00 kickoff in the UK, which translates to 15:00 on the east coast of the U.S. and a leisurely midday on the west.
Premier League channel
Sky Sports Box Office or Premier Sports 1 for those in the UK. Unfortunately, there are no TV options for those Stateside. Everyone else, head on over to LiveSoccerTV to find your viewing options.
Premier League streaming
Sky Go Extra or Premier Player HD for those in the UK. In the States, you can catch the action via Peacock, whatever that is. If you’re in Canada, you can stream the game through DAZN.
Prediction: David de Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelöf, Harry Maguire, Alex Telles; Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matić; Juan Mata, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford; Mason Greenwood.
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