Manchester United will look to strengthen their grip on the Premier League’s second place when they travel to face Aston Villa on Sunday. Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side have lost fewer league games than anyone this season, and haven’t been beaten away from Old Trafford since a 2-0 defeat at Anfield in January 2020. They’ll be hoping to maintain that impressive run against an inconsistent Villa, who are cruising to a comfortable mid-table finish.
Villa will be without their star man Jack Grealish, who joins Morgan Sanson and Trézéguet on the treatment table. United are almost at full strength, but are without the injured Anthony Martial, Daniel James and Phil Jones. Solskjær will be expecting to reap the rewards for some squad rotation in the Europa League defeat to Roma on Thursday.
Premier League schedule
It’s a 14:05 kickoff in the UK, which translates to 9:05 AM on the east coast of the U.S. and an eye-watering 6:05 AM kickoff on the west.
Premier League channel
Sky Sports Main Event or Sky Sports Premier League for those in the UK. Unfortunately the game isn’t being shown on TV in the States. Everyone else, head on over to LiveSoccerTV to find your viewing options.
Premier League streaming
Sky Go Extra for those in the UK. In the States, you can catch the action on Peacock. If you’re in Canada, you can stream the game through DAZN.
Prediction: Dean Henderson; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelöf, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Fred, Scott McTominay; Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba; Edinson Cavani.
Update: Almost. Mason Greenwood starts instead of Cavani.
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