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Team News: Romelu Lukaku, Anthony Martial on bench as Manchester United face Chelsea in FA Cup final

Team News: Lukaku, Martial on bench for Man Utd
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Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial are on the bench ahead of Manchester United's FA Cup final encounter with Chelsea at Wembley Stadium.

Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial have been named on the bench ahead of Manchester United's FA Cup final encounter with Chelsea at Wembley Stadium.

The Belgium international faced a late fitness test on an ankle injury ahead of the showpiece encounter against his former club and has been deemed fit enough to be among the substitutes.

Martial, meanwhile, has shaken off a knee issue but will have to make do with a place on the Red Devils bench along with the likes of Eric Bailly, Juan Mata and Scott McTominay.

Jose Mourinho has made eight changes to the side that started the 1-0 win over Watford last time out, with only Ashley Young, Alexis Sanchez and Marcus Rashford retaining their starting spots.

For Chelsea, Thibaut Courtois makes his first FA Cup appearance this season, with back-up goalkeeper Willy Caballero named on the bench, while Olivier Giroud starts in attack.

Blues boss Antonio Conte has made just three changes from the team's 3-0 defeat at Newcastle United last week as Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso and Cesc Fabregas come into the starting XI.

Full-back Emerson Palmieri has joined defenders David Luiz and Ethan Ampadu in being ruled out through injury as Conte seeks to end a lacklustre season on a high note.

Chelsea: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger, Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Bakayoko, Alonso, Hazard, Giroud
Subs: Caballero, Zappacosta, Chalobah, Barkley, Willian, Pedro, Morata

Manchester United: De Gea, Valencia, Jones, Smalling, Young, Matic, Herrera, Pogba, Lingard, Sanchez, Rashford
Subs: Romero, Bailly, Darmian, Mata, McTominay, Lukaku, Martial

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City97202632323
2Liverpool97201631323
3Chelsea96302071321
4Arsenal970222111121
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs9702167921
6Bournemouth95221612417
7Watford95131312116
8Everton94321512315
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves943298115
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd94231516-114
11Leicester CityLeicester94051515012
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton93241013-311
13Burnley92251017-78
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham9216814-67
15Crystal Palace9216511-67
16Southampton9135614-86
17Cardiff CityCardiff9126819-115
18Fulham91261125-145
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9036418-143
20Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9027614-82

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