MX23RW : Tuesday, October 23 14:41:50
Sep 25, 2018 at 8pm UK at ​Old Trafford
Man UtdManchester United
2-2
DerbyDerby County
Mata (3'), Fellaini (90')
German Romero (67')
FT
(aet)
Wilson (59'), Marriott (85')
Derby win 8-7 on penalties
Timeline
3'     J. Mata (J. Lingard)
(Holding) M. Bennett        25'
(Holding) C. Forsyth        49'
54'     J. Lingard (Tripping)
H. Wilson        59'
63'     Fred (J. Lingard)
63'     M. Fellaini (A. Herrera)
67'     S. Romero (Handling)
70'     L. Grant (J. Mata)
(M. Bennett) F. Jozefzoon        77'
(D. Nugent) J. Marriott        79'
J. Marriott        85'
(J. Bogle) A. Wisdom        87'
90+5'     M. Fellaini (D. Dalot)
90+7'     N. Matic (Roughing)

How Manchester United could line up against Derby County

Ahead of Tuesday night's EFL Cup tie between Manchester United and Derby County, Sports Mole looks at how the Red Devils may line up.

Manchester United will be aiming to get back to winning ways on Tuesday evening when they face Derby County in an EFL Cup third-round tie.

The Red Devils' recent resurgence came to a halt with a 1-1 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the weekend, and now focus switches to a competition that they last won two seasons ago.

Having endured an indifferent start to the campaign, home boss Jose Mourinho may be forced to field a stronger lineup than he would have liked for this early-Autumn cup tie.

Here, Sports Mole looks at how the Portuguese may set out his side at Old Trafford.



Possible MNU XI vs. DER

Out: Marcos Rojo (knock), Phil Jones (hamstring), Marcus Rashford (suspended)

Assuming Mourinho gives Romelu Lukaku the night off, with the Belgium international starting six of United's first seven games this term on the back of a busy summer, there is a central-striking role up for grabs.

Rashford's suspension means that Anthony Martial may be given a rare run through the middle, while an out-of-form Alexis Sanchez and Juan Mata are options either side, as is Jesse Lingard.

Mourinho has already confirmed that Diogo Dalot will make just his second start for the club, a week on from an impressive debut in the away win at Young Boys, and on the opposite flank Ashley Young is expected to return after a two-game absence in place of Luke Shaw.

With Rojo and Jones still sidelined through injury, Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof have a chance to build a connection, and Mourinho also has Eric Bailly waiting in the wings.

Ander Herrera has shaken off a minor injury problem in time for this third-round tie, but Mourinho may not want to risk the Spaniard from the off, as Nemanja Matic is back from suspension and both Andreas Pereira and Scott McTominay are in need of minutes on the field.

> Click here to see how Derby County could line up for this fixture

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Tables
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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