MX23RW : Saturday, September 25 16:13:22| >> :60:2169:2169:
Jul 4, 2020 at 3pm UK at Old Trafford
Man UtdManchester United
5-2
BournemouthBournemouth
Greenwood (29', 54'), Rashford (35' pen.), Martial (45+2'), Fernandes (59')
FT(HT: 3-1)
Stanislas (15'), King (49' pen.)
Lerma (31')

How Manchester United could line up against Bournemouth

Sports Mole looks at how Manchester United could line up for their Premier League clash with Bournemouth at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Manchester United will be looking to increase the pressure on the top four when they welcome Bournemouth to Old Trafford for Saturday's Premier League clash.

The Red Devils go into the game following a dominant 3-0 victory away to Brighton & Hove Albion, with Mason Greenwood and Bruno Fernandes on target for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, who now lie just two points adrift of the Champions League places.

United have managed to keep the momentum going from their impressive run of form before the coronavirus-enforced postponement, and victory over Bournemouth on Saturday would be their fourth on the bounce in all competitions.

Here, Sports Mole looks at how United could line up for the clash with relegation-threatened Cherries.



POSS MNUXI vs. BOU

Out: None
Doubtful: Axel Tuanzebe (thigh), Phil Jones (knock)

> Click here for Manchester United's latest injury and suspension news ahead of this match

Solskjaer's only injury concerns are Axel Tuanzebe and Phil Jones, although neither player would be likely to break into the United first team at the minute.

The Norwegian manager has a near fully-fit squad to pick from at this crucial stage of the campaign, and Solskjaer may keep changes to a minimum given the manner of his side's victory against Brighton on the South Coast.

Paul Pogba has returned from injury in terrific fashion and slotted back into the United midfield like he had never left, and the Frenchman should keep his place in the team alongside Nemanja Matic, although Fred and Scott McTominay are both options for Solskjaer should he choose to shuffle the pack.

Pogba has also combined well with January signing Fernandes, who produced a Man-of-the-Match performance against the Seagulls in midweek, and the Portuguese midfielder is expected to retain his spot behind Anthony Martial.

Teenage prodigy Greenwood opened the scoring against Brighton in sublime fashion and is in line for another start on the right flank, although Daniel James could come into the side if Solskjaer decides to rest some key players amid a hectic fixture schedule.

Brandon Williams could potentially challenge Luke Shaw for a spot at left-back, although the latter was substituted just after the hour mark against Brighton and should not be in any real danger of losing his place.

Of course, United will be expected to cruise to victory against a Bournemouth side fighting for survival, but Solskjaer will not accept any complacency from his players and will no doubt endeavour to name his strongest lineup possible on Saturday afternoon.

ID:404887: cacheID:404887:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:5676:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Liverpool's Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah celebrate a goal against Crystal Palace on June 24, 2020
Read Next:
PL Team of the Week - Martial, Salah, Pogba
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Championship
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Serie A
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
League One
League Two
National League
National League North
National League South
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
Norwegian Eliteserien
Swedish Allsvenskan
NIFL Premiership
Belarusian Premier League
Segunda Division
Serie B
2.Bundesliga
Ligue 2
Major League Soccer
Brasileiro
Copa Diego Maradona
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
J1 League
Premier League 2 - Div 1
International Friendlies
Women's Super League
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool54101211113
2Manchester CityMan City64111211113
3Chelsea64111221013
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd6411135813
5Everton6411127513
6Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton540174312
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham6321138511
8Aston Villa631297210
9Tottenham HotspurSpurs530236-39
10Brentford52215238
11Watford621379-27
12Leicester CityLeicester6213710-37
13Arsenal520329-76
14Crystal Palace512258-35
15Southampton504146-24
16Wolverhampton WanderersWolves510425-33
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle6033714-73
18Leeds UnitedLeeds6033614-83
19Burnley6024511-62
20Norwich CityNorwich6006216-140

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!