Date: Sunday 21st February 2021
Kick Off: 7PM
Venue: Old Trafford
Match officials: Referee: Paul Tierney. Assistants: Lee Betts, Neil Davies. Fourth official: Lee Mason. VAR: Stuart Attwell. Assistant VAR: Adrian Holmes.
How to Watch: BT Sport
- Paul Pogba (France): Thigh, unknown return date
- Edinson Cavani (Uruguay): Muscle, 75% chance
- Donny Van de Beek (Netherlands): Muscle, 75% chance
- Callum Wilson (England): Hamstring, return 10th April
- Fabian Schar (Switzerland): Knee, return 10th April
- Javier Manquillo (Spain): Ankle, return 10th April
- Federico Fernandez (Argentina): Hamstring, 50% chance
Team Form: Premier League
Head 2 Head:
Newcastle United currently sit at 17th place in the League, 7 points from relegation. Manchester United are in second place, with a potential to go 10 points behind leaders Man City if they beat Everton tonight.
United have faced up against Newcastle 170 times since their first match in 1895, a match which finished 5-1 to Newton Heath.
The Red Devils have dominated this fixture, winning over twice the games as Newcastle. United will have confidence heading into this fixture, they are unbeaten at Old Trafford for over 7 years. Furthermore, United have scored 8 goals in their last two fixtures against Newcastle, conceding only twice.
United: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Bailly, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Fernandes, Rashford, Cavani, Greenwood
Away Team: Darlow, Ciaran Clark, Jamaal Lascelles, Paul Dummett, Jamal Lewis, Jonjo Shelvey, Matty Longstaff, Joe Willock, Miguel Almiron, Allan Saint-Maximin, Joelinton
Players to watch:
United - Luke Shaw
Away Team - Matty Longstaff
Written by: BRPGsports