Confirmed lineups: Man Utd vs Crystal Palace

Manchester United host Crystal Palace in our first Saturday 3pm kickoff of the 2019/20 Premier League season.

We have taken four points from our opening two fixtures and fully anticipate another three points this afternoon.

Crystal Palace have taken just one point from their first two fixtures and are yet to score, drawing 0-0 with 10-man Crystal Palace and losing 1-0 at Sheffield United.

Here are the two teams for this afternoon’s game:

Manchester United

David de Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard; Daniel James, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial

Substitutes: Sergio Romero, Axel Tuanzebe, Ashley Young, Nemanja Matic, Andreas Pereira, Juan Mata, Mason Greenwood

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer goes with the same defence that has performed well in only conceding a wonder strike from Ruben Neves in the first 180 minutes of the season. Surprised not to see Juan Mata in the starting lineup

Scott McTominay starts ahead of Nemanja Matic for the third successive game this season. Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard will be the other two in the middle of the park with him, as Daniel James starts down the right wing once again.

Crystal Palace

Vicente Guaita; Joel Ward, Martin Kelly, Gary Cahill, Patrick van Aanholt; Cheikhou Kouyata, Luka Milivojevic, James McArthur; Wilfried Zaha, Jordan Ayew, Jeffrey Schlupp

Substitutes: Wayne Hennessey, Scott Dann, James McCarthy, Max Meyer, Andros Townsend, Connor Wickham, Christian Benteke

Roy Hodgson has named a surprisingly attack-minded team that will be a 4-3-3 when in possession. Wilfried Zaha and Jeffrey Schlupp down the wings, supporting striker Jordan Ayew. The former England manager also has Andros Townsend, Connor Wickham and Christian Benteke on the bench.

Gary Cahill makes his Crystal Palace debut following his move from Chelsea over the summer. It’s Scott Dann who drops to the bench as Martin Kelly will keep his place in partnering the former England international.

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