[Teams] Man Utd vs Middlesbrough: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on December 31, 2016

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Manchester United will be looking to keep the pressure on the top four when they take on Middlesbrough at Old Trafford this afternoon.

Jose Mourinho has made some changes to the starting eleven with Eric Bailly and Chris Smalling coming back in to the back four in place of Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo – who both drop to the bench.

Marouane Fellaini also gets a rare start in midfield alongside Ander Herrera with Michael Carrick rested while Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba in attack.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic once again leads the line up front with Marcus Rashford among the substitutes along with Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Man Utd

De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Bailly, Blind, Fellaini, Herrera, Martial, Pogba, Mkhitaryan, Zlatan.

Subs: Romero, Jones, Rojo, Lingard, Mata, Schweinsteiger, Rashford.

Middlesbrough

Valdes, Chambers, Bernardo, Gibson, Friend, Leadbitter, Forshaw, De Roon, Traore, Downing, Negredo

Subs: Guzan, Fabio, Ayala, Clayton, Stuani, Ramirez, Rhodes.

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