[Teams] Man Utd vs West Ham: Confirmed line-ups from Old Trafford
Manchester United will be aiming to close-in on the top four with a win over West Ham at Old Trafford tonight. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Manchester United will be aiming to close-in on the top four with a win over West Ham at Old Trafford this evening.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has rested Victor Lindelof for the game with Phil Jones being recalled alongside Chris Smalling in the back four. Diogo Dalot drops to right-back in place of Ashley Young [suspended] while Marcos Rojo makes a rare start at left-back with Luke Shaw also banned.
Scott McTominay is rested following his superb performance during the Champions League defeat to Barcelona on Wednesday night so Solskjaer clearly wants him fresh for the return leg. Juan Mata is recalled to start alongside Fred and Paul Pogba in the middle of the park.
Marcus Rashford is also rested as he’s been carrying an ankle knock recently so Romelu Lukaku leads the line up front for Man Utd. Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial are recalled in attack after being named on the bench against Barcelona in midweek.
As for West Ham, Javier Hernandez starts against his former side while Michail Antonio returns to the bench following a muscle problem.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
De Gea, Dalot, Jones, Smalling, Rojo, Mata, Fred, Pogba, Lingard, Lukaku, Martial
Subs: Romero, Darmian, Lindelof, Pereira, McTominay, Greenwood, Rashford
Fabianski, Zabaleta, Ogbonna, Balbeuna, Masuaku, Rice, Noble, Snodgrass, Lanzini, Anderson, Chicharito
Subs: Adrian, Diop, Fredericks, Obiang, Diangana, Holland, Antonio
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