[Teams] Manchester United vs Stoke City: Confirmed Line-ups

By on October 20, 2012

Manchester United welcome Stoke City to Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon as Premier League football returns after a two week international break.

Sir Alex Ferguson has gone with three strikers today as Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck all start. Paul Scholes is also in alongside Michael Carrick in the middle of midfield with Antonia Valencia on the right.

Jonny Evans continues alongside Rio Ferdinand at the heart of United’s back four, with Patrice Evra and Rafael at full backs. David De Gea is preferred to Anders Linegaard.

Here are the confirmed line-ups.

Manchester United Team:

De Gea, Rafael, Evra, Ferdinand, Evans, Carrick, Valencia, Scholes, Rooney, Welbeck, van Persie.

SUBS: Lindegaard, Anderson, Giggs, Hernandez, Nani, Powell, Wootton

Stoke City Team:

Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Huth, Wilson; Walters, Whitehead, Nzonzi, Adam, Kightly; Crouch.

SUBS: Sorensen, Palacios, Jones, Owen, Upson, Etherington, Wilkinson

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