Manchester United vs Crystal Palace: The Patrick Viera-led team travel to Old Trafford for the gameweek 15 fixture of the 2021/22 Premier League season
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace LIVE in the Premier League: When and Where will the match take place?
The match is scheduled to take place at Manchester United’s home ground, Old Trafford. And the match is set to take place on 5th December 2021(Sunday) at 7:30 pm IST.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace LIVE in the Premier League: Live Streaming
The match will be available for the viewers LIVE on Star Sports Select 1 SD/HD. This match will also be broadcast on HotstarVIP and JIO TV.
The game against Crystal Palace would mark Ralf Rangnick’s Premier League debut as the United manager. The Red Devils currently occupy the 7th spot in the Premier League table. United have 6 wins, 3 draws, and 5 losses from their opening 14 games. The Hosts are unbeaten in their last two Premier League games and would be looking to continue the same this weekend.
The visitors are coming off a 1-0 loss against Leeds United. In the Premier League, Crystal Palace have 3 wins, 7 draws, and 4 losses from their opening 14 fixtures. Owing to which, They currently occupy 11th place in the points table and would be hoping to build on that against Manchester United.
Cavani, Pogba, and Varane will be unavailable owing to injuries. Shaw, Matic, and Wan-Bissaka are also doubtful for the game as they have picked up slight knocks. The rest of the squad looks fit to feature in the match this weekend.
McArthur and Ferguson are on the injury list and will not feature. Andersen has picked up a hamstring injury and his participation is doubtful. To add to this Joel Ward is suspended from the game after picking up 5 yellow cards in the league. The rest of the squad looks fit to feature in the Premier League game.
Manchester United XI:
David De Gea, Diogo Dalot, Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelöf, Alex Telles, Fred, Scott McTominay, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Cristiano Ronaldo
Crystal Palace XI:
Vicente Guaita, Nathaniel Clyne, James Tomkins, Marc Guehi, Tyrick Mitchell, Jeffrey Schlup, Cheikhou Kouyate, Conor Gallagher, Jordan Ayew, Odsonne Edouard, Wilfried Zaha
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Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United):
The Portuguese icon scored a brace against Arsenal to get a 3-2 win for the Red Devils. Ronaldo has scored 6 goals and provided 2 assists in 11 Premier League games this season. The 36-year old would be the go-to man for the Red Devils in the weekend.
Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace):
The former United man has been instrumental to Patrick Viera and his team this season. Zaha has 4 goals and 1 assist in the Premier League this season. He is the clubs’ top scorer alongside Gallagher and Benteke. The Ivory Coast player would be one of the favourites to find the back of the net against the Red Devils.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Author’s Dream 11 team
Goalkeeper: De Gea
Defenders: Maguire, Lindelof, Mitchell
Midfielders: B. Fernandes(VC), Fred, McTominay, Ayew, Gallagher
Forwards: Ronaldo(C), Zaha
The Twelfth Man Times Prediction:
Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace
We expect Manchester United to be rejuvenated under Ralf Rangnick. As the ‘new-manager syndrome’ kicks in, the Red Devils would be the favourites to win the match against Crystal Palace on Sunday.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision