Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(87) 57 Goals 37 (43)
(48) 29 Assists 15 (21)
(7) 7.2 Average Ratings 7 (6.7)
29 Average Age 27.2
181.6 Average Height (cm) 178.6
(1.3) 1.4 Shots pg 1.3 (1.1)
(47%) 47% Aerial Duel Success 39% (40%)
(0.7) 0.6 Dribbles pg 0.6 (0.8)
(1.6) 1.6 Tackles pg 1.3 (1.6)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Premier League.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Anderson Out 7.21
Anders Lindegaard Out 6.98
Paul Pogba Out 6.53
Federico Macheda Out 6.24
Nemanja Vidic Out 7.45
Danny Welbeck Out 7.17
Michael Owen Out 5.74
Darren Fletcher Out 6.72
Jonny Evans Out 7.19
Player Reason Status Rating
Ferry Bodde Out N/A
Kemy Agustien Out 6.46
Alan Tate Out 6.26
Angel Rangel Doubtful 7

Team News

  • It was confirmed on Thursday that both Jonny Evans and Danny Welbeck will miss the Swansea game with respective foot and ankle injuries. Chris Smalling and Javier Hernandez could deputise for the injured duo, though Sir Alex Ferguson could elect to play Rooney up front on his own again.
  • Phil Jones is in contention with Rafael to start at right-back, while Antonio Valencia is more than likely to return on the right side of midfield after missing the crucial defeat at Manchester City.
  • United have to get back to winning ways at Old Trafford after slipping up in recent weeks. Sir Alex Ferguson could well ring the changes in an attempt to freshen things up once again.
  • Angel Rangel missed the dramatic 4-4 draw with Wolves last time out due to a hamstring injury, and is 50-50 to make it back for this match. Brendan Rodgers elected for a 3-4-3 formation but is likely to revert to a flat back four this time around.
  • Otherwise, he has no new injury concerns, and only has Bodde, Agustien and Tate out.
  • Danny Graham scored for the first time in 11 matches, and much of Swansea's hopes for the final games this season depend on him finding the net.

Prediction

  • Manchester United have let an eight point lead slip at the top of the Premier League and surrendered 1st place to rival Manchester City after the loss at the Etihad last week. With eight-goals separating the Manchester clubs, things are almost certainly out of United's hands. All that can be asked of them is that they take maximum points from their final matches - they have no choice but to go all out attack and do their utmost to overhaul the goal deficit.
  • Swansea have very little to play for. Sitting comfortably in 12th position in the table, they will definitely be playing Premier League football again next season and that is exactly what they wanted to achieve. It would, of course, be nice to pick up a result at Old Trafford and potentially push for top-half finish, but the way they threw away a three goal lead at home to Wolves last week shows that they have little motivation left.
  • United were the first team to win at Swansea this season, and will be huge favourites to win this time as well. They absolutely must attack ruthlessly and, especially with the home advantage, will probably score a few goals. They should win, but will be dependent on Newcastle getting a result against City rather than hoping to catch up in terms of goal difference.
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Comments (2)

 
  • Galaw Galaw Man. United

  • 3-0? I don't know , Swansea is a good team ,enjoy to watch this season. It's going to be a tough against them ,but we have the quality and the mentality to win this game! 2-0 with good defense!

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