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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(63) 29 Goals 22 (32)
(37) 11 Assists 10 (20)
(6.9) 6.9 Average Ratings 6.9 (6.6)
29.8 Average Age 29.7
184.5 Average Height (cm) 181.6
(1.2) 1 Shots pg 0.8 (0.8)
(50%) 54% Aerial Duel Success 56% (52%)
(0.5) 0.7 Dribbles pg 0.5 (0.5)
(1.4) 1.4 Tackles pg 1.5 (1.8)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Premier League.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Darren Fletcher Out 6.58
Wayne Rooney Out 7.62
Rafael Doubtful 7.05
Phil Jones Doubtful 7.26
Player Reason Status Rating
Glenn Murray Out 6.35
Yannick Bolasie Out 6.94
Jonathan Parr Out 6.43
Lewis Price Out N/A
Paddy McCarthy Out 6.22
Jonathan Williams Out 6.33
Jack Hunt Out N/A
Jerome Thomas Doubtful 6.42

Team News

  • Wayne Rooney and Darren Fletcher will both miss the welcome of Crystal Palace through injury.
  • Phil Jones and Rafael are doubts, with Chris Smalling expected to start at right-back.
  • Marouane Fellaini is set to start start from the bench following his deadline day switch, while Nani, who signed a new contract last week, is likely to join the Belgian.
  • Ian Holloway has a raft of injury problems on his hands ahead of the trip to Old Trafford.
  • Glenn Murray, Yannick Bolasie, Jonathan Parr, Lewis Price, Patrick McCarthy, Jonathan Williams and Jack Hunt are all sidelined, while Jerome Thomas is a doubt.
  • Expect Crystal Palace to remain unchanged from the 3-1 over Sunderland.

Prediction

  • An inability to net in the 1-0 defeat to Liverpool on the back of the 0-0 draw with Chelsea means Manchester United have failed to score in successive Premier League games for the first time since August 2007 and David Moyes will be demanding his side end this baron run.
  • Palace put their first points on the board during the 3-1 win over Sunderland before the international break, but a trip to the Premier League champions is a much more daunting proposition.
  • With the strength in depth available to Moyes, a routine win for United is the likely outcome.
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