Man United vs Sheffield – team news, match facts and probable lineups

AFTER picking up a point against Tottenham Hotspur in the first match on their return to Premier League action, Manchester United will go into their encounter against Sheffield United on Wednesday, with a renewed sense of urgency as they continue on their way.

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The Blades, meanwhile, recently suffered a noteworthy drubbing to Newcastle United and will be hoping to bounce back in some style at Old Trafford. As both sides still have a genuine shot at a Champions League qualifying spot for next season, this game could have some major ramifications on the league standings looking ahead.

Manchester United vs Sheffield United

When: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Kick-off: 19:00

Where: Old Trafford

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Probable Lineups

Team News

  • Paul Pogba played his way back into the starting XI with an inspired performance from the bench against Tottenham on Friday night.
  • Daniel James struggled against Tottenham and should drop to the bench regardless of the above.
  • Brandon Williams is also an option at full-back if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants more fresh legs for the welcome of Sheffield United.
  • Victor Lindelöf came off late into Friday’s draw with Tottenham with a minor knock. Eric Bailly will start if Lindelöf is not deemed fit enough by Wednesday.
  • Jack O’Connell has missed Sheffield United’s first two games since the league restarted and Chris Wilder will hope to have him available on Wednesday night.
  • Dean Henderson will have to sit out due to the terms in his loan agreement from Man United, with Simon Moore coming into the starting XI as a result.
  • Sander Berge has struggled in Sheffield United’s last two matches and should make way for John Lundstram at Old Trafford.
  • David McGoldrick is a doubt for the away side, with Lys Mousset in line to replace Billy Sharp upfront after his success in the reverse fixture.

Match Facts

  • There have been under 2.5 goals scored in seven of Man United’s last eight games in the Premier League.
  • Man United have kept a clean sheet in their last three home matches in the Premier League.
  • Man United are undefeated in 12 of their last 13 home matches in the Premier League.

Previous Meetings

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