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

Not only are they fighting for a top four finish in the English Premier League, but Manchester United and Chelsea will now also battle it out for an FA Cup final spot when they clash at Wembley on Sunday evening.

Read: Hard-fought victory sees United progress into FA cup semis

Both sides comes into this fixture full of confidence having racked up wins in their league ties in midweek.

United were not at their best but saw off Crystal Palace 2-0, while Chelsea scraped past a relegated Norwich City with a narrow 1-0 victory.

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Manchester United and Chelsea in their earlier clash this season.
(Image: Manchester Evening News)

Time: 20:00

Date: Sunday, 19 July 2020

Probable Line-ups:

Team news

Both Luke Shaw and Brandon Williams are huge doubts for this clash after missing the win over Palace. Timothy Fosu-Mensah is expected to once again do duty at left-back.

Nemanja Matic will return to the starting XI against his former side after coming off the bench against the Eagles.

Odion Ighalo and Dan James are also expected to take part, having featured mostly in cup games this term.

Second choice goalkeeper Sergio Romero is expected to resume his duties in goal for the FA Cup, as he has done in all previous rounds.

Frank Lampard could rest Olivier Giroud, who has been firing on all cylinders of late, for their final league matches against Liverpool and Wolves.

Youngster Billy Gilmour is out with a knee injury, while N’Golo Kante looks highly likely to miss out as he works his way back from a hamstring injury.

Willy Caballero will also hope to get the nod ahead of Arrizabalaga Kepa in goals after featuring in earlier rounds of the competition.

Match facts

The Blues have kept a clean sheet in seven of their last nine matches in this competition.

Lampard’s troops have been very impressive in the FA Cup, winning eight of their last nine matches.

United have won their last three matches against Chelsea in all competitions this term already.

Solskjaer’s charges are also undefeated in their last five FA Cup matches.