19 min: Martial and Shaw owning a row now? United are pretty tetchy. Bruno and Pogba both of those fail in their attempts to participate in defence-splitting passes.
seventeen min: Scott Parker is pretty vocal on the sidelines. His Fulham staff concede a delicate corner which doesn’t amuse him. United consider to be also clever and make a mess of it. Shortly adequate, they are back again in defence and consider to make up an assault.
14 min: Fred’s ball is skewed by an exasperated Fernandes. Cavani is producing a nuisance of himself in chasing shadows. It is likely to take something to unpick this lock.
12 min: All of the motion in Fulham’s 50 % but they search comfortable. Bruno Fernandes has been an absentee, suffering with a extreme lack of area.
eleven min: Pogba’s down. And it looks like an ankle issue in advance of he’s resurrected. He took a rap but it looks to be an affect harm.
10 min: United penalty declare as Fred falls. Fulham crack and Pogba is booked for a cynical foul. Both equally were proper choices.
nine min: Loftus-Cheek, back again defending, stops a Shaw cross in the remaining-hand corner.
8 min: This is a test for Manchester United, who genuinely do not like to participate in towards a massed defence. Fulham have retreated into their shell by now and will most likely use Lookman as their outlet.
Purpose! Fulham 1- Manchester United (Lookman, five)
Extensive ball out to Lookman who surges by. He’s onside, played there by Wan-Bissaka, and scores. Great complete. And a big shock. Scott Parker punches the air in delight!
four min: The television protection has authorized a first rate earful of the benches and their exhortations to the players. Fulham’s crew and bringing the ruckus. United have two sniffs, initial Greenwood and then Cavani.
two min: It’s cagey but Fulham have pushed up from the start. Wan-Bissaka will come underneath some stress with the ball on the edge of his box. Fulham then press challenging once extra, and Lookman will get area to shoot. It’s a lower skidder and David de Gea is delighted to declare it with his physique behind the ball.
Ok, we are go at the Cottage…Scott Parker and Ole trade pleasantries to the audio of Sleeplessness by Faithless.
Richard Hirst has been in touch. “Venturing into the land of inappropriate comparisons, I come to feel this match is the great observe up to the inauguration. Peaceful and reasonable Biden/Fulham about to repudiate narcissistic and self-entitled Trump United. It will be good to come to feel that we are taking part in our aspect in knocking them off their ……. perch. Not that I imagine we will, any longer than the pink 50 % of the United states of america will accept Biden, but in both of those cases a single can dream.”
Richard could not be a Manchester United enthusiast.
Here’s in which Ole Gunnar Solskjær earns his corn by urging his males to good things on what looks a stinking evening. The relatively antsy buildup tunes that readers to Craven Cottage are employed to listening to is blaring out to the empty stands. So, in this article arrive the teams.
Manchester Metropolis have won two- towards Aston Villa, however experienced to work challenging. They are top rated of the league and so United should get to leapfrog Metropolis and Leicester Metropolis.
The teams yet again.
Fulham: Areola Aina, Andersen, Adarabioyo Tete, Reed, Zambo Anguissa, Bryan Loftus-Cheek, Cavaleiro, Lookman
Subs: Rodák, Hector, Odoi, Kebano, Mitrović, Ream, Lemina, Onomah, Kamara
Manchester United: de Gea Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Shaw Pogba, Fred Greenwood, Fernandes, Martial Cavani
Subs: Henderson, Mata, Rashford, James, Telles, Matić, van de Beek, Tuanzebe, McTominay
Jonathan Wilson has plotted a path to glory for United.
Ole’s been bullish in pre-match.
For Fulham, Bobby Decordova-Reid helps make way for Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Joe Bryan techniques in for Antonee Robinson.
For Manchester United, Eric Bailly replaces Lindelöf at the coronary heart of the defence. Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood substitute Marcus Rashford and Scott McTominay, with Paul Pogba, who played off the flank at Anfield, is taking part in in midfield.
Must Manchester Metropolis – now taking part in Aston Villa at the Etihad – get then United will have to climb in excess of both of those them and Leicester to top rated the table. Scott Murray has the most recent from that.
Johnny Haynes. Ole’s Army helps make its way down to what will be a brass monkey’s evening out on the banks of the Thames. Manchester United require to get to leapfrog Leicester as Brendan’s boys have a greater purpose difference. They arrive up towards a house staff who have enhanced their overall performance degree though won considering the fact that November – towards Leicester – but only shed 2 times, with creditable defeats to Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis bookending 6 straight attracts. It’s even now much from difficult that Scott E Parker’s Fulham pull by themselves out of the mire if they come across out how to get matches. United’s performances at Burnley and Liverpool were not specifically scintillating but grinding together seems as a good a coverage as any this period. Previous time Fulham were in the Premier League they shed 7-1 on mixture to United, losing 3- at house in February 2019 to two ambitions from Paul Pogba – including a penalty – and a single from Anthony Martial. Johnny Haynes.
Kick-off at 8.15 pm, be a part of me.