Preview: Manchester United vs Fulham – Red Devils Eye Semi-Finals, Casemiro’s Replacement Named, Match Info & Fixtures
Today, Old Trafford will host an FA Cup quarter-final encounter between Premier League clubs Manchester United and Fulham.
The Red Devils came from behind to defeat West Ham in the fifth round of the FA Cup, while Fulham defeated Leeds to go to the quarter-finals.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE MEETING:
Manchester United vs. Fulham
Old Trafford Stadium
Chris Kavanaugh is the official referee.
4:30 p.m. GMT
WHAT HAS CHANGED?
Manchester United’s midfield destroyer begins a four-game ban today after receiving a red card against Southampton in the Premier League, leaving United’s midfield with little help as Donny van de Beek and Christian Eriksen.
Garnacho will also be out for a few weeks with an ankle injury, while Anthony Martial is recuperating from a hip ailment, with Antony’s availability in doubt after missing the encounter against Betis due to a fever.
Marcel Sabitzer is anticipated to replace Casimero, while rested defenders Raphael Varane and Luke Shaw return.
Fulham will welcome back midfielder Palhinha, who has been banned for the last two games.
Cedric Soares returns to the team after being barred from participating against Arsenal, although Shane Duffy, Neeskens Kebano, and Layvin Kurzawa remain injured. William, who missed the Arsenal game due to a back ailment, also returned to Fuham.
Manchester United Expected Lineups: De Gea; Dalot, Varane, Martinez, Shaw; Fred, Sabitzer; Sancho, Fernandes, Rashford;weghorst
Fulham: Rodak; Tete, Diop, Ream, Robinson; Palhinha, Reed; Willian, Pereira, Solomon; Mitrovic