Manchester United are visiting West Ham this weekend to return to winning ways after a midweek loss.
In the Premier League, Manchester United remain undefeated with three wins and one draw from four games.
United has also been unbeaten away in the league since January 2020.
Last time at London Stadium, United won 3-1. This was preceded by two defeats in a row, one under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and one under Jose Mourinho.
United took a few extra days of rest after West Ham played in Croatia on Thursday night so there shouldn’t be any excuses for poor performance.
West Ham have to do without top scorer Mikhail Antonio due to a suspension. Andriy Yarmolenko could start in the front for David Moyes’ side.
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How is United positioned?
While United have a few fresh faces like Alex Telles and Scott McTominay available, both are likely to start in the Carabao Cup next week.
Expect the same back four that started against Newcastle last weekend with David de Gea in goal again.
There could be a decision as right-back with Diogo Dalot or Aaron Wan-Bissaka, but we would expect Wan-Bissaka to keep his place and Dalot to play in the Cup.
Will Donny van de Beek take off again? Probably not. West Ham midfielder Tomas Soucek will be a set piece threat and Nemanja Matic will likely face him.
Paul Pogba will play far to the left, but will also fall deep if necessary and contribute defensively.
This means that Fred remains Matic’s partner in midfield. While, as mentioned, we would expect McTominay to play in the Cup game, he could be an underdog for Matic here if he’s fit enough.
On attack, Cristiano Ronaldo will lead the lead as he looks to build on his encouraging three goals in two games.
Mason Greenwood is called back on the right with Jesse Lingard and Jadon Sancho on the bench.
From the middle of the week there are three changes in the starting line-up, Victor Lindelof, Jadon Sancho and Donny van de Beek were eliminated.
Raphael Varane, Nemanja Matic and Mason Greenwood would be their successors.
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