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Two big changes after injury blow | Expected Man Utd line-up (4-2-3-1) vs Crystal Palace

Manchester United will be aiming to return to winning ways in tonight’s Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

The Red Devils have been in poor league form since the international break, picking up just seven points from a possible 18.

They have now dropped to eighth in the standings behind Chelsea, who have a vastly better goal difference at the moment.

However, United have the opportunity to climb up to sixth ahead of Newcastle United if they beat Palace.

The club have confirmed that Harry Maguire won’t be involved after picking up a muscle injury in team training.

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Predicted Line-up:

Andre Onana has played every minute of the top-flight campaign and is assured of keeping his place between the sticks.

The Cameroon international needs a better performance, having gifted goals in the last two league outings. He conceded a penalty against Burnley last time around.

There will be an enforced change in defence with Maguire sidelined. Jonny Evans, who has just returned to training, could be drafted straight into the line-up alongside Casemiro.

The club are currently without Maguire, Lisandro Martinez, Raphael Varane, Victor Lindelof and Willy Kambwala in central defence.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Diogo Dalot are assured starters at full-back with Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia still absent with respective injuries.

Christian Eriksen will make way for Mason Mount in midfield. The Englishman could make his first start since November alongside Kobbie Mainoo in the centre of the park.

Bruno Fernandes has been carrying a wrist injury in recent games and he is doubtful for today’s trip. However, the Portuguese should feature the starting XI in the number 10 role.

Fernandes has been in superb league form with seven goals and two assists in his last seven outings.

Antony and Alejandro Garnacho should continue on the flanks. Marcus Rashford has been ruled out of the game with an injury sustained against Coventry City.

Antony scored against Burnley after a defensive error. It was his first goal of the league campaign – he will be aiming to deliver another good attacking performance against Palace tonight.

Rasmus Hojlund is guaranteed to lead the attack. He has scored just once since his return from injury in March but should start once more. Anthony Martial is only in partial training after groin surgery.

How Man Utd could line up against Crystal Palace

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