Premier League 2022-23, Manchester United vs Bournemouth, Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head

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Premier League 2022-23, Manchester United vs Bournemouth, Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head

Manchester United moved up to fourth place with a 1-0 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday, while Bournemouth are coming off a 2-0 defeat at home to Crystal Palace. Man United won their third straight Premier League game and are fifth overall, with a 1-0 win against Wolves at Molineux on Saturday, with Marcus Rashford scoring the only goal of the game against Julen Lopetegui’s side.

The Red Devils have already won four of their last five league games and have lost only once since the Manchester derby in early October, which propelled them to fourth in the standings, just two points behind third-placed Newcastle United. , who have played one more game. Man United are currently just four points behind second placed Manchester City after the same number of games (16). At the same time, Tottenham Hotspur’s home loss to Aston Villa on Sunday means a win on Tuesday night would put them five points ahead of Antonio Conte’s club.

There’s no denying that the club made a poor start to the season, losing their first two league games to Brighton & Hove Albion and Brentford, but they have since won 10, drawn two and lost two of their 14 games, and there have been there have been significant improvements under the direction of Erik ten Hag. Man United prepare for four home games in a row, facing Everton in the FA Cup, Charlton Athletic in the EFL Cup and Man City in the league after the game against Bournemouth. Ten Hag’s side will also go to Arsenal on January 22, while February will bring both legs of their Europa League knockout phase showdown with Barcelona.

team news

After more than a week of training after the World Cup, Lisandro Martínez could return to Man United’s starting eleven for this match.

Luke Shaw has played at center back in the team’s last two games, but could be switched to left-back for this encounter. At the same time, Aaron Wan-Bissaka could retain his position at right-back if Diogo Dalot’s hamstring injury at the World Cup sidelines him again. Jadon Sancho (fitness) and Scott McTominay (illness) are concerned for the 20-time English champions, while Axel Tuanzebe (long-term injury) is out.

After recovering from illness, Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof were benched against Wolves and may have to do so again. After being late for a team meeting against Wolves, Rashford should return to the line-up tonight, while Antony and Anthony Martial should keep their places in the final third.

Philip Billing, who left the Palace defeat early with a hip injury, is a major concern for Bournemouth. David Brooks and Neto will also miss the match, while Ryan Fredericks, Junior Stanislas and Marcus Tavernier may be too young. Siriki Dembele can replace Billing in central midfield, but it could be the same team that played against Palace, with Kieffer Moore and Dominic Solanke up front.

players to watch

Mark Rashford

Marcus Rashford has maintained his excellent recent form against Nottingham in addition to his outstanding performance at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. In the nineteenth moment, Rashford gave Joined the lead. With three goals, he also enjoyed a successful World Cup. With 5 goals, the 25-year-old Rashford had a forgettable campaign the previous year. Rashford has scored 10 objectives for Manchester Joined such a long ways in 2022-2023. His effort and skills against Wolves will give Manchester United an edge.

Dominic Solanke

The former Liverpool man scored 29 goals and provided seven assists in 46 league games and was instrumental in Bournemouth’s promotion to the top division last season. Although he has struggled to maintain his previous levels of performance in the Premier League, Solanke remains Bournemouth’s strongest frontline option.

The thin striker’s new scoring dry season matches with his group’s exhibitions and ranges six games. His scoring ability has been strongly correlated with Bournemouth’s performance; therefore, his return to his previous ways of scoring could be the spark needed to stop his downward trend.


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