Your comprehensive guide to the Manchester United and Crystal Palace match in the English Premier League 2022/2023

Today, the Matchday 22 of 38 of the English Premier League season begins for the current season 2023/2022, and we highlight specifically the match between Manchester United against Crystal Palace, which we will show you a comprehensive guide to in the coming lines.

Match preview

Manchester United will aim to improve their top-four hopes in the Premier Organization when they welcome Crystal Royal residence to Old Trafford on Saturday.

Both teams are separated by 15 points as well as eight places in the current standings, with the Red Devils being in 4th spot and also the Eagles down in 12th setting.

Male United are just 90 minutes far from potentially raising their initial prize since 2017 after scheduling their place in the EFL Cup final courtesy of a 5-0 accumulation gain Nottingham Forest in the semi-finals.

After securing a comfortable 3-0 away victory in the initial leg, the Red Devils reduced to a 2-0 house win in the reverse fixture on Wednesday night thanks to a quickfire second-half double from Anthony Martial and also Fred, as well as a Wembley face-off with Newcastle United on February 26 has now been penned right into their timetable.

Erik 10 Hag's side are appropriately in high spirits currently taking into consideration that they are still competing on all fronts, and also their focus now shifts from the EFL Mug to the Premier Organization with Saturday's clash against Royal residence complied with by back-to-back experiences against Leeds United. At the same time, the small matter of a Europa League first-leg connection away at Barcelona is less than two weeks away.

Man United have actually succeeded on residence soil in recent months as they have won each of their last 12 video games at Old Trafford across all competitions, including their last five home suits in the Premier Organization-- not considering that in between May and December 2017 (eight) have the Red Devils had a much longer gaining run in the top trip at the Theater of Dreams.

Nevertheless, 10 Hag as well as carbon monoxide head right into Saturday's competition looking for to avoid a 3rd succeeding Premier League game without a win, after a 1-1 draw away at Palace on January 18 was followed just 4 days later on by a 3-2 away defeat at league leaders Collection in their newest top-flight fixture.

United, that rest 4th in the table and also 3 points free from Tottenham Hotspur in 5th with a game in hand, have actually battled to grind out results against Palace over the last few years, winning only one of their last five league meetings, as well as they will not take the Eagles gently this weekend break.

Crystal Palace have actually fallen short to win any one of their last five Premier League matches, yet Patrick Vieira will certainly have taken lots of positives from holding top-four hopefuls Male United as well as Newcastle to draws in their last two games.

A stunning Michael Olise free kick rescued a factor for the Eagles in second-half blockage time versus the Red Devils, before a resistant defensive showing kept out high-flying Newcastle in a goalless standoff 2 weeks back.

A lot more difficult components are on the horizon for Royal residence, though, as they are set up to face United, Brighton & Hove Albion, Brentford, Liverpool, Aston Villa, Manchester City and Toolbox in their next seven Premier Organization video games.

Vieira's guys currently sit 12th in the Premier League table, 7 points clear of the relegation area, however they might be forced to start examining their shoulders in the coming weeks if their winless run in 2023 proceeds.

Goals have actually been hard to find by when driving for Palace, who have actually drawn a blank in 6 of their last 9 away matches. However, the Eagles can head to Old Trafford with positive outlook as they have actually taken 7 points from their last four Premier Organization away video games against Guy United, including a 2-1 win in August 2019 and a 3-1 victory in September 2020.

Male United will certainly have to deal without Christian Eriksen till April because of an ankle joint injury, while Donny van de Beek and also Scott McTominay are additionally ruled out with corresponding knee and muscle mass troubles.

Diogo Dalot is still nursing a hamstring injury and stays doubtful, so Aaron Wan-Bissaka is readied to proceed at right-back, signing up with Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez and Luke Shaw in the back four.

David de Gea and also Marcus Rashford are both anticipated to return to the beginning schedule after starting on the substitutes' bench in midweek, with Tom Heaton as well as Alejandro Garnacho readied to make way.

Jadon Sancho made his opening night considering that October as a substitute against Woodland and also will certainly remain in opinion to include once again on Saturday, while Marcel Sabitzer could make his Red Devils launching following his deadline-day financing step from Bayern Munich.

When It Comes To Crystal Palace, former Male United winger Wilfried Zaha is confronting six weeks out with a hamstring injury, and he joins James McArthur (groin) as well as Nathan Ferguson (foot) in the treatment space.

Joachim Andersen could be in a setting to go back to the matchday team after missing the last 2 games with a calf problem, although the Dane is not likely to be tossed right back into the initial XI, so Chris Richards as well as Marc Guehi are set to proceed at centre-back.

Either Olise, Jeffery Schlupp of Eberechi Eze can begin in the front 3 in the lack of Zaha, while deadline-day finalizings Naouirou Ahamada and also Albert Sambi Lokonga will remain in contention to make their debut in centre-midfield.

Manchester United possible beginning lineup:
De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Martinez, Shaw; Casemiro, Fred; Antony, Fernandes, Rashford; Weghorst

Crystal Palace feasible beginning lineup:
Guaita; Clyne, Richards, Guehi, Mitchell; Eze, Doucoure, Schlupp; Olise, Edouard, Ayew

We claim: Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Royal Residence
Having actually dropped 5 points in their last two Premier League video games, consisting of two in the reverse component versus Royal residence, Male United can ill-afford extending their winless run if they wish to settle a top-four place.

Nevertheless, Ten Hag's side will certainly be confident of returning to winning means on house dirt this weekend and also they should have couple of issues against a goal-shy Palace outfit who will be missing star male and top scorer Zaha for the trip to Old Trafford.

Event details:

NAME: Manchester United - Crystal Palace
DATE: 4 Feb 2023
TIME: 15:00 UTC
VENUE: Old Trafford, Manchester, England

What channels will broadcast the match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace?

  beIN Sports MENA English 1 HD
  beIN Sports MENA Premium 1 HD
  Eleven Sports 2 Portugal HD
  SuperSport Premier League HD