MAN UTD is entering a new era as Ralf Rangnick takes charge of his first game as caretaker manager against Crystal Palace.
United have had a rough season so far, sacked club legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after a dismal streak left them 4 points from 21.
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They also struggled to assert themselves in the Champions League, although now they have qualify for the final 16 stage under Michael Carrick.
Carrick took charge shortly after Solskjaer was sacked, but the club brought in experienced German coach Rangnick, an idol to the likes of Jurgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel, to stabilize the ship until the end of the season.
And first is Patrick Vieira’s Palace, who have lost their last two matches against Aston Villa and Leeds.
Palace beat United 3-1 at Old Trafford last season, and they will feature more than that in a spoiled attempt RangnickFirst day at work.
However, if United are to wage a final title battle, their home clash with Palace must result in a win, something they have struggled with mid-table teams all season. .
But on Thursday night in Carrick’s final game at the club, United put on a better face as they beat Arsenal 3-2 in a thrilling clash at Old Trafford.
What time does the Man Utd vs Crystal Palace match start?
- Rangnick’s first game in charge of Man Utd will kick off at 2pm UK time on Sunday, December 5.
- The match will take place at Old Trafford.
- There will be a full-fledged crowd attending Rangnick’s first game.
Is Man Utd vs Crystal Palace on TV?
However, the Man Utd vs Crystal Palace match will not be shown on live television in the UK.
The game hasn’t been picked up for television, but you can update the game right here, where we’ll run our live blog.
Cristiano Ronaldo could amazingly miss this game over fears he’s injured his knee celebrate his win over Arsenal.
Paul Pogba is still out due to a thigh injury he received while on international duty with France.
Raphael Varane’s hamstring problem will keep him out of action for several weeks so new boss Ralf Rangnick is expected to team up with Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire.
Luke Shaw could return but Edinson Cavani still has a tendon problem and Aaron Wan-Bissaka is suspected because of a hand injury.
Rangnick will have to decide whether to start Cristiano Ronaldo, with the Portuguese failing to fit into the German’s system repeatedly throughout the past week.
- Man Utd – 4/7
- Draw – 16/5
- Crystal Palace – 11/2
* Allowed odds of Betfair and correct at the time of publication.
Manchester United and Crystal Palace’s first encounter came in 1922 in a Second Division match that saw the old side win 2-1 at home.
Since then, the two sides have faced off a total of 59 times with United claiming the majority of 38 wins, compared to Palace’s only nine.
But the Eagles will not lack confidence in today’s visit as they have won their last two visits at Old Trafford – the visitors won 3-1 last season and 2-1 the year before. prior to.
In fact, the Red Devils have not beaten Palace at home since 2017 when they won 4-0, they went on to lose two-thirds of their three visits to Patrick Vieira’s side.
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United are entering a new season with caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick taking charge for the first time after signing a six-month deal with the Reds.
But Rangnick is not without injury problems when Raphael Varane (hamstring), Paul Pogba (hamstring) and Edinson Cavani (hamstring) are still sidelined.
Cristiano Ronaldo was also a big doubt as he hurt his knee during his signed ‘siu’ celebration against Arsenal.
Luke Shaw has missed his last three games against Villarreal, Chelsea and the Gunners as he continues to recover from a head injury.
Nemanja Matic is also absent from Thursday’s win over the North Londoners due to a hamstring problem while Aaron Wan-Bissaka is ruled out with a hand injury and will face a late assessment ahead of the clash with his old football team.
Palace boss Patrick Vieira, on the other hand, will be without Joel Ward as he received a one-match ban after he received his fifth card of the season in the 0-1 loss to Leeds on Tuesday.
Vieira will also be without James McArthur due to a hamstring injury while Nathan Ferguson has been sidelined since January 2020 due to a number of injury problems.
Joachim Andersen faces a late evaluation due to a hamstring problem that forced him out of international duty with Denmark in November
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