2-1 victory in the FA Cup last week suggests the tea-time TV audience will witness another tight game at Old Trafford.
Sunderland v United – Saturday 30 March, 12:45 GMT
Following the international break, Sir Alex’s side will look to leap further ahead at lunch-time and exorcise the ghost of 13 May 2012 when the Reds’ 1-0 win at the Stadium of Light, courtesy of Wayne Rooney’s first-half strike, was rendered meaningless by injury-time events at the Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City v Newcastle United – Saturday 30 March, 15:00 GMT
Part two of Easter Saturday’s Manchester vs North-East double header should result in a home win if the Magpies’ miserable record against the Blues is any guide. City have won all of the last six meetings, home and away.