UNDER-21S

Barclays Under-21 Premier League
20 March 2013
Barnet FC, Underhill

ARSENAL
v
MANCHESTER UNITED


Kick-off: 19:00 GMT, Live on MUTV

20/03/2013 10:35, Report by Adam Marshall

Under-21s face Gunners

Manchester United head down to London for the final Barclays Under-21 Premier League fixture ahead of the Dallas Cup and a break in domestic action.

Ryan Tunnicliffe returns to the fold after his loan spell at Barnsley while no out-and-out striker is selected with Adnan Januzaj and Jesse Lingard being asked to provide the chief goal threat. 

Warren Joyce's side have kept five clean sheets in a row and boosted the chances of reaching the semi-finals of the competition with a fine 2-0 success at West Brom on Sunday. The squad has already travelled south for the testing encounter against Arsenal at Barnet's Underhill.

Nick Powell is with the England Under-19s ahead of their game on Thursday with Turkey while Tom Lawrence is another player who received an international call-up (with Wales Under-21s). Sam Johnstone is unavailable after joining Walsall on loan with Pierluigi Gollini getting the nod in goal. 

The two teams contested an entertaining 2-2 draw in the corresponding game at Moss Lane and another exciting clash is anticipated.

The match, which kicks off at 19:00 GMT, is exclusively live on MUTV.

United: Gollini; Vermijl, Thorpe, McGinty, Buttner; Cole, Veseli, Tunnicliffe, Ekangamene, Lingard; Januzaj. Subs: Blackett, Sutherland, Cofie, Fornasier, Daehli.

More: Johnstone joins Walsall on loanWest Brom U21 0 United U21 2 

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