Everything you need to know ahead of Palace v United

Wednesday 15 July 2020 06:00

Manchester United travel to Crystal Palace for our penultimate away game of the Premier League season this Thursday.

The Reds will be aiming to bounce back from Monday’s 2-2 draw with Southampton when we take on the Eagles, and a win would strengthen our Champions League aspirations.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are currently fifth in the table, level on points with Leicester City.

With United travelling to the King Power Stadium on the final day, it means the race for the top four looks set to go right to the wire and, ahead of our 36th league game of the campaign, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know…
Key match info

Thursday 16 July | Premier League | Selhurst Park | 20:15 BST | Live build-up on MUTV from 19:10 BST | Referee: Graham Scott


Thursday’s Premier League match will be broadcast live in the UK, on BT Sport 1, with kick-off set for 20:15 BST. MUTV subscribers can watch exclusive build-up in the Match Day Live show from 19:10 BST, followed by live commentary of the game itself. With fans unable to attend the matches, our Season Ticket holders have been offered free access to MUTV Digital for two months, and can watch match highlights the following day, along with the rest of our exclusive content.

Graham Scott will oversee proceedings at Selhurst Park. The official hasn’t taken charge of a single United game this season, but we’ve won all four of the previous matches he has refereed, the last of which was a 2-1 victory over West Ham United in April 2019. Harry Lennard and Derek Eaton will be Scott’s assistants on Thursday, while Keith Stroud is set to be the fourth official. Meanwhile, in Stockley Park, Simon Hooper and Andy Garratt will oversee things from a VAR perspective.
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In the race for the final Champions League spots, Frank Lampard’s men were in action first during the midweek round of fixtures, hosting already-relegated Norwich City on Tuesday night. Leicester then face a tough home game against Sheffield United on Thursday, just over two hours before the Reds face Palace. See below for a full listing of all 10 midweek fixtures…


Chelsea v Norwich City (20:15 BST)


Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Manchester City v Bournemouth
Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur
Arsenal v Liverpool (20:15 BST)


Everton v Aston Villa
Leicester City v Sheffield United
Crystal Palace v UNITED (20:15 BST)
Southampton v Brighton & Hove Albion (20:15 BST)


West Ham United v Watford (20:00 BST)

Kick-off times are 18:00 BST, unless indicated otherwise.

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