Confirmed: United XI to face Spurs

Sunday 04 October 2020 15:30

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named his Manchester United side for our Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

United line up as follows:

De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire (c), Shaw; Matic, Pogba; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial.

Subs: Henderson, Lindelof, Fred, Lingard, Mata, McTominay, van de Beek.

Ole explains his team selection Video

Ole explains his team selection

Hear from Solskjaer as Eric Bailly starts in place of Victor Lindelof at centre-back…

Speaking to MUTV about his one change from our last league game - Eric Bailly coming in for Victor Lindelof, Ole said: "There was a tactical reason for it as well, but Eric has played really well in the two games he’s played. He’s deserved it in that respect. Him and Victor played really well down at Brighton on Wednesday. It was a toss-up between them, but we gave Eric the chance today."

The boss is also hoping for an improved Old Trafford display this afternoon following our opening day home defeat to Crystal Palace.

"We need it. I can’t say we got caught off-guard, but the first game was too early for us. Now we’ve had two weeks of games and training together as a group so we should be ready. We should get the tempo from the start, we should be able to get in amongst them and we should be able to create chances."

Tottenham: Lloris (c), Aurier, Dier, Sanchez, Reguilon, Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Ndombele, Lamela, Son, Kane.

Subs: Hart, Alderweireld, Doherty, Winks, Alli, Davies, Moura

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