Fresh off a badly needed win last night, Manchester United will next take on Crystal Palace, Tuesday night, for a third round League Cup clash. You can call this the first in a two match set, or series, as United will then welcome the Eagles back, four days later, for a Premier League fixture.
What do they say? “Familiarity breeds contempt.” Let’s preview this one.
EFL Cup 3rd Round FYIs
Crystal Palace at Manchester United
Kickoff: Tue. Sept. 26 8pm, Old Trafford
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He always likes to field a strong side anyway, no matter what the competition, so you’ll usually see some first teamers in the mix, by choice. In this match, some regular starters will be in the first 11, due to necessity.
Yes, we’re predicting all of that here!
Man United Starting XI Prediction vs Crystal Palace (EFL Cup 3rd Round)
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