Fulham vs Manchester United: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast
A battle of two struggling sides in the Premier League
Fulham have conceded as many as 16 goals this season, the same number as their opponents Manchester United. Fulham have had raising concerns about their ability to secure a positive result in the upcoming encounter against Manchester United. Their inconsistent pattern continues this season with 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses from the opening 10 matches.
Manchester United have been inconsistent this season. They have won some games, but they have also dropped points against some sides that are in the top table of the Premier League, their recent loss comes from the 3-0 defeat against Manchester City at Old Trafford. The Red Devils will need to be at their best if they want to beat Fulham.
Saturday, 4 November 2023 at 1:30 PM GMT (9:00 PM IST)
Location: Craven Cottage
Fulham (Premier League): D-L-W-L-D
Manchester United (Premier League): W-L-W-W-L
Players to watch:
Bobby Reid (Fulham):
Bobby Reid, the Jamaican has two goals in seven matches and leads Fulham’s goal scoring tally for this season. He is a versatile player with the ability to play on the both the flanks, play as a false 9 player or have an impact as a midfielder. His goal-scoring contributions have been valuable for Fulham as they struggle to pave way into the top half of the table.
Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United):
Bruno Fernandes has played in 9 Premier League matches for Manchester United in the 2023-2024 season so far, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists. Even though he wasn’t able to have an impact against Manchester City, he is still a threat to Fulham’s defense. Fernandes has not been his usual self but he might regain his form against Fulham.
- Manchester United are unbeaten in their past 17 games against Fulham.
- Manchester United have won their last two Premier League away games.
- Fulham have lost two and won two of their four home league games this season.
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Injury & Team News
Full-back Tyrell Malacia is potentially returning soon and Aaron Wan-Bissaka is close to a return against their Fulham. Kobbie Manno appeared for a U-21 game after he missed playing time due to an injury and is expected to fixture in this match. Casemiro is also on the verge to return after missing consecutive games for the Red Devils.
Fulham’s defensive struggles intensify as Issa Diop’s foot injury rules him out alongside fellow center-back Tosin Adarabioyo, Adama Traore and Kenny Tete are also listed doubtful for this match.
Head to Head
Total Matches – 89
Fulham wins – 14
Manchester United wins – 55
Draws – 20
Fulham predicted lineup:
Leno; Castagne, Bassey, Ream, Robinson; Pereira, Palhinha, Iwobi; Bobby Reid, Vinicius, Willian
Manchester United predicted lineup:
Onana; Dalot, Varane, Maguire, Reguilon; Casemiro, Eriksen; Antony, Fernandes, Rashford; Hojlund
Match prediction for Fulham vs Manchester United:
It’s difficult to make a prediction for this match considering the season both the have had already but Fulham possess a chance to threaten United’s unstable defense and capitalize on that. Manchester United will be fuming after that lost against City and they will look to get back to winning ways before a crucial match against Copenhagen in the Champions League the following week. This can be a narrow contest or a completely different goal fest depending on how well both the teams perform.
Prediction: Fulham 0-1 Manchester United
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