United pile on agony for Palace
- Author: Stacy Allen Oct 01, 2017,
Oct 01, 2017, 0:24
United won the contest 4-0 at Old Trafford in Stretford, England.
United led the first half of the match with 68% possession on the ball, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan doing his best to further the Red Devils' lead with a couple of attempts on goal but failed to convert his chances.
"We have a lot of big games coming on now, especially in the up-coming month and right now we have to get a good result against Crystal Palace".
Crystal Palace have shown that they are no match for the top teams as the got beaten heavily by Manchester City last weekend.
Manchester United could be without seven first team players for this game as a mini injury crisis strikes Jose Mourinho's side.
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"I think only a strong character could resist the difficulties here", the United manager said. Anthony Martial also picked up a knock against CSKA but should be fit. Crystal Palace lost five matches and Crystal Palace didn't win at least one matches in this season. Connor Wickham (knee) and Wilfred Zaha (knee) have been listed out as well. James Tomkins is sick while Tim Fosu-Mensah is also unavailable to face his parent club.
Crystal Palace: Wayne Hennessey 6, Joel Ward 5, Mamadou Sakho 5, Damien Delaney 5, Patrick van Aanholt 5, Luka Milivojevic 5, Yohan Cabaye 5, Andros Townsend 5, Jason Puncheon 5, Jeffrey Schlupp 5, Bakary Sako 5.
More: Watch reaction to the victory over Palace from United fans in our video above.
Manchester United have been simply unstoppable at home.
United are now tied on points with rivals Manchester City but are second on the log due to the Citizens superior goal difference, and will be looking at maintaining their unbeaten start to the season and getting maximum point against the Eagles who have endured a awful start to the campaign. Their Belgian striker, Romelu Lukaku has found the back of the net eight times in eight games for his new club.