In this week 36 match, on Thursday Jul 16th, Crystal Palace will host Manchester United at Selhurst Park in a clash of these two mismatched Premier League teams. In their last match, 11th placed Crystal Palace, recorded a 0-2 loss against Aston Villa. Crystal Palace is looking for direction having earned 12 points in their last 10 matches, while In their last match, 5th placed Manchester United, recorded a 3-0 shutout win against Aston Villa, and Manchester United is on a hot streak lately, having won 7 of their last 10.
In their last match on Aug 24th, Crystal Palace was victorious by a score of 2 to 1 in front of just over 73000 spectators. Jordan Ayew struck first for Crystal Palace in the 32nd minute, then Daniel James got the equalizer for Manchester United in the 89th minute on a feed from Anthony Martial.
Manchester United is fortunate enough to have Bruno Fernandes in top form. In the last 5 matches the midfielder has scored 5 goals. Christian Benteke and Wilfried Zaha are the top scorers for Crystal Palace in the last five matches, but unfortunately they only have one goal. It’s hard to imagine having success with those stats
Martin Kelly, Jeffrey Schlupp, James Tomkins, Gary Cahill and Nikola Tavares are unavailable to play for Roy Hodgson’s team, while Axel Tuanzebe and Phil Jones are unavailable to play for Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s team.