Manchester United lifted the first trophy of the season after they beat Southampton 3-2 last weekend and now they finally have the chance to move up a place in the Premier League on a permanent basis after Liverpool lost 3-1 to Leicester on Monday. With Jurgen Klopp’s side due to face Arsenal this weekend, United can move up into fifth with a win here.
Bournemouth have been poor in 2017 and are still looking for their first league win of 2017. The Cherries have lost each of their last four matches and haven’t won since New Year’s Eve. Eddie Howe’s side lost 3-1 on their first trip to Old Trafford last season and the odds are stacked against them here. Place Bet on NaijaBet.com
United played terribly in the EFL Cup final and Jose Mourinho will need to ensure the players don’t get complacent this weekend as they plot their way up the table and into the top four.
Manchester United – Phil Jones has revealed he is fit and ready to return to first-team action but he may have to wait until the Europa League on Thursday to start.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is still a doubt after missing the EFL Cup triumph over Southampton on Sunday.Few changes are expected from the side that started against Southampton. Michael Carrick is an option in midfield, while Mkhitaryan may come back into the side if he recovers from injury in time.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the hero in the final but looked very tired at the end of the match. He should be fine to play here.
Bournemouth – Simon Francis missed Bournemouth’s 2-1 defeat to West Brom last time out and is expected to miss out again when the Cherries travel to Old Trafford on Saturday.
Jordon Ibe was ruled out of the game against the Baggies with a minor knee injury and he remains a doubt here, while Callum Wilson and Adam Federici are long-term absentees.
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Bournemouth’s last 7 away games in Premier League.
Man Utd are undefeated in their last 16 Premier League matches.
Bournemouth have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 7 matches (Premier League).
There have been under 2.5 goals scored in 8 of Man Utd’s last 10 home games in Premier League.
Bournemouth have been losing at both half time and full time in their last 3 matches (Premier League).
Bournemouth have lost 6 of their last 7 away Premier League matches.
Man Utd have kept a clean sheet in their last 3 matches (Premier League).
Man Utd have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 3 matches against Bournemouth in all competitions.
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