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On January 26th Manchester United welcomes Fulham at the Old Trafford in Manchester. The visitors will try to get their first win at Old Trafford since 2003. The Red Devils have not lost to the Cottagers at home stadium for ten years. Also they currently have a thirteen match unbeaten domestic run.
Manchester United stands at the top of the EPL with fifty six points from twenty three matches. They have a five point lead over second placed Man City. They are in good form with three wins and two draws in their last five fixtures. Last five home games the Red Devils have finished with five straight wins. Man Utd have played a 1-1 away draw with Tottenham last weekend and currently are on a ten-match unbeaten run in all competitions. They have won the FA Cup for a marvellous eleven times. The last time they got this trophy was in 2004.
Fulham are fourteenth in the EPL standings with twenty five points from twenty three matches. The Cottagers are just six points above of the relegation zone. Their present form has seen two wins, two draws and one loss in their last five games. Their last five games far away from home have seen two victories and three losses. Fulham have lost 2-0 to Man City last weekend. Also Fulham have won just twice in twelve EPL away matches this season. In their history they have lost 31 of their 36 ties at the Old Trafford. Ex-Man Utd forward Dimitar Berbatov is the best top-scorer of the Cottagers this season. He has scored seven goals for Fulham since he left Red Devils in the summer. It will be his first visit to Old Trafford in this t-shirt.
Sir Alex Ferguson still can’t cont on Darren Fletcher who has bowel surgery, Jonny Evans with hamstring injury and Ashley Young with knee problem. Rio Ferdinand is ready for this game. But Sir Alex could give a rest to one of his regular central defenders, cause Phil Jones and Chris Smalling has returned to fitness. Goalkeeper David De Gea could also get rest after few hard games. Danny Welbeck, Chicharito and Shinji Kagawa are expected in attacking line.
The visitors will play without Simon Davies who has a neck problems and Kerim Frei who has groin injury. Mahamadou Diarra is not expected to be fit for another week. Martin Jol can count on Ashkan Dejagah, Mladen Petric and Hugo Rodallega. Kieran Richardson probably will continue at left-back.
Manchester United line-up: Lindegaard, Rafael, Jones, Vidic, Evra, Valencia, Carrick, Cleverley, Nani, Rooney, Van Persie.
Last three matches:
Tottenham 1 – Manchester United 1;
Manchester United 1 – West Ham 0;
Manchester United 2 – Liverpool 1.
Fulham line-up: Schwarzer, Riether, Hughes, Hangeland, Richardson, Duff, Karagounis, Sidwell, Kacaniklic, Ruiz, Berbatov.
Last three matches:
Manchester City 2 – Fulham 0;
Blackpool 1 – Fulham 2;
Fulham 1 – Wigan Athletic 1.