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29 April 2019

Match Previews


29 April 2019

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Huddersfield Town fans will be hopeful that Jan Siewert’s side can give them something to cheer about in the final home game of the season as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United side visit the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday 5 May; 2pm kick-off.

The Head Coach and his players will want to end the Premier League season on a high, and in doing so could end Manchester United’s hopes of clinching a top four finish.

Solskjaer’s side currently sit 6th in the Premier League table, although they remain only three points behind Chelsea who occupy 4th.

The visitors had a good chance to reduce the gap between themselves and Chelsea on Sunday, but an error from David de Gea gifted the London side an equaliser and Solskjaer’s side has to settle for a share of the points.

The reverse fixture saw Solskjaer clinch a 3-1 victory in his first home game in charge of the Club in December 2018.

However, goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre secured an impressive victory for Town against Manchester United during the 2017/18 Premier League season.


GK: David de Gea
LB: Luke Shaw
CB: Victor Lindelöf
CB: Eric Bailly
RB: Ashley Young
CM: Paul Pogba
CM: Nemanja Matić
CM: Ander Herrera
CAM: Juan Mata
ST: Marcus Rashford
ST: Romelu Lukaku

Key Players - FPL Form

Paul Pogba - 4.2

Following a successful four-year spell with Italian giants Juventus, Paul Pogba returned to the Club where he began his senior career. Since returning to Manchester United, Pogba has grabbed 31 goals and 29 assists from midfield in 133 games across three seasons. The Frenchman is currently Manchester United’s leading goalscorer in the Premier League this season with 13 goals. The 26-year-old was also included in this season’s PFA Team of the Year, the only player to be included who doesn’t play for either Liverpool or Manchester City.

Anthony Martial - 3.0

Anthony Martial joined Manchester United in September 2015 from AS Monaco, and the pacey winger has since 173 appearances for The Red Devils, scoring 48 goals and providing 29 assists. Martial is one of four Manchester United players to hit double figures for goals scored in the Premier League this season, along with Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford. Alike Pogba, Martial is also a French international and the 23-year-old has currently earned 18 caps for Didier Deschamps’ side.

Luke Shaw - 2.5

Luke Shaw has been with Manchester United since 2014 after breaking onto the scene as a teenager at Southampton. The left-back has made 105 appearances for The Red Devils and his only goal for the Club came in the 2-1 victory over Leicester City on the opening weekend of the current Premier League season. Shaw made his international debut for England in March 2014 and the 23-year-old currently has eight caps to his name.

TEAM NEWS - Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hopeful that Marcus Rashford is fit enough to feature in Sunday’s penultimate Premier League game of the season after the striker suffered a shoulder injury in the 1-1 draw with Chelsea.

FPL Injury News - Manchester United

Antonio Valencia - Unlikely to play next match
Eric Bailly - Unlikely to play next match
Phil Jones - 75% chance of playing next match
Marcus Rashford - 75% chance of playing next match


Huddersfield Town Head Coach Jan Siewert will provide the latest update on his team during Friday’s Press Conference at PPG Canalside

FPL Injury News - Town

Ben Hamer - Unlikely to play next match
Aaron Mooy - 75% chance of playing next match
Abdelhamid Sabiri - Unlikely to play next match
Laurent Depoitre - Unlikely to play next match


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