Manchester United v Fulham, Brighton v Everton, and extra: clockwatch – dwell

Manchester United v Fulham, Brighton v Everton, and extra: clockwatch – dwell

Key occasions

“Having cognitive difficulties with Barcelona’s recreation being described as ‘huge’” writes Phil Podolsky. “They’re such a profoundly uninteresting staff as of late. There have been occasional sparks of intrigue when Xavi took over, perhaps after sure Clasico wins, definitely when Gundogan joined. False guarantees, the lot.”

Are you accusing me of lazy journalism? As a result of if that’s the case, you’d be spot on.

A bit of stories from League Two Barrow v Bradford has been postponed as a result of an unplayable pitch.


Match referee Tom Nield has assessed the taking part in floor on the SO Authorized Stadium and deemed it unplayable.

We apologise to the supporters who’ve travelled with us to Barrow. Particulars on the rearranged fixture will comply with in the end. #BCAFC

— Bradford Metropolis AFC (@officialbantams) February 24, 2024

In the meantime, in Scotland (aka if we’re not cautious Simon McMahon could have employmenr rights by the top of the season)

“Curiosity at each ends of the Scottish Premiership as we speak, Rob,” writes Simon McMahon. “Celtic, who don’t play till tomorrow, may discover themselves 5 factors behind Rangers, who play third place Hearts at Ibrox, by 5pm.

“The underside two face off in Dingwall as Ross County host Livingston. A two-goal win for Livingston would transfer them above County on objective distinction. Within the Scottish Championship runaway leaders Dundee United are at house to Queens Park whereas Raith, some extent behind United, journey to Ayr. And in Scottish League Two it’s the Eric Morecambe derby as East Fife meet Forfar at New Bayview.”

“The MBM Man Utd bias in proof once more,” writes Richard Hirst. “The absence of Paulinha, who bossed the Utd midfield in current matches, is a far greater loss for Fulham than the absence of Hojlund is for Utd, but what will get talked about within the preamble? Bah.”

We might have inadvertently disrespected the Bing considered one of Europe’s best ballwinners, however we did no less than spell his identify appropriately.

Man Utd v Fulham staff information

Omari Forson makes his full debut for United, changing the injured Rasmus Hojlund. He’ll play vast with Marcus Rashford shifting up entrance.

Fulham are with out plenty of gamers, together with the injured Willian and the suspended Joao Palhinha. In all there are six adjustments from the 2-1 defeat at house to Aston Villa; Tosin Adarabioyo and Calvin Bassey return at centre-back.

Man Utd (4-2-3-1) Onana; Dalot, Varane, Maguire, Lindelof; Mainoo, Casemiro; Garnacho, Bruno Fernandes, Forson, Rashford.
Substitutes: Bayindir, Amrabat, Eriksen, Diallo, Antony, Evans, McTominay, Kambwala, Collyer.

Fulham (4-2-3-1) Leno; Castagne, Adarabioyo, Bassey, Robinson; Reed, Lukic; Wilson, Andreas Pereira, Iwobi; Rodrigo Muniz.
Substitutes: Rodak, Tete, Broja, Cairney, Traore, Ballo-Toure, Ream, De Cordova-Reid, Diop.

Referee Michael Oliver (England).

Crystal Palace v Burnley staff information

Oliver Glasner sticks with the Palace staff that performed nicely for big elements of their 1-1 draw at Everton on Monday evening.

Vincent Kompany makes two adjustments from the Burnley facet that was hammered by Arsenal per week in the past. Charlie Taylor and Johan Gudmundsson are available in for Hannes Delcroix and Aaron Ramsey.

Crystal Palace (3-4-2-1) Johnstone; Ward, Andersen, Richards; Munoz, Lerma, Wharton, Mitchell; Ayew, Edouard; Mateta.
Substitutes: Tomkins, Matheus Franca, Clyne, Ahamada, Henderson, Plange, Ozoh, Umeh, Rodney.

Burnley Trafford; Assignon, O’Shea, Esteve, Taylor; Gudmundsson, Berge, Brownhill, Odobert; Fofana, Amdouni.
Substitutes: Cork, Rodriguez, Benson, Ekdal, Vitinho, Cullen, Bruun Larsen, Delcroix, Muric.

Referee Lewis Smith (Lancashire)

Brighton v Everton staff information

Two adjustments for Brighton, one enforced: Evan Ferguson and Igor Julio change the injured Kaoru Mitoma and Adam Webster.

Everton are unchanged. Subsequent!
(Edit: no they’re not, Jack Harrison has are available in for Ashley “Younger”.)

Brighton (attainable 4-2-4) Verbruggen; Lamptey, van Hecke, Dunk, Igor Julio; Gross, Gilmour; Buonanotte, Welbeck, Ferguson, Adingra.
Substitutes: Webster, Enciso, Lallana, Moder, Baleba, Steele, Estupinan, Fati, Veltman.

Everton (4-2-3-1) Pickford; Godfrey, Tarkowski, Branthwaite, Mykolenko, Gueye, Garner; Harrison, Doucoure, McNeil; Calvert-Lewin.
Substitutes: Patterson, Keane, Onana, Virginia, Beto, Younger, Coleman, Chermiti, Hunt.

Referee Tony Harrington (Cleveland)

Aston Villa v Nottm Forest staff information

Villa are unchanged from their wonderful 2-1 win at Fulham. Moussa Niakhate replaces the injured Nuno Tavares for Forest.

Aston Villa (attainable 4-2-3-1) Martinez; Money, Lenglet, Torres, Alex Moreno; McGinn, Douglas Luiz; Bailey, Tielemans, Ramsey; Watkins.
Substitutes: Gauci, Digne, Chambers, Diaby, Zaniolo, Olsen, Rogers, Kesler-Hayden, Iroegbunam.

Nottm Forest (4-2-3-1) Sels; Williams, Felipe, Murillo, Niakhate; Dominguez, Danilo; Elanga, Gibbs-White, Hudson-Odoi; Awoniyi.
Substitutes: Turner, Kouyate, Toffolo, Reyna, Yates, Origi, Montiel, Omobamidele, Duarte Ribeiro.

Referee Sam Barrott (West Yorkshire)

You need the staff information? Guess you do.

There are many different huge video games as we speak, together with Rangers v Hearts (Scottish Premiership), Barcelona v Granada (La Liga) Ipswich v Birmingham and Southampton v Millwall (each Championship). We’ll hold you abreast of these video games. However if you wish to comply with all of the objectives as they go in, our dwell scores web page is your new favorite bookmark.


Howdy and welcome to our Saturday afternoon clockwatch. These are as we speak’s key numbers: 4, 16, 7, 17, 15, 19, 6, 12. These are the league positions of the groups concerned within the Premier League’s 3pm kick-offs, which implies we’ll don’t have any title-race chat spherical right here, thanks.

Oliver Glasner manages Crystal Palace for the primary time, with the prospect to maneuver his new staff to a distinct postcode from the relegation battle. Their opponents, Burnley, are operating out of time, whereas the 2 groups immediately beneath Palace – Nottm Forest and Everton – have powerful away video games.

Forest are away to Aston Villa, who’re in a mini-league with Spurs and Manchester United for the remaining Champions League place(s) subsequent season. United might be with out Rasmus Hojlund in opposition to Fulham.

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