Shaw received the ball off Raphinha close to the midway line and located Rashford. He pushed the ball infield to seek out Bruno Fernandes in plenty of area. Fernandes ran in the direction of the sting of the world and performed an invitational sq. go to McTominay, who marched onto the ball and spanked a superb low drive into the nook.
GOAL! Man Utd 1-0 Leeds (McTominay 2)
A dream begin for Manchester United!
1 min Peep peep! Leeds, in white, kick off from proper to left. Man Utd are in crimson.
Right here come the gamers. Ach, if solely there was a crowd at Outdated Trafford, even 2,000.
Manchester United v Leeds United is among the most mouthwatering matches of any season. This one comes with added Bielsa. I can not wait.
Manchester United will go fourth in the event that they win as we speak, with a recreation in hand on these above them. A victory for Leeds would elevate them into the highest ten.
Tottenham have been effectively crushed by Leicester within the 2.15pm recreation. Daniel Harris will inform you extra.
“Hello Rob,” says Conol Huetter. “Whereas Pogba can definitely be a defensive legal responsibility and doesn’t should be an automated decide, his skill to sluggish the sport down and maintain the ball could possibly be missed in a recreation that appears like will probably be frantic and end-to-end. Fred, for all his enchancment, nonetheless likes to dither on the ball, and Leeds may completely punish that. I hope I’m unsuitable.”
Pogba dithers on the ball much more, I’d argue, although I believed he would begin after his efficiency on Thursday.
David de Gea returns in aim for Manchester United, certainly one of 5 adjustments from the workforce that beat Sheffield United on Thursday. Dan James, Scott McTominay, Fred and Luke Shaw replaces Mason Greenwood, Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba and Alex Telles.
Leeds are unchanged from the workforce that thumped Newcastle on Wednesday.
Manchester United (4-2-3-1) de Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred; James, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial.
Substitutes: Henderson, Bailly, Telles, Mata, Matic, Cavani, Pogba, van de Beek, Greenwood.
Leeds United (4-1-4-1) Meslier; Dallas, Ayling, Cooper, Alioski; Phillips; Raphinha, Rodrigo, Klich, Harrison; Bamford.
Substitutes: Casilla, Struijk, Davis, Casey, Hernandez, Shackleton, Poveda-Ocampo, Roberts, Costa.
Referee Anthony Taylor.
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Howdy. Manchester United and Leeds United have a novel rivalry, fuelled by pharmaceutical grade hatred. There’s nothing fairly prefer it in English soccer. It’s such a disgrace there will probably be no crowd at Outdated Trafford for his or her first league assembly since 2004, however the match ought to nonetheless be performed with a shuddering depth. You get that with Leeds at the perfect of occasions, by no means thoughts in a recreation of this significance.
Leeds received on their final go to to Outdated Trafford, an FA Cup shock in 2010, however their final league victory right here was in 1981. Marcelo Bielsa is already adored by everybody linked with Leeds; think about if he wins as we speak. His intrepid Athletic Bilbao performed Manchester United off the pitch in a Uefa Cup tie in 2012, and Leeds will include the identical aggressive strategy. Manchester can be effectively suggested to not make their regular sluggish begin.
Kick off 4.30pm.
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