Confirmed lineups: Man Utd vs Huddersfield

Manchester United are back in Premier League action today following our 3-0 win at Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

Despite little time in between our game abroad and a further away game today, Jose Mourinho has only made four changes since midweek.

Huddersfield have not scored in their last three games and David de Gea has kept clean sheets in seven of eight Premier League games this season.

The two teams are confirmed as:

Manchester United

David de Gea; Antonio Valencia, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Ashley Young; Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera; Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Anthony Martial; Romelu Lukaku

Substitutes: Sergio Romero, Daley Blind, Matteo Darmian, Victor Lindelof, Scott McTominay, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Marcus Rashford

Henrikh Mkhitaryan drops to the bench as we predicted yesterday.  Chris Smalling and Phil Jones are the centre-back partnership for a second consecutive Premier League game with Eric Bailly not due back until next week.

It looks like Jesse Lingard on the right and Juan Mata as the number 10 with Anthony Martial starting on the left and Marcus Rashford among the substitutes.

Daley Blind also drops to the bench from midweek as Ashley Young starts at left-back.  Two attacking full-backs could be important today to stretch the Huddersfield defence who will be back in numbers today.

Huddersfield Town

Jonas Lossl; Chris Lowe, Christopher Schindler, Zanka Jorgensen, Tommy Smith; Tom Ince, Jonathan Hogg, Danny Williams; Aaron Mooy, Elias Kachunga; Laurent Depoitre

Substitutes: Joel Coleman, Martin Cranie, Scott Malone, Abdelhamid Sabiri, Florent Hadergjonaj, Rajiv van La Parra, Steve Mounier

David Wagner appears to have gone with a back four that includes German’s Chris Lowe and Christopher Schindler.  I’ve not been convinced by Matthias Jorgensen in both the past and his early days at Huddersfield so I expect Romelu Lukaku to get the better of the Dane today.

The German coach has gone with three central midfielders which includes playmaker Aaron Mooy.  Paul Ince’s son Tom can be a threat down the right wing but he’s not scored in the Premier League since his debut with Crystal Palace back in February 2014.  Elias Kachunga was their top scorer in the Championship last season and striker Laurent Depoitre has scored only once in four starts following Steve Mounie’s injury.  The latter is back among the substitutes today.

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