Manchester United face Fulham in FA Cup quarter-finals
United’s recent form
Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United face Fulham in the FA Cup quarter-finals as the Red Devils look to book their place at Wembley. United come into the game off the back of a 1-0 win against Real Betis – with Marcus Rashford scoring for the Red Devils. Ten Hag’s side booked their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals after defeating West Ham – with Alejandro Garnacho and Fred scoring in a 3-1 win for United.
Fulham’s recent form
Fulham come into the game off the back of a 3-0 defeat to Arsenal. Marco Silva’s men booked their place in the quarter-finals after beating Leeds United 2-0 in the last round – with Joao Palhinha and Manor Solomon scoring for the Cottagers.
Preview of the match
Sportsmail breaks down everything you need to know ahead of Man United’s meeting with Fulham. Ten Hag’s United will face Fulham on Sunday afternoon, with the game kicking off at 4.30pm. The clash between the two teams will take place at Old Trafford, where United have won four of their last five games in all competitions. Fulham fans won’t be optimistic heading into the game, having lost four of their last five games against United.
Marcus Rashford is the club’s top scorer this season with 27. The Englishman has scored two goals in his last five for City. As for Fulham, Aleksandar Mitrovic is the club’s top scorer in all competitions with 11 but hasn’t found the back of the net in nine games for the club.
Where to watch
Sunday’s showdown between the two teams will be shown live on ITV1, with coverage getting underway at 3.45pm. Those wanting to watch the match online can do so via ITV‘s streaming service, ITVX. Sportsmail will also be providing live coverage of Manchester United vs Fulham, so you can keep up-to-date with all the latest developments here.
Casemiro begins the first game of his four-match suspension after the midfielder was sent off against Southampton last weekend. Antony missed United’s trip to Real Betis and is likely to remain unavailable against Fulham. Alejandro Garnacho will be out of action for several weeks after he sustained an ankle injury during Manchester United’s goalless draw with Southampton last week.
As for Fulham, Layvin Kurzawa, Shane Duffy and Neeskens Kebano are all out. Silva is likely to welcome back Tom Cairney and Willian for the game with United. Joao Palhinha is also available having served his two-match ban and may feature from the off.
Ten Hag’s thoughts on the game
Erik ten Hag believes that United’s win over Newcastle United in the Carabao Cup final will give them the incentive to return to Wembley again. Ten Hag also revealed that being without Casemiro will be a big loss, stating that he is a ‘huge impact’ on United’s game. “We had many more games without Casemiro… We did really well without Casemiro against Arsenal, Leeds and also at the start of the season but I want to have Casemiro available. He has huge impact on our game. We also won many games without Casemiro so he is not available so we have to do with many players.”
Manchester United have another chance to head to Wembley again when they play Fulham. The Red Devils will be looking to build on their win in midweek and will be hoping to make home advantage count on Sunday. As for Fulham, they have only won once in their last five games and will need a big performance if they are to beat United. Fulham will be hoping Mitrovic can find the back of the net against the Red Devils if they stand a chance of progressing.
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