Manchester United go up against fellow Premier League team Crystal Palace in their upcoming 2022-23 pre-season encounter at the Melbourne Cricket Stadium on Friday. The match will start at 3:40 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Erik ten Hag’s MUFC have won two of their 2022-23 pre-season games so far, with a 4-1 win against Melbourne Victory in their last outing adding up to the 4-0 humbling of Liverpool in Bangkok.
The Red Devils will play their second consecutive match at the iconic MCG ground following the recent clash against A-League side Melbourne Victory, before they travel to Perth for their final pre-season game Down Under against Aston Villa over the weekend.
Manchester United’s opponents, Crystal Palace, have won two of their three 2022-23 pre-season games so far. The Eagles’ schedule began with a nine-goal thriller against Championship club Millwall, where Palace claimed a 5-4 win.
The win followed by a 0-2 defeat against Liverpool for Palace but they bounced back with a 4-2 win against Ipswich Town last weekend.
Manchester United and Crystal Palace have faced off in 61 head-to-head matches across all competitions, with MUFC claiming 39 wins. Palace, meanwhile, have registered 10 victories.
Manchester United squad vs Crystal Palace
Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Tom Heaton, Nathan Bishop, Matej Kovar
Defenders: Eric Bailly, Diogo Dalot, Ethan Laird, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Tyrell Malacia, Luke Shaw, Alex Telles, Will Fish, Raphael Varane, Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Midfielders: Amad Diallo, Bruno Fernandes, Fred, James Garner, Hannibal, Zidane Iqbal, Scott McTominay, Facundo Pellistri, Charlie Savage, Donny van de Beek
Forwards: Tahith Chong, Anthony Elanga, Alejandro Garnacho, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho
Where to watch Manchester United vs Crystal Palace pre-season friendly live in India?
Live streaming of the Manchester United vs Crystal Palace pre-season friendly will be available on MUTV, the Red Devils’ official TV channel service.
There will be no live telecast of the Manchester United vs Crystal Palace pre-season friendly on any TV channel in India.
Featured photo: AFP / JUSTIN TALLIS