Preview: Man Utd v Watford

Sunday’s Premier League game will commence at 9 am ET in the US, and 14:00 GMT in the UK. Sunday’s match will not be broadcasted live in the UK. But you can see the match on MUTV. Martin Atkinson will be the referee.

Scott McTominay could play tomorrow according to Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The midfielder had a rest yesterday and the boss said that he’ll see how he is tomorrow. Mason Greenwood is ill and won’t be available. Paul Pogba is still sidelined.

Watford team News

Senegalese winger Ismaila Sarr and Spanish right-back Kiko Femenia are in contention to face the Reds after returning from thigh injuries. Long-term absentee Daryl Janmaat could make his comeback at the end of the month, but this weekend’s game will come too soon for him.

United Academy graduates Danny Welbeck and Tom Cleverley will hope to be involved at Old Trafford despite a lack of first-team action this season; the latter is lacking match fitness, having not played since October.

Source: manutd.com

This is a match that we should win, although we lost to Watford earlier this season. United lost 2-0 to the Hornets at Vicarage Road back in December 22, 2019. So this is an encounter that we can’t afford to lose because Chelsea who are in 4th place won at home 2-1 today against Spurs. United are chasing that 4th spot and Chelsea has a 6-point advantage over us. We need to close the gap to 3 points and continue placing pressure on the Blues.

Obviously Troy Deeney and Gerard Deulofeu are their most dangerous players to watch out for. But Abdoulaye Doucoure can’t be underestimated although he hasn’t had the same kind of season this year that has had in the past two years.

But I’ve seen him score some wonderful strikes outside the box. In their last 9 Premier League games Watford has produced 4 wins and 3 draws under new manager Nigel Pearson. So we obviously must take them very seriously and we must take our chances and defend well. I hope that Solskjaer gets his tactics right, because we’ll need him to get them right for this game.

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