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Manchester United 2:0 Crystal Palace

Man Utd 2:0 Crystal Palace

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Sun, 21 May 2017
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  1. May 19, 2017 at 13:58

    roseguy64 Full Member

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    Might see Willock and Gomes start instead of Carrick and Rooney with the latter two coming on in the second half.
  2. May 19, 2017 at 13:58

    Utdstar01 Full Member

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    I would've preferred Buffonge in over Mctominay who's done quite well after stepping upto the U23s. Could be purely a positional based selection though.
  3. May 19, 2017 at 13:58

    MyOnlySolskjaer Half Member

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    Think we might see Tuanzebe at CB in this game with Fosu on the right.
  4. May 19, 2017 at 14:00

    willhse456 New Member

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    I think the more experienced players will start the game to bring a bit of composure to the team, just in case a few of the youth players are nervous.
  5. May 19, 2017 at 14:01

    roseguy64 Full Member

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    Yeah thinking about it again. You're probably right.
  6. May 19, 2017 at 14:01

    Emmet Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Was going to post "who cares" until I seen the press conference and now im actually excited to see some of the youngsters get a run out. Hopefully they go out and enjoy it as there is absolutely zero pressure on them. Gomes :drool:
  7. May 19, 2017 at 14:10

    Utdstar01 Full Member

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    Really looking forward to seeing how Mitchell does. Been arguably our best player for the U23's in a completely new position so let's see if he can take that to the first team. Hope he doesn't play it too safe as he really has the attacking capabilities.
  8. May 19, 2017 at 14:13

    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    Sounds good on paper but the truth is, none of our regulars who watch the kids weekly are pumped about anyone apart from TFM and Tuanzebe. Some have called them the worst U23 team/squad for some time, so I'm expecting a big fat nothing to be honest. Hoping for an unheralded player to 'do a Rashford' and pop up with a surprisingly good performance.
  9. May 19, 2017 at 14:27

    Android1974 Full Member

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    Seems those who started the last game, except for Valencia and excluding the injured.
  10. May 19, 2017 at 14:30

    Android1974 Full Member

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    Which is surprising, because there was no game this season with so many tips (contradictory, I know) from the manager.
  11. May 19, 2017 at 14:45

    Android1974 Full Member

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    And Mourinho confirmed he'll feature, so please, @Niall, add him to the list.
    Last edited: May 19, 2017 at 15:16
  12. May 19, 2017 at 14:49

    Niall All Powerful Super Being Staff Member

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  13. May 19, 2017 at 14:49

    Niall All Powerful Super Being Staff Member

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    Thanks. Profile updated.
  14. May 19, 2017 at 14:58

    top1whoisman Meet the press(conference) Scout

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  15. May 19, 2017 at 15:19

    Dazzmondo Full Member

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    Mitchell is decent. Whether he's United standard or not is another matter, but he's made a good transition from winger to lb. Gomes is exceptional but rarely plays with u21s because he's only 16. He's a very special talent, though I seriously doubt he'll start. Would be great to see him from the bench though. Joel Pereira is considered to be a very talented young keeper. Harrop has talent but I'm not convinced of him at a higher level. Think he'd be a solid signing for a team in the Championship and could potentially become a Premier League midfielder. The rest are pretty average youth talent.
  16. May 19, 2017 at 15:21

    redsunited Full Member

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    Mourinho will play few first team players for half the match or so. Hopefully no injuries.
  17. May 19, 2017 at 15:23

    izec Full Member

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    Genuinely excited for this.
  18. May 19, 2017 at 15:29

    Dazzmondo Full Member

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    Final Predicted Lineup:
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    Pereira

    Tuanzebe Bailly Jones Mitchell

    McTominay Fosu-Mensah Pogba

    Mata Rooney Harrop
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    Bench:
    Romero, Darmian, Carrick, Willock, Dearnley, Gomes, Martial

    Edit: Decided to switch Martial and Harrop based on many saying he had a great game against Spurs U23s which Jose was there to see.​
    Last edited: May 19, 2017 at 21:49
  19. May 19, 2017 at 15:34

    EverReddy Full Member

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    Personally am greatly looking forward to seeing how some less familiar faces work out
  20. May 19, 2017 at 16:33

    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff Member

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    Useless match but still can't wait for this due to the squad!
  21. May 19, 2017 at 16:52

    PieCrust Full Member

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    Wasn't even interested in watching this match, but I'm starting to come around.
  22. May 19, 2017 at 17:01

    bucky Full Member

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    Forgive my ignorance, but why isn't Gribbin involved?
  23. May 19, 2017 at 17:02

    whatwha Full Member

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    Hoping for plenty of youngsters in the starting XI and a tactic that doesn't consist of just not losing.
  24. May 19, 2017 at 17:02

    Nickosaur Full Member

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    This match has become much more interesting after seeing Jose's presser. Would be incredible if Gomes got his debut at 16!
  25. May 19, 2017 at 17:04

    abhayselvan Full Member

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    I haven't been interested in any league match since the Swansea draw but I still end up watching all the games.
  26. May 19, 2017 at 17:05

    dichinero Full Member

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    I'd love to see

    Pereira
    Fosu-Mensah - Tuanzebe - Bailey - Mitchell
    Willock - McTominay - Pogba
    Harrow - Dearnley - Mata (c)

    Subs: Gomes, Gribbin, Olosunde
  27. May 19, 2017 at 17:25

    dannyrhinos89 OMG socks and sandals lol!

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    Looking forward to this more so than Usual.
  28. May 19, 2017 at 17:33

    khoazany Full Member

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    Jose said Rooney will be rested.
  29. May 19, 2017 at 17:33

    pocco loco

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    From what Jose has said it sounds like 3 first teamers will start and 3 will come on for them. So any youngsters on the bench won't get on. I just can't see him starting Gomes here.
  30. May 19, 2017 at 17:37

    AngliaRed New Member

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    I know it's a nothing game and we have a European cup final 3 days later, but I do hope JM doesn't start too many youngsters and we end up getting spanked 5-0 or something silly.

    I'm all for giving youngsters a chance and resting others but I'm sure the place will be buzzing because of the final and will still have 70+ thousand in there.
  31. May 19, 2017 at 17:55

    Acole9 Outstanding

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    What's happened to Regan Poole? Also Tyrell Warren, Mourinho was singing his praises in pre season.
  32. May 19, 2017 at 19:45

    Gerald G Full Member

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    Pereira
    TFM--Tuanzebe--Bailly--Mitchell
    McTominay--Pogba--Blind
    Mata--Dearnley?--Harrop

    no idea.​
  33. May 19, 2017 at 19:57

    TwoSheds More sheds than you, probably

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    Surprised to see Olosunde in so many teams, don't think much of him myself. Dearnley or Harrop should keep him out on the wing and Tuanzebe, Poole or Fosu Mensah should keep him out at full back I would have thought?

    Pereira
    Poole Bailly Tuanzebe Mitchell
    McTominay Pogba Fosu Mensah
    Mata/Young Dearnley Harrop

    Maybe? Bit toothless up front, maybe Rooney instead of Dearnley?
  34. May 19, 2017 at 19:59

    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    I don't think Olosunde is in the squad in the end. Maybe because TFM is fit.
  35. May 19, 2017 at 20:01

    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    Injured I think.
  36. May 19, 2017 at 21:19

    Android1974 Full Member

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    Mourinho implicitly said so in the press-conference.
  37. May 19, 2017 at 21:23

    Yagami Full Member

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    Harrop AND Gomes?! Oh, my...

    I hope they're on the pitch together for a bit.
  38. May 19, 2017 at 21:35

    Dazzmondo Full Member

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    I didn't hear him mentioned. Jose mentioned Pereira, Harrop, Fosu-Mensah, Tuanzebe, Mitchell, Dearnley, Wilock, McTominay, and Gomes. Pretty sure that's it.

    EDIT: Reading that back, you probably meant Jose said implicitly that TFM was fit as opposed to Olosunde being involved in the game. My bad
  39. May 19, 2017 at 21:38

    Dazzmondo Full Member

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    Poole won't be there since he wasn't in the training squad. I don't think Olosunde was either but people are considering him because he has been training with the first team squad for the last few games. I agree with you though, he shouldn't be anywhere near the first team. I think he's rubbish tbh
  40. May 19, 2017 at 21:39

    Edgar Allan Pillow Was AFC, likes them hypoallergenic - no feathers

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