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Manchester United 4:1 Fulham

Man Utd 4:1 Fulham

Old Trafford

Date:
Sat, 08 December 2018
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3:00 pm GMT
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  1. Dec 4, 2018
    #1

    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    Date - Tuesday, December 08 2018
    Kickoff Time - 1500 Hrs GMT
    Venue - Old Trafford, Manchester


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    League standings and form guide

    8. Manchester United: WLDDD

    20. Fulham: LLWLD


    Previous Meetings

    Manchester United 2—2 Fulham

    Fulham 1—3 Manchester United

    Fulham 0—1 Manchester United

    Manchester United 3—2 Fulham

    Manchester United 1—0 Fulham


    All-Time League Record

    Manchester United wins: 41
    Fulham wins: 12
    Draws: 15


    Pre-Match Pressers

    José Mourinho



    Claudio Ranieri




    Team News

    Manchester United

    Victor Lindelöf and Alexis Sánchez ruled out. Luke Shaw, Anthony Martial and Phil Jones doubtful.

    Fulham

    Kevin McDonald and Floyd Ayité ruled out. Timothy Fosu-Mensah ineligible.


    Know the opposition

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    Fulham Football Club (also known as The Cottagers or The Whites), is a professional association football club based in Fulham, West London, England. Fulham were formed in 1879 as Fulham St Andrew's Church Sunday School F.C., founded by worshipers (mostly adept at cricket) at the Church of England on Star Road, West Kensington (St Andrew's, Fulham Fields). Fulham's mother church still stands today with a plaque commemorating the team's foundation. They won the West London Amateur Cup in 1887 and, having shortened the name from Fulham Excelsior to its present form in 1888, they then won the West London League in 1893 at the first attempt.

    Fulham started playing at their current ground at Craven Cottage in 1896, their first game against now defunct rivals Minerva. Fulham are one of the oldest established clubs in southern England currently playing professional football, though there are many non-league sides like Kent side Cray Wanderers who are several decades older. The club gained professional status on 12 December 1898, the same year that they were admitted into the Southern League's Second Division. They were the second club from London to turn professional, following Arsenal, then named Royal Arsenal 1891.

    After suffering relegation to The Championship in 2013, Fulham have been on a road to recovery and were promoted to the Premier League on 26 May 2018, by winning 1–0 in the 2018 EFL Championship play-off Final against Aston Villa. Fulham fans consider their main rivals to be Chelsea, followed by Queens Park Rangers. They also have rivalries with other London clubs, including Brentford and Crystal Palace.


    Familiar Faces

    Timothy Fosu-Mensah (on loan)

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    Referee


    Lee Probert.​
  2. Dec 5, 2018
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    Surly even Jose can’t fail to win this

    DDG
    Bailly Jones Mctominay
    Young Matic Herrera Darmian
    Lingard Lukaku Martial
  3. Dec 5, 2018
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    Raw Full Member

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    We can't feck this up now, can we?
  4. Dec 5, 2018
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    alsabi Full Member

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    Not won a league game for over a month. So, please, just win.
  5. Dec 5, 2018
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    Gone for a draw.
  6. Dec 5, 2018
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    P-Nut0712 fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    I can't wait
  7. Dec 5, 2018
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    Thiagoal New Member

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    Whole sale changes- we looked knackered in the second half! De Gea, Young, Bailly, Smalling, Darmian, Fred, Pogba, Mata, Lukaku, Herrera, Rashford...0-0
  8. Dec 5, 2018
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    Sp00ks11 Full Member

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    We will get beaten, and Mourinho will be gone by Christmas.
  9. Dec 5, 2018
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    Giant Midget Aka - rooney_10119

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    DDG

    Valencia Smalling Bailly Young

    Fellaini Matic Herrera

    Lingard Lukaku Rashford

    Fulham are quite an attacking side, I expect they’ll put us under quite a bit of pressure but we can steal a goal or two somewhere. Most likely a draw
  10. Dec 5, 2018
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    Thiagoal New Member

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    Will a loss make top four mathematically impossible?
  11. Dec 5, 2018
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    This has 1-1 written all over it.
  12. Dec 5, 2018
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    Red Katie The least positive person in match threads ever

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    Yes we can.
  13. Dec 5, 2018
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    Chairman Steve Full Member

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    If he doesn’t win this, then he should go.

    I don’t care if it’s another 2-2, where Fulham score the two best goals of the entire league season in the 88th and 89th minute, after looking like a Borussia Dortmund team playing the 10 year olds from the local primary school in Sale, then Utd get a jammy penalty in the 92nd minute which is converted, then the ball is of course hoofed long, it bounces around in the Fulham penalty box, into the Fulham six yard box and somehow in the chaos, ricochets off of Fellaini’s crotch into the top corner of the net in the 94th minute, and Jose runs on the field going mental and they cut to Sir Alex going mental in Hospitality.
  14. Dec 5, 2018
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    De Gea
    Valencia Smalling Bailly Shaw
    Mata Herrera Fred
    Lingard
    Martial Rashford
    Would hope for something like this. Would like Pogba for Mata under a different manager, but keep going with Martial/Rashford as the front 2 and Lingard behind them is fine too. Drop Matic, he's bound to be useless. Centerbacks are all useless so whatever mix of 2 is fine I guess.
  15. Dec 5, 2018
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Fulham are gonna get smashed
  16. Dec 5, 2018
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt Scouse Lover

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    Up against a slightly rejuvenated Fulham, desperate for points.
    Draw.
  17. Dec 5, 2018
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    Minimalist Full Member

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    It'll be a cracking match, you just know it. Real end to end, total football. Old Trafford delirious at what it's witnessing. Ranieri dancing at the final whistle.

    Can't wait.
  18. Dec 5, 2018
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    De Gea
    Bailly Smalling Jones
    Young Herrera Matić Darmian
    Mata
    Rashford Martial​
  19. Dec 5, 2018
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    Bwuk Full Member

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    Same side as today.
  20. Dec 5, 2018
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    Ronaldo's ego New Member

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    0-0..next
  21. Dec 6, 2018
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    No Idea For Nickname Full Member

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    I hope we lose 8-2, so a small infectious agent (aka virus) finally gets sacked.
    Am I Doing it right?
  22. Dec 6, 2018
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    Red00012 New Member

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    8 points off top 4.
  23. Dec 6, 2018
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    Red00012 New Member

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    Back to playing poor sides down near the bottom for a borefest. 1-1 draw I reckon.
  24. Dec 6, 2018
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    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    I don't think even Mourinho can feck this one up, they'll probably score but we'll win.

    I'm guessing at this for the starting 11.

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  25. Dec 6, 2018
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Jose will spend the next few days analysing Ranieri’s system so he can match them up and neutralise another team at home. That’s what we’ve become.
  26. Dec 6, 2018
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    Camy89 Love Island obsessive

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    DDG
    Dalot Bailly Smalling McTominay Matic Young Darmian Shaw
    Pogba
    Lukaku
  27. Dec 6, 2018
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    peridigm Full Member

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    You may be overestimating his abilities. Or is it underestimating in this case.
  28. Dec 6, 2018
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    Litch Full Member

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    Draw
  29. Dec 6, 2018
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    I dare hoping for a 1-0 win
  30. Dec 6, 2018
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    SadlerMUFC Full Member

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    I certainly hope we don't play a 5-3-2 or a 5-2-3 vs Fulham (call them wing backs all you want, but they are fullbacks and that's 5 defenders). This is what I would love to see (with who's available), but it will never happen

    ---------------------DDG----------------------
    Dalot------Smalling-----Rojo---------Young
    Lingard------Herrara----Fred---------Martial
    -------------Lukaku---Rashford--------------

    #whatwouldsafdo
  31. Dec 6, 2018
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    An Irish Red Full Member

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    Fulham are awful.

    1-1.
  32. Dec 6, 2018
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    FootyGirl88

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    They haven't kept a clean sheet this season - so probably 0-0
  33. Dec 6, 2018
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    Mcking Full Member

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    I just realised that I'm top in the December line-up prediction table. Feels so fecking good.
  34. Dec 6, 2018
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    PaulRich Full Member

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    I think we'll come good in this one - 4-0
  35. Dec 6, 2018
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    AgentP Full Member

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    Another draw to continue our unbeaten streak :drool:
  36. Dec 6, 2018
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    It seems that our team will only do well if they are threatened with being dropped or the manager fired.
    We score goals and raise our intensity, only when we are behind.
    Only when the chips are completely down will we play hard.
    We saw this against Arsenal, yesterday - both goals we scored were very soon after AFC scored against us.

    I think that before the match, Woodward should tell Jose that unless he wins this match, he'll be fired.
    We should also concede a goal within the first 15 seconds of the match.
    Under this scenario, I think it'd be a guaranteed win.

    Unfortunately, none of the above will happen, so we will labour for 90 minutes and possibly rely on Fellaini to do something.
  37. Dec 6, 2018
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    Hehe.
    We are bad...but not that bad.

    What's the prize?
  38. Dec 6, 2018
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    Siorac Full Member

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    And if he does win this, he should go.
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    Mcking Full Member

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    :boring:
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    Red Katie The least positive person in match threads ever

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    Got a feeling. 5-0 United.
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