League Cup Round of 16

Swansea City 0:2 Manchester United

Swansea 0:2 Man Utd

Liberty Stadium

Date:
Tue, 24 October 2017
Kick-off:
7:45 pm BST
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  1. Oct 20, 2017
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    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    [​IMG].....VS..[​IMG]


    Date - Tuesday, October 24 2017
    Kickoff Time - 1945 Hrs BST
    Venue - Liberty Stadium, Swansea


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    League Cup form guide

    Manchester United: W

    Swansea City: WW


    All-Time League Cup Record

    Manchester United wins - 0
    Swansea City wins - 0
    Draws - 0


    Pre Match Pressers

    José Mourinho


    Paul Clement




    Team News

    Manchester United

    Zlatan Ibrahimović, Paul Pogba and Marcos Rojo ruled out. Phil Jones, Michael Carrick, Marouane Fellaini and Eric Bailly doubtful.


    Swansea

    Kyle Bartley, Wilfried Bony and Renato Sanches ruled out.


    Know the opposition

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    Swansea City Association Football Club - also known as The Swans, or The Jacks (the reason behind the latter is unclear, but there are two possible origins: one is the reputation of local seamen "Jack Tars" in the early 19th Century, while the other is the black retriever dog called Swansea Jack who rescued no fewer than 27 people from drowning in the River Tawe and Swansea Docks during the 1930s) are a Welsh professional football club based in Swansea, Wales. Swansea were founded in 1912 as Swansea Town. In 2011 Swansea City became the first Welsh football club to gain promotion to the Premier League, and have since built a firm reputation as one of the most attack minded clubs in the league professing an attractive brand of football, starting with former Everton manager and current Belgian national team head coach, Roberto Martínez in League One, and subsequently the likes of Brendan Rodgers and Brian Laudrup. Swansea City's main rivals are Cardiff City, with the rivalry described as among the most hostile in British football - with matches between the two clubs known as the South Wales derbies. And they play their home games at the Liberty Stadium.


    Referee

    Robert Madley.​

    KEY MOMENTS

    1. Kick-off
  2. Oct 21, 2017
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    Looking forward to us having to start a game with Tuanzebe and McTominay in midfield so that all those celebrating A.Pereira loan can eat s…
  3. Oct 21, 2017
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    Ban Full Member

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    Stupid meaningless games.

    Matić and Lukaku absolutely need to skip this one. Especially Matić.
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    Ban Full Member

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    Who actually celebrates that?
  5. Oct 21, 2017
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    Raw Full Member

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    Bold prediction: we'll play like shit
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    Mourinho will have to do some tough choices here, even if that means getting out of the League Cup. I wouldn't start in any circumstance Valencia, Smalling, Herrera, Matić and Lukaku. Tottenham game in four days from this.
  7. Oct 21, 2017
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    Rest as many players as possible, even if that means that we lose.

    Players that are rested should undergo some psychological therapy and get back into positive mindsets.
  8. Oct 21, 2017
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    Minkaro Full Member

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    We should play fringe players and the kids.

    Watch Jose play the first team, with Ibrahimovic in a wheelchair up front.
  9. Oct 21, 2017
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    Ban Full Member

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    I would close them in a room with no light for a week.
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    Ban Full Member

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    He won't.
  11. Oct 21, 2017
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    Hugh Jass Full Member

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    Have to rest a few players. Some look tired.
  12. Oct 21, 2017
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Romero
    Darmian Lindelol Smalling Blind
    Herrera Tuanzebe
    Lingard Mata Martial
    Rashford​
    Squad a bit stretched with injuries. Save lukaku for spurs.
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    Just go for 3-4-3 (or 3-4-1-2) to use the players really available effectively, in order to sit back and play counterattack. Didn't understand why he didn't stick to it in the beginning of the first half, wasn't great but…
  14. Oct 21, 2017
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    Sammyjunn New Member

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    Absolutely want to see Carrick instead of Matic, and Matic needs a rest too.
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    No signs whatsoever he'll be available for this.
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    Sammyjunn New Member

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    Oh he's also injured, shame. Matic definitely needs a rest, McTominay sadly to replace him.
  17. Oct 21, 2017
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    kps88 Full Member

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    Rest 'em all.
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    Curious to see if Bailly and, specially, Rojo will be forced from injury into this.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Do we really have to play this game ?

    I want to play Spurs asap.
  20. Oct 21, 2017
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    NJM78 Full Member

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    ———--—Romero
    —Darmian Smalling Blind
    Young ————————Shaw
    ——-Mctominay Herrera
    ——————Mata
    ———-Rashford Martial
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    The issue is if he's singling out any player (like Martial or Mata), not because of mistakes, but for the lack of attitude. I mean, will he leave players out of this game because of that, or will he force them into the lineup to correct it?
  22. Oct 21, 2017
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    Treble Full Member

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    Rest all players who will start vs Spurs. Too many injuries already.
  23. Oct 21, 2017
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    Romero
    Darmian Lindelof Blind Shaw
    Herrera Mctominay
    Lingard Mkhitaryan Martial
    Rashford
  24. Oct 21, 2017
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    If Blind doesn't play this game in midfield, we will never ever play there under Mourinho.
  25. Oct 21, 2017
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    Jaap Full Member

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    Don't care.
  26. Oct 21, 2017
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    Also, after this performance, Lindelöf has to play. Throw him to the wolves.
  27. Oct 21, 2017
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    With Mourinho, who will start first as #6: Tuanzebe, Lindelöf or Blind?
  28. Oct 21, 2017
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    We should go for this match with a ridiculously boring team. My line up would be

    Romero
    Tuanzebe Lindelof Smalling
    Darmian Herrera McTominay Blind
    Lingard Rashford Martial​
  29. Oct 21, 2017
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    edgar allan Full Member

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    Can't be any worse than Mata, Herrera and Lingard.
  30. Oct 21, 2017
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    edgar allan Full Member

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    It could be our only chance of a trophy this year
  31. Oct 21, 2017
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    been there, done that, don't need it this year.
  32. Oct 21, 2017
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    edgar allan Full Member

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    Beggars can't be choosy
  33. Oct 21, 2017
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    roseguy64 Full Member

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    Romero

    Darmian Tuanzebe/Blind Lindelof Shaw

    Herrera McTominay Blind/Tuanzebe

    Lingard Rashford Martial



    This is of course if Carrick and/or Bailly not available.
  34. Oct 21, 2017
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    abdo99 Full Member

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    Give De Gea, Matic and Lukaku one week holidays. The rest I don't give a shit.
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    This would be my outlook towards this game as well. We need to regroup for the Spurs game.
  36. Oct 21, 2017
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    Harry190 Full Member

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    This home and away fixture or knockout?
  37. Oct 21, 2017
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    rampo Full Member

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    Can we please please rest Matic and Lukaku, not even on the bench. Just give them a holiday or something
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Romero
    Darmian - Lindelof - Tuanzepe - Shaw
    Carrick - Herrere - Scott
    Lingard - Martial - Young
    None of them should start against Spurs.

    Lose 1-0 and let us focus on the league.
  39. Oct 21, 2017
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Knockout.
  40. Oct 21, 2017
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    whatwha Sniffs Erricksson’s diarrhea

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    ...Why? How will that serve us? He'll just make more mistakes.
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