Crystal Palace vs Manchester United prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight?

Alex Pattle
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Wilfried Zaha celebrates scoring against his former side Manchester United (POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Wilfried Zaha celebrates scoring against his former side Manchester United (POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester United travel to Crystal Palace in the Premier League this evening as the visitors look to exact revenge over the Eagles.

Palace were 3-1 winners when the sides met earlier this season, with former United man Wilfried Zaha netting a double and Andros Townsend also getting on the scoresheet.

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Entering tonight’s fixture, United are second in the top-flight table, while Palace are 13th. Both teams have won two of their last five, though United have three draws to go along with those victories, whereas Roy Hodgson’s players have lost two and drawn one of their other games in that run.

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United drew 0-0 at Chelsea last time out, while Palace also recorded a goalless draw against Fulham.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of tonight’s match.

When is it?

The game will kick off at 8.15pm this evening.

How can I watch it?

The match will air live on Sky Sports, with subscribers also able to stream it live on the Sky Sports website and SkyGo app.

Official line-ups

Palace: Guaita, Ward, Kouyate, Cahill, Van Aanholt, Milivojevic, McCarthy, Ayew, Eze, Townsend, Benteke

United: Henderson, Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Shaw, Matic, Fred, Fernandes, Rashford, Cavani, Greenwood

Odds

Palace: 7/1

Draw: 15/4

United: 2/5

Prediction

United’s form has waned somewhat in recent weeks but they should rebound here with a win. Palace 1-2 United.

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