Last week, a 4-0 thumping of Liverpool was followed up by a 4-1 stroll past Melbourne Victory as Palace were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool.
Patrick Vieira will want to build some momentum, along with his players’ fitness, Down Under and grind out a result.
Date, kick-off time and venue
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace is scheduled for an 11.10am BST kick-off this morning, Tuesday, July 19, 2022.
Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia will host today’s match.
Where to watch Manchester United vs Crystal Palace
TV channel: The match will be televised on both Palace TV+ and MUTV, with coverage starting shortly beforehand.
Live stream: Subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the club websites.
Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace team news
United should have both David de Gea and Raphael Varane available after the pair missed the win over Melbourne Victory. Marcus Rashford should start, while Tyrell Malacia is pushing to be in the team from the off.
Hannibal Mejbri and Alejandro Garnacho are yet to be afforded minutes.
Crystal Palace are without a few first-team stars in Australia, meaning Patrick Vieira will likely stick with a familiar team to the one which lost to Liverpool.
Jean-Philippe Mateta, Odsonne Edouard and Jordan Ayew should start once again.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace prediction
Manchester United already appear to be clicking under Erik ten Hag, though it is still very early days. Palace are having a tough pre-season with their squad split across two continents due to visa issues.
United should have enough about them to make it three wins from three. A 2-0 win.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Man United wins: 39
Crystal Palace wins: 10