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West Bromwich Albion Vs Manchester United: Highlights, Team News, Match Preview and Predictions

by Mr Neutral


Unbeaten Old Trafford side make potentially tricky trip to The Hawthorns.

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West Brom have defensive worries, with Gabriel Tamas and Gonzalo Jara both suspended and Paul Scharner a doubt with illness.
Gianni Zuiverloon has been recalled from his loan spell at Ipswich, while Albion also welcome back midfielder Chris Brunt after a one-match ban.
Manchester United’s Nani could return to the side after a hip problem but may be given a couple more days to recover.
Paul Scholes remains sidelined but should return to training next week. (BBC Sport)

Sir Alex Ferguson takes his unbeaten Old Trafford side to The Hawthorns to take on a West Brom side after a great start to the season are in the middle of something of a blip after suffering five defeats in their last seven matches.

Man United will be keen to convert away draws into wins to help them move clear at the top of the table but their record of seven draws in eight games on the road tells its own story and Ferguson will hope that his side will be able to hold onto any lead they get to avoid a repeat of their last minute heartache at St Andrews’.

West Brom performed wonderfully well when they met United at Old Trafford earlier in the season and were well worth their point which came their way thanks to a rare poor display from Edwin Van der Sar.

Highlights of Last Encounter of Corresponding Fixture: West Brom 0-5 Man United January 2009

COS Prediction: 3-1 to Man United

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