Manchester United Squad vs Fulham
16:02pm – After scoring in last week’s 4-1 FA Cup victory, another goal for Wayne Rooney will take him to 11 goals against Fulham – a new club record. He is currently tied on 10 with Ruud van Nistelrooy and Bobby Charlton.
Paul Scholes’ 30 minute FA Cup cameo took him to 20 career appearances against the Cottagers. Another this weekend will move him one ahead of Bobby Charlton, and the out-right club record holder.
Fulham and United have not played out a 0-0 draw at Craven Cottage since the 28th of October, 1922.
United have been winning at both half-time and full-time in their last 5 matches against Fulham in all competitions.
United are unbeaten in 6 league matches against Fulham, winning 5 and scoring an average of 2.7 goals per game.
United have dropped only 2 points from winning positions this season, while Fulham have surrendered 8 leads, dropping 18 points.
Wayne Rooney has 5 goals in his last 4 appearances against Fulham.
16:38pm – The Manchester United team news for Fulham in the league have just been released and is below:
MUFC Starting XI:
Rafael, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra;
Valencia, Carrick, Cleverley, Nani;
Rooney, Van Persie
Fulham Starting XI:
Schwarzer, Reither, Senderos, Hangeland, Riise, Karagounis, Baird, Duff, Dejagah, Ruiz, Rodallega
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MANCHESTER UNITED STARTING XI ABOVE
COME ON REDS!