Man Utd v Portsmouth – Live on Sky Sports 2, k/o 8:00pm
Manchester United face Portsmouth tonight on Sky Sports 2 with the kick off at 8pm. Arsenal went top of the league last night with a 3-0 win against newcastle. Man Utd must win tonight to regain top spot. They go into the game with lots of confidence with five wins on the spin, with ronaldo in masterly form.
Portsmouth have been a surprise package this season and will be wanting to maintain their early season form which has dipped recently at the same time as their african plays are away on african nations duty.
Manchester United vs Portsmouth Team News
Manchester United centre-back Nemanja Vidic remains doubtful with a virus.
Paul Scholes is pushing for a starting place, three months after a knee operation but Louis Saha (knee) and Gary Neville (ankle) remain sidelined.
Czech Republic striker Milan Baros is set for his Portsmouth debut after signing on loan from Lyon, with David Nugent undergoing hernia surgery.
Skipper Sol Campbell should return following a back injury to bolster the Pompey defence.
Man Utd: Van der Sar, Kuszczak, Brown, O’Shea, Simpson, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Fletcher, Nani, Park, Scholes, Ronaldo, Anderson, Carrick, Hargreaves, Giggs, Rooney, Tevez.
Portsmouth: James, Johnson, Campbell, Distin, Hreidarsson, Davis, Diarra, Mendes, Kranjcar, Benjani, Baros, Pamarot, Lauren, Hughes, Aubey, Mvuemba, Songo’o, Begovic.
Considering United’s consistency this season, bookmakers have priced them as favourites, with bluesq offering 1/4 on another home win for the Red Devils, whereas Portsmouth have been given odds of 12/1 (bluesq) to produce a big shock and take all 3 points from Old Trafford.
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