Jose Mourinho will still be doing everything in his power to stop the inevitable happening, but will be aware, the impossible task, is nearly out of their hands.
West Bromwich Albion are the visitors to Old Trafford and they are all but down. However the Baggies faithful will be hoping for a better performance this week, with nothing to lose going to Manchester.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Manchester United side it believes will start the game.
Football Whispers uses data to predict teams’ starting XIs, taking into account injuries, suspensions, the statistical likelihood of a player being selected, the competition the match is in, players’ previous performances and the opponent’s style.
And you can also give it a go yourself. Just click ‘create your own’ on the line-up at the top of the page and pick your ideal XI for the game.You can also see each player’s stats once you’ve selected them.
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