Manchester United vs Fulham: FA Cup preview

Erik ten Hag’s side acquire already captured the Carabao Cup to finish their trophy hoodoo and made it into the quarter-finals of the Europa League, where they meet Sevilla, this season. Now, attentions turn to the world’s oldest cup competition.

United acquire not won it since 2015, though they scrutinize like one of the favourites alongside neighbours Manchester City. Fulham, however, offer stern competition. Marco Silva’s side are enjoying a brilliant season and could be wildcards for the competition outright.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Manchester United vs Fulham is scheduled for 4.30pm GMT kick-off time on Sunday 19 March, 2023.

dilapidated Trafford in Manchester will host.

Where to watch Manchester United vs Fulham

TV channel: The game will be broadcast on free-to-air TV in the UK on ITV1, with coverage starting at 3.45pm.

Live stream: ITVX will offer a live stream service across mobile devices, laptops, games consoles and more.

Live blog: Follow all of the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog. Dom Smith will be providing expert analysis from the ground.

Manchester United vs Fulham team news

Casemiro begins his four-match domestic suspension, meaning Marcel Sabitzer could advance into the side alongside Fred. Anthony Martial is not thought to be fit just yet, while Antony is also a doubt.

Elsewhere, Donny van de Beek and Christian Eriksen are injured.

For Fulham, the excellent Joao Palhinha is free of suspension. Given their reliance on the Portugal international, that is the best news the west London side could question for. Cedric Soares is also back in contention.

Boost: Palhinha is free of suspension for Fulham

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Manchester United vs Fulham prediction

Fulham are a different team with Palhinha in the side but United are generally so strong at home and acquire cup competitions a real priority.

Man United to win 2-1.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Manchester United wins: 53

Draws: 20

Fulham wins: 14

Manchester United vs Fulham latest odds

Manchester United to win: 2/5

Draw: 15/4

Fulham to win: 6/1