Man Utd vs West Ham: FA Cup Match Preview, Predicted Line-ups and Fantasy XI

A place in the FA Cup quarter-finals will be on the line when Manchester United and West Ham United meet at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

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Man Utd vs West Ham: FA Cup Match Preview, Predicted Line-ups and Fantasy XI

Man Utd vs West Ham: Manchester United turn their attention from lifting one cup to progressing in another this week as they host West Ham in the FA Cup fifth round.

Match Details:

  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Stadium: Old Trafford
  • Date: Wednesday 1 March
  • Kick-off Time: 19:45 GMT / 14:45 ET / 11:45 PT
  • Referee: Michael Salisbury
  • VAR: Simon Hooper
Marcush Rashford is in red hot form (Image- Getty Images)

Man Utd vs West Ham: Match Preview:

Erik ten Hag's United were victorious over Newcastle at Wembley in the Carabao Cup final at the weekend, ending a six-year trophy drought in the process, but will be hungry for more.

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 28, 2023

In the Hammers, they face a side that has struggled in the Premier League this season but has found respite in both domestic and European cup competitions. David Moyes' side have beaten Brentford and Derby, both away from home, to reach this stage of the FA Cup.

Team News:

Man Utd:

Anthony Martial remains out for United, with Luke Shaw and Fred also considered doubts that will be monitored ahead of the game. Christian Eriksen and Donny van de Beek are long-term absentees.

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 28, 2023

West Ham:

Lukasz Fabianski and Vladimir Coufal have been ruled out of this one with a fractured cheekbone and heel injury respectively. Meanwhile, Danny Ings is cup-tied after playing for former club Aston Villa in an earlier round of the competition.

Man Utd vs West Ham: Head to Head:

David Moyes has never won in his 15 away league games at Old Trafford. He has lost 11 and drawn four.

Manchester United and West Ham have clashed 11 times in the FA Cup. Their last FA Cup meeting was in 2020, in the fifth round, and Manchester United won the game 1-0.

— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) February 28, 2023

Manchester United have lost just one of their last 20 home games against West Ham United in all competitions.

West Ham United haven't scored more than one goal in their last 37 visits to Old Trafford.

Predicted Line-ups:

Man Utd (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Martinez, Varane, Malacia; Casemiro, Sabitzer; Sancho, Fernandes, Rashford; Weghorst.

West ham (3-5-2): Areola; Ogbonna, Zouma, Aguerd; Johnson, Downes, Rice, Soucek, Emerson; Bowen, Antonio.

MU vs WHU: Fantasy XI:

De Gea; Martinez, Varane, Aguerd; Rice, Casemiro, Sabitzer, Fernandes, Rashford, Bowen, Antonio.

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