Stoke City v Manchester United Preview

Old Trafford Manchester United v Bursaspor Champiuonbs League Group C 20/10/10 Under pressure Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson ponders his next move in the Wayne Rooney saga. Photo Robin Parker Fotosports International Photo via Newscom
After a dramatic week with the Wayne Rooney saga, Manchester United must get back to winning ways with a win against Stoke tomorrow. United travel to the Britannia Stadium looking for their first Premier League away win of the season.

Man United have had four away Premier League matches so far this season, they have drawn all of them. Stoke have had four home matches this season, winning two, drawing one and losing one.

After today’s League games, United currently sit in sixth position, behind Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham, West Brom and Arsenal. Man City and Arsenal face each other later on in the day.

Dean Whitehead is suspended for the home side, Mamady Sidibe is injured and Ricardo Fuller is doubtful but could have a place on the bench. Other than that, Tony Pulis has a fit squad to choose from.

Man United don’t have any players suspended or doubtful but Wayne Rooney, Jonny Evans, Ryan Giggs, Antonio Valencia, Michael Owen and Owen Hargreaves are all out injured.

Referee tomorrow is Andre Marriner, he took charge of United’s 3-1 win over Chelsea in the Community Shield in August. Since then he has gone on to referee six Premier League matches showing 28 yellow cards and one red.

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