Manchester United 4-0 Crystal Palace


"It may be a little while longer yet". "I guess Jose will say it's not ideal to be playing Saturday afternoon after coming back from Russian Federation but they have a strong team and on paper are stronger than we are".

Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United): He has to take much of the blame for his poor first three seasons at Old Trafford, but in tandem with Jose Mourinho he has made himself an important part of this United side.

"You could see [Antonio] Valencia, Phil [Jones], [Marouane] Fellaini, [Juan] Mata and [Marcus] Rashford were at a different stage than [Romelu] Lukaku and [Henrikh] Mkhitaryan, which is normal".

United romped to a 4-0 victory at home to rock-bottom Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday, with the Belgium global again on the scoresheet.

The game set to kick-off on 15:00 at Old Trafford, England.

On the other hand, Manchester United are looking like a very confident side and they showed that as they had a big win in the UEFA Champions League midweek. Romelu Lukaku was the difference against the Saints and the Belgium global was on target yet again during the week in the 4-1 Champions League win away to CSKA Moscow.

Manchester United 4-0 Crystal Palace
Manchester United 4-0 Crystal Palace

United have kept a league-high five clean sheets.

Watford recovered from two goals down at West Bromwich Albion to go fifth after the home team scored twice in three minutes in the first half through Salomon Rondon and Jonny Evans.

Palace had a decent chance to level the scores in the eighth minute when Mamadou Sakho met a free kick from Yohan Cabaye, but the former Liverpool centre-back saw his header miss David de Gea's crossbar. The Belgian has had a remarkable start to life at Manchester United, and his tap-in against Crystal Palace takes him to seven goals in his first seven Premier League appearances for the club - a joint club record with Andy Cole.

Crystal Palace's lack of goals has not been helped as Christian Benteke has been ruled out for the Eagles, leaving new boss Roy Hodgson short on striking options.

Palace's last league win over United came way back in 1990-91.

The last Premier League side to lose their opening six games was Portsmouth in 2009-10 - they finished that season bottom of the table. These both teams met 51 matches.