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Victor Lindelof in, Juan Mata in: Man United’s surprise XI vs West Brom

Man United vs West Brom

When the team sheets came out on Sunday for the Premier League match at Old Trafford, there was a shock in the Man United XI.

The Man United and West Brom line-ups were as follows.

Man United: De Gea, Valencia, Lindelof, Smalling, Young, Herrera, Pogba, Matic, Mata, Sanchez, Lukaku

Subs: J.Pereira, Jones, Rojo, McTominay, Lingard, Martial, Rashford

West Brom: Foster, Nyom, Dawson, Hegazi, Gibbs, Phillips, Livermore, Brunt, McClean, Rodriguez, Rondon

Subs: Myhill, Yacob, Sturridge, Gabr, Burke, Krychowiak, Field

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Victor Lindelof in, Juan Mata in

Swedish international Victor Lindelof was back in the United defence for the Baggies match.

Lindelof took the place of Eric Bailly in the United backline.

Elsewhere, Spanish midfielder Juan Mata returned to the Man United starting XI.

Mata was in the team in the place of Jesse Lingard.

Manchester United vs West Brom preview

Manchester United prevented the ultimate humiliation of watching their most bitter rivals lift the title last week as they produced an incredible comeback to claim all three points.

Pogba’s brace and Chris Smalling’s winner 20 minutes from time cancelled out City’s two first-half goals in one of the most thrilling games of the 2017/18 season.

Although they remain 13 points off of Pep Guardiola’s side, Jose Mourinho will be keen to now wrap up second place with the focus now on gearing up for next Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final.

The Baggies are now near enough consigned to their fate – the Championship.

Rock bottom of the Premier League, ten points away from safety and just five games remaining their task is near impossible.

Caretaker manager Darren Moore took charge of his first game at West Brom last Saturday, earning a point at home to Swansea.

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