101 Great Goals’ prediction: West Brom 0-2 Manchester United
Manchester United got back to winning ways in midweek, beating Bournemouth, following Sunday’s Manchester derby disappointment.
The Red Devils overcame a resilient Bournemouth side and are now tasked with trying to break down a West Brom side high on confidence, who held Liverpool on Wednesday evening.
Although, with Romelu Lukaku back amongst the goals, Manchester United look set to take another three points on Saturday lunchtime.
West Brom vs Manchester United football betting tips
Manchester United are strong favourites to win at 4/7.
West Brom are rated at 11/2 to claim victory in the Premier League match.
Romelu Lukaku, scorer of the only goal versus Bournemouth, is 11/4 to score the first goal.
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West Brom vs Manchester United preview
West Brom produced a fine display at Anfield, causing the Reds plenty of frustration, even managing to nullify the threat that is Mo Salah.
The crucial point moves the Baggies out of the bottom three and they will now be looking to replicate such a performance when Manchester United visit.
A solitary Romelu Lukaku goal handed Manchester United the spoils against Bournemouth in midweek, as Jose Mourinho’s side put derby disappointment behind them.
Manchester United will have seen both Tottenham and Liverpool struggle versus West Brom and will be needing to find a way of overcoming them, in what should be a tricky encounter.
West Brom: Tough to break down
Draws versus Tottenham and Liverpool, have shown the difficulty in breaking this West Bromwich Albion side down.
Both Spurs and Liverpool have been in free-scoring form, but astute performances from the Baggies prevented them from running riot.
This is an issue which will concern Jose Mourinho, making this an unpredictable fixture.
Manchester United: Lukaku back in the goals
For just the second time in 10 Premier League appearances, Romelu Lukaku found the back of the net versus Bournemouth in midweek.
The Belgian made a roaring start to life in Manchester, netting seven in his first seven league games, but in recent weeks has found goals hard to come by.
Finally, though, the 24-year-old found the back of the net in midweek, which Mourinho will be hoping has done wonders to his confidence.
Romelu Lukaku, who spent a year on loan at West Brom, is now the man Albion will be needing to keep an eye on when he arrives at the Hawthorns.
West Brom team news vs Manchester United
Gareth Barry, Nacer Chadli and Matt Philips all remain doubts having missed the trip to Anfield in midweek.
Alan Pardew will also be without Craig Dawson and James Morrison who are both sidelined through injury.
Manchester United team news vs West Brom
Marcos Rojo looks set to return for United having missed their 1-0 win over Bournemouth at Old Trafford.
Paul Pogba, meanwhile, remains suspended as he serves the third and final game of his three-match ban.
Marouane Fellaini, Eric Bailly (who could be out for the season) and Micheal Carrick all remain sidelined through injury.
West Brom predicted line-up vs Manchester United
Manchester United predicted line-up vs West Brom
All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing (Thursday, December 14, 2017, 09:00 UK) and are subject to change.