Manchester United and West Ham open their Premier League 2017/18 season when they clash on August 13th, 2017 at 11:00 AM EST in Old Trafford, Stretford. NBCSN will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
Obviously, the Reds Devils are crowd favorites to win the game. Statistically speaking Jose Mourinho’s men are at par with Chelsea with most opening-day fixture wins in the Premier League at 16.
West Ham has been hopeless against Man Utd at Old Trafford, in last nine Premier League encounters they have lost seven and drew two.
Date and Time: August 13th, 2017 11:00 AM EST
Venue: Old Trafford, Stretford
TV: NBCSN (US)
Manchester United is injury free expect long time absentees Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, and Ashley Young.
Summer signings Romelu Lukaku, Victor Lindelof, and Nemanja Matic are all set to make their Premier League debuts for the Reds.
Mourinho may make use of Eric Bailly and Phil Jones, as they are available again to cover the defensive line after sitting out the Super Cup due to suspension.
West Ham United will be powered by young talents Javier Hernandez, Joe Hart, Pablo Zabaleta, and Marko Arnautovic making their debuts.
Andy Carroll (groin), Michail Antonio (hamstring), Manuel Lanzini (knee), and Cheikhou Kouyate (knee) are out of the Sunday clash. However, West Ham may see Aaron Cresswell and Manuel Lanzini playing back for the team coming off injuries.
Joe Hart and Pablo Zabaleta have been roped in to strengthen the Hammers’ poor defense. These two former Manchester City players can be the game changers in the matchup as they have who won 11 major trophies.