Manchester United will be keen to brush aside their shock loss in the Premier League when they face Swansea on Tuesday in the last 16 of the Carabao Cup. United boss would love to see his team back from that damaging defeat and continue their run in the cup.
Injury and Team News:
Defender Kyle Bartley will miss because of his knee injury. Striker Wilfried Bony is hopeful to be in the squad as he has recovered from his hamstring problem. The Ivorian can be on the bench, as he is not yet fit enough to start.
For the holders, Marouane Fellaini, Paul Pogba are out. Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s injury duration is still not revealed while Argentine Marcos Rojo won’t feature as well. Also Jones limped off last match and his and Bailly’s absence will give Lindelof some game time, who made a crucial mistake in Saturday’s match against Huddersfield.
Also Luke Shaw may get a chance, as the left back has only played 45 minutes in total so far this season. It is to be seen whether the United boss gives his fringe players some chance or play a strong team to salvage a win.
United, being the Carabao Cup holders will eye to go as far as possible. Despite having a strong start to the season, the United chariot has somewhat stuttered recently as they have had lacked in energy, according to Mourinho. He will be tempted to field a younger squad as there are League and Champions League matches looming.
Martial is likely to start on Tuesday
Swansea have started poorly and currently are 15th in the Premier League table. It will be tough for the South Wales side but still they would like to grind a cup victory to boost their confidence ahead of the campaign.
Swansea won EFL Cup in 2012-13 season
Possible Line -Up:
Swansea line up
Man United line up
Betting Odds: (via bet365)
Man United: 1/2
The match can be live streamed on Youtube and www.totalsportek.com from 00.15 IST Wednesday.