Crystal Palace will be looking to halt their run of back-to-back league defeats when they welcome 13-time league champions Manchester United to Selhurst Park on Saturday (15:00) in the Premier League.
The Eagles, who were thrashed 5-1 by their opponent’s rivals Manchester City in the League Cup during midweek, haven’t won in the league since defeating West Brom 2-0 back on October 3.
Meanwhile the Red Devils, who were also knocked out of the League Cup earlier this week to Championship outfit Middlesbrough, have failed to score in their last two fixtures in all competitions, mounting to over 210 minutes of play.
Palace boss Alan Pardew will be hoping summer signing Yohan Cabaye will continue his healthy goalscoring streak having already racked up four Premier League goals this term, whilst United manager Louis van Gaal will be confident Morgan Schneiderlin can help carve open the chances for the visitors’ forwards to end their barren run in front of goal.
Here is how both key midfielders match up so far this season ahead of Saturday’s encounter…