Match Today: Manchester United vs Crystal Palace 19-07-2022 Friendly Match
Manchester United will bid for three wins from their first three pre-season games when Crystal Palace face their Premier League team mate on Tuesday. The Red Devils beat Liverpool and Melbourne Victory in their friendlies this summer, while Palace will enter the competition after losing 2-0 to Liverpool in Singapore on Friday. Man United opened their preparations for the 2022-23 season with a 4-0 victory over Liverpool last Tuesday before scoring 4-1 win over Melbourne Victory three days later, and Manchester United now play two more games in Australia against fellow Premier League club Palace counterparts. Aston Villa. Manager Erik Ten Hag won't be carried away too much by his pre-season successes, but there were plenty of positive signs, and the fact that the team managed to score eight goals in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo would be delighted. With the new management team.
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace
While Anthony Martial has now scored in back-to-back games, while new player Terrell Malacia has impressed at left-back, the Red Devils will now conclude their tour against Palace and Villa before returning to Europe for friendlies against Atletico Madrid and Rayo Vallecano. Man United will then open their 2022-23 Premier League campaign at home to Brighton & Hove Albion on August 7, and Ten Hag will be hoping there will be two more new players at that point. Christian Eriksen was confirmed as the team's second signing of the summer on Friday, while Lisandro Martinez's deal for Ajax is said to be close to expiring, but none of the players will join the squad in Australia, with a possible debut instead. Coming against Atletico or Rayo.
Crystal Palace vs Manchester United
Meanwhile, Palace have played four friendlies this summer, drawing with Accrington Stanley and beating Millwall before losing 2-0 to Liverpool in their opening match of their preliminary round on Friday. Jordan Henderson and Mohamed Salah were the Reds' top scorers, but it's hard to read much into the defeat, as the Eagles made a trip to Australia without a number of important players. Marc Guehy, Wilfried Zaha, Iberichi Ise, Michael Ulis, Christian Benteke, Will Hughes and Shekho Kouyate are among the individuals who did not make the trip due to fitness and visa issues, meaning the Premier League side only has 10 top players available on tour. The majority of those left behind were in fact in a game against Ipswich Town on Saturday, with Benteke top scorer in what proved to be a 4-2 win, so it's a tough pre-season for coach Patrick Vieira, as he's full. The team won't get back together until the latter stages of the month.