The Man United XI to get vital victory vs. Sunderland
Anything other than a weekend win against Sunderland may sway Manchester United towards being all-in on the Europa League front as they pursue Champions League qualification. Dropped points at home to Everton on Tuesday night now look costly given that top four rivals Manchester City and Liverpool were both unable to win, while Arsenal’s victory has dropped Jose Mourinho’s men back down to sixth.
A quarter-final double-header vs. Anderlecht kicks off next week, and unless they can close the gap on the domestic front, winning the competition looks to be the best route to saving their season. Alas, the Black Cats are kind opposition to be coming up against, with David Moyes’ men in hapless form as they stay rooted to the foot of the table – relegation now looks a given.
Man United are clear favourites even though they will be travelling to the North East on Sunday, and here is the XI we think Mourinho must select to get a vital victory…