Manchester United FC vs Crystal Palace FC: Match details

Match: Manchester United FC vs Crystal Palace FC

Competition: Premier League

Date: September 19, 2020

Kick-off time: 7:30 pm, September 19, 2020

Stadium: Old Trafford

Manchester United kick off their Premier League campaign with Crystal Palace at Old Trafford. They were not in action during gameweek 1 having seen their European campaign extend into mid-August.

On the opening day, Palace defeated Southampton, with Wilfried Zaha getting back on the score sheet.

Man United completed the improve coup of Donny van de Beek, but have been quiet this summer. Their reported move for Jadon Sancho has so far failed and they will enter next season with relatively the same squad.

Their involvement in Europe last season which finished in mid-August means they were given an extended break compared to their Premier League rivals.

Eze managed to make an appearance off the bench against Southampton last weekend. He started in Palace’s penalty shootout defeat at Bournemouth, but on Saturday he could make his first Premier League start.

Palace team being eliminated from the Carabao Cup in midweek, Roy Hodgson’s side impressed on the opening day.

Champions League

The qualifying round for the 2020/21 edition of Europe’s top club tournament will be played in single legs, with the exception being the Champions League play-offs, which will remain over two legs. A draw will determine which club will play the single leg in their stadium.

The group stage will start on October 20/21, 2020 with the final taking place in Istanbul on May 29, 2021.

August 8-11:Preliminary round
August 18/19: First qualifying round
August 25/26: Second qualifying round
September 15/16: Third qualifying round
September 22/23 & 29/30: Play-offs
October 20/21: Group stage matchday 1
October 27/28: Group stage matchday 2
November 3/4: Group stage matchday 3
November 24/25: Group stage matchday 4
December 1/2: Group stage matchday 5
December 8/9: Group stage matchday 6
February 16/17, 2021: Round of 16
April 6/14, 2021: Quarter-finals
April 17 & May 5, 2021: Semi-finals
May 29, 2021: Final

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