Without a loss in February, the Reds advanced to the knockout stage of the Europa League, where they will meet the Italian giant AC Milan. In the Premier League, United have had two wins and three draws in their last five meetings, a nine-time streak for Southampton and a convincing 3-1 win over Newcastle. The 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge saw the team reach an away streak without a 20-game loss, making it the fifth-best streak in English Premier League history.
On the sidelines, the Eagles have won two wins, a draw and two losses in the last five games ahead of the meeting with Ola’s men. However, the Eagles have failed to score in the last two home games, following a three-goal loss to Burnley followed by a 0-0 draw against relegation contender Fulham.
face to face
As mentioned, the Eagles defeated United in the opening of the Premier League, but in Selhurst Park the Reds keep the top on the London side. In twelve meetings at Croydon since the last loss to Palace in 1991, United have won nine wins and three draws, including a costly 2-0 win in July 2020, thanks to goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial.