Confirmed - Manchester United line-up v Sunderland

Here is how Manchester United line-up against Sunderland in the early kick-off at 12:45 GMT.

Starting Team: De Gea, Rafael, Buttner, Smalling, Vidic, Carrick, Valencia, Anderson, Young, Kagawa, Van Persie.

Subs: Evra, Evans, Nani, Welbeck, Cleverley, Powell, Lindegaard

Sunderland are going for just their fifth win of the season at home and they couldn’t have asked for a tougher match, with United running away with the league title at the moment. The problem for them at home has been scoring goals, only three sides have scored fewer in front of their own fans.

Manchester United will increase their lead at the top of the table to a staggering 18 points with a win, which would be their 11th victory on the road this season. No other team has scored more goals away from home and only Arsenal and Manchester City have conceded fewer.

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