United have lost their last two Premier League games 2-0 - away at Liverpool and at home to Burnley - and League One Tranmere will fancy their chances of a cupset on a winter-worn pitch at Prenton Park on Sunday, especially after knocking out Watford on Thursday.
Date: Sunday, January 26th, 2020
Venue: Prenton Park
Kick-off time: 3pm GMT
Prediction: Tranmere 1-2 Man Utd
Rovers will likely start brightly, and will look to put their visitors under pressure - especially from set-pieces. However, United should have enough about them to reach the next round.
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How to watch
TV channel: The match will be televised live on BT Sport 2, with coverage starting from 2.30pm.
You can also follow all the action on Standard Sport's LIVE match blog.
Head to head (H2H) history and results
- These sides have met just once in an official competition, with United winning 5-0 in the League Cup back in September 1976.
- Tranmere won 3-2 against United's Under-23s in the Football League Trophy last December, and a few players who played that time around - such as Tahith Chong and Angel Gomes - could well be in action against Rovers.
- Tranmere to win: 7/1
- Man Utd to win: 2/5
- Draw: 4/1
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Man Utd: Victor Lindelof should return from illness to ease United's defensive concerns, but Solskjaer is still light of options elsewhere.
Scott McTominay (knee), Paul Pogba (ankle), Axel Tuanzebe (thigh), Marcus Rashford (back) and Marcos Rojo are all definitely out, while Timothy Fosu-Mensah is on the mend.
With United failing to score in their last two games without Rashford, Mason Greenwood is almost certain to start in attack.
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