Alexis dropped for Man United’s FA Cup test

first_imgManchester United Man United team news: Alexis dropped and Pogba remains on bench for FA Cup test Goal Last updated 1 year ago 02:36 18/3/2018 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Alexis Sanchez Manchester United Getty Images Manchester United FA Cup Manchester United v Brighton & Hove Albion Brighton & Hove Albion The Chilean sits out for the first time since arriving from Arsenal in January, while the midfielder fails to reclaim a starting spot Alexis Sanchez has been dropped to the bench by Manchester United, where he joins Paul Pogba as the Red Devils take on Brighton & Hove Albion in the FA Cup quarter-finals.Jose Mourinho has made five changes from the side knocked out of the Champions League by Sevilla, with Sanchez missing out for the first time since arriving from Arsenal in January following 10 successive starts.The decision comes following a number of underwhelming performances in a variety of starting positions after signing for the club in the swap deal which saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan leave for the Emirates Stadium. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Williams case shows Solskjaer isn’t holding Man Utd’s youngsters back – he’s protecting them Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Pogba remains on the bench, from where he made a second-half substitute appearance on Tuesday, and it is Scott McTominay who steps in to replace Maroaune Fellaini in the midfield.Sergio Romero, Luke Shaw, Anthony Martial and Juan Mata also come in, with David de Gea, Ashley Young and Marcus Rashford dropping to the bench.Mourinho will be keen for his side to get back to winning ways following Tuesday’s setback and the days of rancour which have followed.Manchester United: Romero; Valencia, Smalling, Bailly, Shaw; McTominay, Matic; Mata, Lingard, Martial; Lukaku. Subs: De Gea, Lindelof, Pogba, Sanchez, Rashford, Fellaini, Young.Brighton & Hove Albion: Krul; Schelotto, Dunk, Duffy, Suttner; Kayal, Propper, Gross, Locadia, March; Ulloa. Subs: Maenpaa, Bruno, Goldson, Sanders, Izquierdo, Baldock, Murray.last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *