Chastened Manchester United head to the south coast to take on Brighton in the English Premier League for the Saturday lunchtime kick off.
The Red Devils made the worst possible start to their new EPL campaign last weekend, slipping to a 3-1 Old Trafford loss to Crystal Palace.
Wilfried Zaha struck twice to sink his former club, for whom Donny van de Beek at least managed a consolation goal on his debut.
The Dutchman may still drop to the bench at the weekend, with Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay in contention for a starting berth.
Victor Lindelof is also vulnerable at the back following his shaky start to the new season, as boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer searches for the winning formula.
Brighton enjoyed an encouraging second round of Premier League action on Sunday when they saw off hosts Newcastle with a 3-0 victory.
Neal Maupay’s early double did the damage before youngster Aaron Connolly added the late gloss to leave Seagulls boss Graham Potter beaming ahead of their United battle.
The south coast side will be missing the suspended Yves Bissouma, while young livewire Tariq Lamptey is an injury doubt after hobbling off on Tyneside.
Brighton vs Manchester United: Prediction
Prediction methodology explained.
The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.
Brighton vs Manchester United: Line-up predictions
Probable Brighton Starting XI: Mat Ryan, Ben White, Lewis Dunk, Adam Webster, Tariq Lamptey, Adam Lallana, Steven Alzate, Solly March, Leandro Trossard, Aaron Connolly, Neal Maupay.
Probable Manchester United Starting XI: David de Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic, Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial.