Previous
Newcastle United
Arsenal
0
1
FT
Game Details
Chelsea
Crystal Palace
2:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Liverpool
West Ham United
2:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Manchester City
Watford
2:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Tottenham Hotspur
Everton
4:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Barcelona
Malaga
6:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Toronto FC
Montreal Impact
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Real Madrid
Real Betis
8:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Cruz Azul
America
10:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Orlando City SC
Chicago Fire
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

WhoScored: Smalling and Blind impress

Tactics & Analysis
Read

Robin van Persie out four to six weeks

Robin van Persie has been ruled out for four to six weeks, meaning he will miss Manchester United’s Champions League double header against Bayern Munich.

Hat trick hero Robin van Persie is stretchered off at the end of the victory over Olympiakos.
Robin van Persie hurt his knee against Olympiakos.

• Payne: Fever pitch
• Aguero to miss derby

The Dutchman scored a hat trick in the 3-0 win over Olympiakos but now United have now revealed that the 17-goal forward, who missed much of November, December and January with a thigh problem, will be out for some time after a scan to determine the scale of sprained knee.

Manager David Moyes earlier said: “Robin van Persie won't be available [on Saturday against West Ham], we're getting him rescanned. We've got a lot of games coming up, it's important we have all our players fit and available.”

For the game against the Hammers, it means Moyes faces a decision whether to recall Javier Hernandez, who has not played since Feb. 9’s draw against Fulham, or to move Danny Welbeck, who excelled on the left wing against Olympiakos, into a central role, or whether to pick Wayne Rooney as a lone striker.

 

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.