Manchester United vs West Ham: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview

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The Red Devils host the final game of the Premier League's opening weekend at Old Trafford as Slaven Bilic's new-look Hammers visit

Manchester United will begin the new Premier League season at Old Trafford when they take on West Ham on Sunday.

The final match of the English top flight's opening weekend could feature a number of debuts, with both clubs having made significant moves so far this summer.

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More could be set to follow and the Red Devils and Hammers' finishing positions last season - sixth and 11th respectively - will not be nearly good enough this time around.

Game Manchester United vs West Ham
Date Sunday, August 13
Time 16:00 BST / 11:00 ET

TV CHANNEL & LIVE STREAM


Nemanja Matic Manchester United

In the UK, the match will be available to watch live on television on Sky Sports Premier League and by stream via Sky Go.

UK TV channel Online stream
Sky Sports Premier League Sky Go

In the US, the match will be available to watch live on television on NBCSN and by stream via NBC Sports Live.

US TV channel Online stream
NBCSN NBC Sports Live

SQUAD & TEAM NEWS


Position Man Utd players
Goalkeepers De Gea, Romero, J. Pereira
Defenders Lindelof, Bailly, Jones, Smalling, Blind, Valencia, Mitchell, Darmian, Tuanzebe, Varela
Midfielders Pogba, Mata, Lingard, Carrick, Herrera, Mkhitaryan, Fellaini, Matic, McTominay, Willock, A. Pereira, Gomes
Forwards Lukaku, Martial, Rashford

United are without the injured Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and Ashley Young, but have no new problems.

Eric Bailly and Phil Jones are available after missing the UEFA Super Cup final due to suspension and Nemanja Matic, Romelu Lukaku and Victor Lindelof could all make their first Premier League appearance for the Red Devils.

Potential starting XI: De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Lindelof, Darmian; Herrera, Matic, Pogba; Mkhitaryan, Lukaku, Rashford.

Position West Ham players
Goalkeepers Adrian, Hart
Defenders Reid, Cresswell, Zabaleta, Collins, Ogbonna, Byram, Fonte, Masuaku
Midfielders Feghouli, Kouyate, Lanzini, Snodgrass, Obiang, Noble, Antonio, Fernandes, Haksabanovic
Forwards Carroll, Sakho, Hernandez, Ayew, Arnautovic

West Ham have a lengthy injury list and will be without Michail Antonio, Manuel Lanzini, Cheikhou Kouyate, Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho at Old Trafford.

Slaven Bilic will have to decide between Jose Fonte, Angelo Ogbonna and Winston Reid at centre-back and Joe Hart, Pablo Zabaleta, Javier Hernandez and Marko Arnautovic are all in line for debuts.

Potential starting XI: Hart; Zabaleta, Reid, Ogbonna, Masuaku; Fernandes, Noble, Obiang; Ayew, Hernandez, Arnautovic.


BETTING & MATCH ODDS


Mark Noble West Ham

United are 1/3 favourites to win, according to dabblebet, with West Ham priced at 9/1 and the draw available at 17/4.

Romelu Lukaku is the 13/5 favourite to score first, with Marcus Rashford rated at 7/2. Click here to view dabblebet's full selection of match markets.


GAME PREVIEW


Jose Mourinho Manchester United

Jose Mourinho's record in his second season at the clubs he has managed is quite something.

Every time the Portuguese coach has stayed for a second year - at Porto, Chelsea (twice), Inter and Real Madrid - it has produced a league title.

It is hard to argue that toppling Barcelona during his time with Madrid, which took a 100-point campaign in which multiple records were broken, was not the toughest challenge of Mourinho's career to date but keeping that second-season run going with Manchester United might rank next.

United will undoubtedly be a better side for the additions of Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic and that they have pursued Victor Lindelof for so long suggests there is plenty the manager likes about his new centre-back.

Having held on to David de Gea and added Eric Bailly and Paul Pogba last summer, the spine of the side looks extremely robust.

That combination of quality and physicality should make United a daunting team to play against but where they came undone last term was their inability to make their best football count on the scoresheet.

That must change and that there is a more youthful and dynamic feel to their attack this season bodes well.

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