Manchester United entered the game on Saturday against Fulham undefeated in 10 matches in all competitions. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer clearly looked to rotate some of his team ahead of the key clash against Paris Saint-Germain in midweek Champions League action, and this should have given an opportunity for a relegation threatened Fulham side.
Claudio Ranieri’s side are languishing in 19th place, seven points away from safety, and time is running out for them to secure Premier League football for next season. While Fulham may have had an opportunity for an upset, especially after starting strong, by the end of the match Manchester United completed a rather routine-looking 3-0 victory.
Manchester United made six changes over the side that beat Leicester City 1-0 away the previous weekend. Romelu Lukaku started up front for the visitors, with Anthony Martial returning to the left wing after not starting since the 19 January victory over Brighton & Hove Albion. Looking forward to the Champions League clash on Tuesday meant that Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard started the match on the bench, and Victor Lindelof was left out of the squad entirely.
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