Although we’re still pretty early on in 2015, the weekend we have ahead of us is no doubt going to be a treat for all football fans. Sunday steals all the headlines as we have Liverpool taking on Manchester City followed up shortly by Arsenal v Everton at the Emirates. Just when we thought we had saw it all, the Capital One Cup Final at Wembley takes centre stage as 2 London clubs make the short trip to the national stadium as Chelsea and Tottenham go head to head.
Manchester United v Sunderland: Louis Van Gaal may prefer his side being taken out of the limelight by playing on the Saturday and they’re the only side in the top 4 competing. They welcome Sunderland to Old Trafford and Sunderland have been in very poor form, drawing once out of their last 3 and losing the other 2 to QPR and Bradford City.
Manchester United will be without Robin Van Persie and James Wilson against Sunderland whilst Jack Rodwell continues to miss game after game through injury. Gus Poyet will cast a very frustrated figure that Rodwell’s injury concerns continue to haunt his career as the former Everton and Manchester City midfielder hasn’t managed a run of games for the club since his arrival. [Read more…]