Wigan Athletic defeated Manchester United in the last season, denying them the title. Tonight, they will travel to Old Trafford to play the Red Devils who must be looking forward for revenge.
Manchester United: It was reported that Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa would not play against Wigan but Sir Alex Ferguson has said that they are fit to play. However, Wayne Rooney, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling will stay out of action.
Wigan Athletic: Roberto Martinez's men are fit with no major injury problem. Defender Antolin Alcaraz is expected to return to the team. James McArthur is expected to play on Saturday and on-loan Arsenal striker Ryo Miyaichi may make his debut for the team.
Performances of the Teams at the EPL 2012-13:
Manchester United: The Red Devils lost to Everton in the opening match but bounced back in the next two matches, beating Fulham and Southampton.
Wigan Athletic: In three games playes so far, Wigan lost 2-0 against Chelsea, won 2-0 against Southampton and drew 2-2 with Stoke City.
Wigan look strong but Manchester United is certainly the favourite to win tonight. Robin van Persie, who scored a hat-trick in the last game, will be one to watch out for.
Live Coverage Information:
Manchester United will play Wigan Athletic tonight at 19:30 IST (7:30 PM) at Old Trafford. The match will be broadcast live on EPPN in India.
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): Lindegaard, Rafael, Vidic, Ferdinand, Evra, Carrick, Giggs, Valencia, Anderson, Welbeck, Van Persie
Wigan (3-4-1-2): Al Habsi, Ramis, Caldwell, Figueroa, Boyce, McArthur, McCarthy, Miyaichi, Maloney, Di Santo, Kone