BOURNEMOUTH — Manchester United will aim to build on the victory at home last Sunday when they take on Bournemouth in the early English Premier League kick-off at Vitality Stadium. Watch Live Streaming on NBC Sports
Manager Jose Mourinho made one alteration to the side that beat Everton 2-1 at home in the last outing, as Marcus Rashford is dropped to the bench and is replaced by Alexis Sanchez.
The standout news is that leading striker Romelu Lukaku has been left out of Manchester United matchday squad entirely.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) November 3, 2018
Lukaku started on the bench last weekend.
Mourinho said ahead of the game: “In training yesterday, after the press conference, he felt something that needs to be studied in the next couple of days. So Lukaku has not come and we decided to start with Alexis.”
Meanwhile, Bournemouth also make one change from the side that won 3-0 at Fulham last Saturday for this home encounter.
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🔘 Stanislas starts
🔘 Brooks up top with Wilson
🔘 Francis skipper
— AFC Bournemouth (@afcbournemouth) November 3, 2018
The change sees Junior Stanislas comes into midfield – replacing Charlie Daniels, who drops to the bench.
Both teams are without injured players, with United missing the likes of captain Antonio Valencia, who is still out with a knee problem, along with Marouane Fellaini and Diogo Dalot who are also remain sidelined due to injury.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is still without forward Joshua King due to an ankle issue.