Mario Balotelli (left) is substituted by Brendan Rodgers (right)

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Premier League fixture at Selhurst Park

Cesc Fabregas, Jack Wilshere, Yaya Toure or Steven Gerrard? No, it's Mile Jedinak who is the best midfielder in the Premier League

Crystal Palace captain statistically better than the rest in the top flight

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace match report: Juan Mata moment of magic ends United’s drought

Manchester United 1 Crystal Palace 0: Spanish substitute’s strike seals first win in four games for Van Gaal’s men

Paddy McNair

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace team news: Louis van Gaal makes two changes with Paddy McNair and Michael Carrick to start

Unclear whether Daley Blind or Michael Carrick will start at centre-back

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal brings on Michael Carrick

Manchester United v Crystal Palace: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Old Trafford

QPR vs Manchester City live: Sergio Aguero twice pulls visitors level after Charlie Austin opener and Martin Demichelis' own goal

Follow the day's Premier League action with Burnley vs Hull, Southampton vs Leicester and Queens Park Rangers vs Manchester City also in action

Radamel Falcao has scored one goal for United since he joined the club in the summer

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace: Radamel Falcao set to pay price as United seek balance

Falcao has scored only once for United since the club agreed a £6m signing-on fee

Marouane Fellaini vs James McArthur: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Manchester United and Crystal Palace

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Old Trafford

Neil Warnock

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace: Neil Warnock promises to be 'more boring' in effort to avoid further FA sanction

Warnock was fined £9,000 for his post-match comments after Palace's defeat to Chelsea in which he criticised referee Craig Pawson

Crystal Palace vs Sunderland: Gus Poyet hails Black Cats' character for recovering from yet another own-goal calamity

Sunderland went ahead through Steven Fletcher's effort but a Wes Brown own-goal threatened to de-rail Poyet's side only for them to triumph

Crystal Palace vs Sunderland: Neil Warnock furious as Phil Dowd fails to award first minute penalty

Sunderland lucky not to concede a penalty in the opening minute

Crystal Palace vs Sunderland team news: Vito Mannone and Wes Brown dropped to the bench after gaffes against Arsenal last week

Sunderland boss makes five changes to the team that lost to Arsenal

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