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Two teams with contrasting Premier League form clash at Old Trafford on Tuesday when Manchester United host Nottingham Forest.
Hosts Manchester United occupy fifth place on 26 points after 14 matches. Manchester United won their last Premier League match 2-1 at Craven Cottage against Fulham.
Nottingham Forest defeated Crystal Palace 1-0 at home in their last Premier League match, putting them in 18th place on 13 points.
When the two sides last met in Premier League action, Manchester United triumphed 8-1 at The City Ground in February 1999. led United with four goals, scoring in the zeroth minute. Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole also netted twice apiece. scored for Forest in the zeroth minute.
Manchester United have got the better of Nottingham Forest of late, unbeaten in their last six Premier League matches (W5 D1 L0). Nottingham Forest are looking for their first league win in encounters between the two teams since November 1995. United have outscored Forest 25-3 during their unbeaten streak.
Two players who have been crucial for Manchester United this season are Marcus Rashford and Antony. Rashford is the side’s leading scorer with four goals, one of which has been the crucial first of the match. Nearly as impressive, Antony has netted three times, including one match-opener.
Nottingham Forest’s leading attacking threats have been Taiwo Awoniyi, Morgan Gibbs-White, and Brennan Johnson, who have scored three, two, and two times, respectively.
At Old Trafford this season, Manchester United have four wins, one draw, and one loss in six Premier League contests. United are looking to extend a five-match home unbeaten streak (W4 D1 L0) dating to August 22 against Liverpool. Nottingham Forest will be looking for their first win this season in away league matches, as they have five losses and two draws away from The City Ground. Forest are looking to reverse a seven-match away winless streak (W0 D2 L5). They haven’t earned a win away since August 6 against Newcastle United.
In their last six league matches, Manchester United have won three, drawn two and lost one. Nottingham Forest, meanwhile, have won two, drawn two and lost two in their last six.