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  1. Khazri strikes with early free-kick
  2. Martial levels from tight angle
  3. De Gea own goal restores hosts' lead
  4. Sunderland starting XI: Mannone, Yedlin, O’Shea, Kone, van Aanholt, Kirchhoff, Cattermole, M’Vila, Khazri, N’Doye, Defoe
  5. Man Utd starting XI: De Gea, Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Borthwick-Jackson, Schneiderlin, Carrick, Lingard, Mata, Martial, Rooney

Live Reporting

By Chris Bevan

All times stated are UK

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  1. Get Involved


    Killian Sharp: Moved to Canada on Monday. Up early for United. Not sure if it'll be worth the loss of a lie-in. #atleasttheresnofellaini

    Gattuso1972: Weak bench? Herrera,Memphis and the up and coming Keane? Who else is left I ask you!

  2. 10 minutes to go...

    Sunderland v Man Utd (12:45 GMT)

    Right then, about 10 minutes to go until kick-off and the rain/hail finally seems to have stopped at the Stadium of Light, but it is still a freezing cold afternoon in the north east.

  3. Who are Man Utd's global rivals?


    As we mentioned earlier, Manchester United are one of the world’s biggest clubs.

    But where exactly does your club fit in? We look at some of their rivals.

    Click here.

  4. Post update

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    BBC Radio 5 Live

    Former Leicester City captain Matt Elliott: "There's a whole gaggle of reasons why it's not going right at Manchester United. I think they would be well served to make a statement if they know what is going on [about the manager]. i think if the board know Louis van Gaal is going to be staying until the summer they should come out and say it now. I don't think they 100% know. 

    Former Chelsea and Aston Villa midfielder Andy Townsend: "I personally think Louis van Gaal will go in the summer." 

  5. Rule the world...

    Sunderland v Man Utd (12:45 GMT)


    Six hundred and fifty nine million fans, 116 million social media followers. More than £1bn from sponsors. Twenty league titles. Three European Cups. And from next season, they will get a share of the 71% rise in domestic broadcast revenue, making them the richest club in the world.

    We ask why the Manchester United brand continues to dominate globally, despite a slide in performance on the pitch since Sir Alex Ferguson's managerial exit in 2013.

    This is a great read for all football fans.

  6. Map your way to glory


    Stoke City top of the league? Chelsea bottom?

    Yes, it is the BBC fans' Predictor League.

    There is still time to lift your club towards glory.

    Play here.

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  8. Lawro's prediction

    Sunderland v Man Utd (12:45 GMT)

    Mark Lawrenson

    BBC football expert

    What are you expecting to happen in this one then? A gritty draw, a historical Sunderland win... or another Manchester United victory?

    This is what Lawro reckons:

    "Manchester United went back to being more methodical in last week's draw with Chelsea. United got their full-backs forward well at Stamford Bridge but you would not describe them as having played free-flowing football.

    "I don't think we will see too much of that from either side at the Stadium of Light, but I would still back United to come out on top."

    See all of Lawro's predictions for the weekend

  9. Get Involved


    James Ballantyne: Mufc bench looking weak, and valentines themed. Does LVG need the Love?

    Ankit Baveja: No Fellani in the squad. Love it 

    Hasan Khalid: Introducing Love on the Valentine's weekend? Cheeky from LVG.

  10. Love is on the bench

    Sunderland v Man Utd (12:45 GMT)

    The aptly-named Donald Love is named among the substitutes for Manchester United on Valentine's weekend.

    The 21-year-old defender, from Rochdale, has yet to make a senior appearance for the Premier League club but has had experience out on loan at Wigan. 

    Meanwhile, opponents Sunderland have named George Honeyman on the bench. The midfielder is a member of the Black Cats' under-21 squad. 

    Donald Love
  11. Post update

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    Sunderland make two enforced changes from their 2-2 draw with Liverpool - Billy Jones and Duncan Watmore both miss out, so DeAndre Yedlin and Dame N'Doye come in.

    Winger Adam Johnson, who scored as a substitute in their Anfield draw, was sacked by the club on Thursday after pleading guilty to sex offences.


    Manchester United make one switch from their 1-1 draw with Chelsea as Morgan Schneiderlin replaces Marouane Fellaini, who does not even make the bench.

    Man Utd
  12. Both teams look to gain some ground...

    Sunderland v Man Utd (12:45 GMT)

    A glance at the bottom of the Premier League shows how badly Sam Allardyce's side need their first win over Manchester United at the Stadium of Light - the Black Cats are 19th, four points adrift of safety with 13 games to go.

    At the other end of the table, United also have ground to make up. They are fifth - six points behind neighbours Manchester City in fourth - but all four teams above them play each other on Sunday so Loiuis van Gaal's side have a great opportunity to gain some ground.

  13. Nineteen year itch

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    Sunderland were playing at Roker Park and Eric Cantona was strutting his stuff the last time the Black Cats defeated Manchester United at home in March 1997...Michael Gray and John Mullin on the scoresheet as the hosts won 2-1.  

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  14. When did Sunderland last beat Man Utd?

    Sunderland v Man Utd (12:45 GMT)

    It's been a while! Since September 1990, Manchester United have only lost one of their 27 league meetings with Sunderland... back when the Black Cats were known as the Rokerites.

    Sunderland Man Utd
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    Welcome to our live page for Sunderland v Manchester United. We'll have live text commentary here from 11:45 GMT. You can follow build up to all of today's games here