Silva Looks Forward To Semi-Final Challenge

Tricia Pearson
January 10, 2017

United have won their past eight successive games in all competitions, and are now unbeaten in 14 games.

Hull boss Marco Silva is set to be without three first-team defenders for Tuesday's EFL Cup semi-final first-leg at Manchester United.

Though it is a two legged affair, Manchester United would want to kill off the game with a huge win in front of their home fans.

Wayne Rooney, who is only one goal away from breaking Manchester United all-time goalscoring record, also keeps his place from the weekend.

The France worldwide was glad of a rest during the 4-0 win over Reading, having played the full 90 minutes in all but six of United's 30 matches since his world-record £89.3million transfer in August.

"Hull may look at the semi-final as a big occasion".

The player, who serves as captain for both club and country is no longer considered to be a guaranteed starter for Manchester United and the Three Lions.

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"It's not the best game to try and do this because Manchester United is a very good team, but we are going there to compete against them".

Manager Jose Mourinho was asked about his fears over the extent of Rojo's injury in the immediate aftermath of Saturday's cup tie at Old Trafford.

There are no real surprises in Hull City's starting lineup. To get to the final is not easy.

Man United entered the Christmas period with just two Premier League wins between September and December.

Dawson is not expected to recover from the shoulder injury that forced him out of the Swansea City game, while Curtis Davies (hamstring) is definitely out.

The Reds will hope to move a step closer to winning their first trophy under the Portuguese coach on Tuesday, when they host Hull City in the first leg of their EFL Cup semifinal.

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