17/04/2018 08:11, Report by Adam Higgins
Setting the scene: United will be looking to immediately respond after Sunday’s 1-0 defeat at home to relegation-threatened West Bromwich Albion when making the midweek trip to the south coast to take on mid-table Bournemouth. The Reds still need five more points to guarantee Champions League football next season and will be hoping to take full advantage of the game in hand on third-placed Liverpool, who are one point behind United, in a bid to finish second in the Premier League. Jose Mourinho’s men, who had won five league games in a row before the surprise loss to the Baggies, can take a giant stride towards clinching the runners-up spot with three points at the Vitality Stadium, with four subsequent league games to play.
How can I follow it? Wednesday’s match will kick off at 19:45 BST and will be broadcast live on BT Sport in the UK. MUTV subscribers on Sky or Virgin Media, the MUTV app, or online at MUTV.com can enjoy match build-up from 17:45 BST on the Match Day show and listen to radio commentary of the game, before watching it in full at midnight. You can also keep up with all the action as it happens via ManUtd.com’s live match blog and our official Twitter account @ManUtd.
What’s the team news? The boss said after last weekend’s game that his players have a chance to win a place in the starting line-up for Saturday’s Emirates FA…