Premier League - Manchester United vs. Fulham FC kick-off time

Juan Mata (credit: ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Utd vs. Fulham takes place this afternoon in the Premier League.

The game, which takes place at Old Trafford, is scheduled to kick off at 16:00 GMT and airs live in the UK on Sky Sports 1/Sky Sports 1 HD.

Speaking ahead of the game, Manchester United's record signing Juan Mata says he has been working hard on building an understanding with Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie.

Mata lined up alongside Rooney and Van Persie for the first time for last weekend's 2-1 defeat at Stoke.

The Spain international, who joined David Moyes' side from Chelsea for a club record £37.1million, has revealed he already feels settled at the club, and told MUTV: "We have been working on things in training to try to link better and understand each other better.

"But when you talk about players like them, they are top players so it's easy to play with them."

He continued: "I want to do my best to help the team. I think my main position on the pitch is to assist and to try to provide opportunities to the strikers. But if I can score then that is even better.

"It's true that in my career I have always scored a good amount of goals as a midfielder. And I will try to score as many goals as I can because it is the best feeling in the world."

Mata also praised his new team-mates, including his friend David De Gea, for helping him settle at the club quickly.

"The welcome I've had from the lads, from the club, from the manager and the fans from the first day since I came here has been amazing," he added.

"I will never forget my debut at Old Trafford – seeing the fans in the warm-up wearing my shirt, it was fantastic. Hopefully we can win as many games until the end of the season for them because they deserve that from us.

"David was very important for me coming here. The first week he was with me, almost all the time he was calling me to check I was okay and asking what I needed. I have known him since we were kids and I'm very happy to be here with him."



All Soccer News

Recent UK Football Articles

  • Chelsea FC manager Jose Mourinho dismisses Petr Cech speculation

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has dismissed reports suggesting goalkeeper Petr Cech could leave the club during the January transfer window....

  • Mario Balotelli insists he will start scoring for Liverpool FC

    Mario Balotelli has hit back at his critics, with the Liverpool striker insisting he has no interest in trying to impress outsiders....

  • Man Utd facing another two weeks without Radamel Falcao

    Louis van Gaal has seen his injury problems deepen after it emerged Manchester United's on-loan striker Radamel Falcao will be out for at least a fortnight....

  • Liverpool FC to look at 'underlying issue' with Daniel Sturridge injury

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has said he is keen to establish if there is an "underlying issue somewhere" with Daniel Sturridge's ongoing thigh injury....

  • Jimmy Bullard favourite to win I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here 2014

    Former Premier League star Jimmy Bullard is the bookmakers' favourite to win ...

  • Daniel Sturridge 'devastated' by injury setback says Liverpool FC team-mate

    Jordan Henderson has revealed that his Liverpool team-mate Daniel Sturridge is "devastated" by his latest injury setback....

  • Arsenal FC vs. Manchester United - Live Stream, Team News and Premier League Match Preview

    Arsenal vs. Man Utd takes place this evening in the Premier League....

  • Wayne Rooney warned about lack of goals for Man Utd

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has warned Wayne Rooney that he must start replicating his international form for his club....

  • Arsenal FC boost as striker Olivier Giroud back in contention

    Olivier Giroud has recovered from a broken leg sooner than expected and could feature for Arsenal this evening against Manchester United....

More Stories

Recent Articles

  • Chelsea FC boss amazed by CFC display in 2-0 win over West Brom

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho praised his side's first-half display in the 2-0 win over West Brom on Saturday afternoon, caling it one of the best he has seen in his time at the club....

  • Premier League - Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool FC kick-off time

    Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool takes place this afternoon in the Premier League....

  • F1 news - Sergio Perez to stay with Force India for 2015 and 2016

    Sergio Perez has signed a new two-year contract with Force India....

  • Arsenal FC 1-2 Man Utd - Arsene Wenger unhappy with naive defending

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger called his side "defensively naive" following Saturday's 2-1 defeat at home to Manchester United....

  • Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Nico Rosberg on pole

    Nico Rosberg is on pole position for this afternoon's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix....

  • Premier League fixtures for Sunday, November 23rd 2014

    There are two games taking place this afternoon in the Premier League, with Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur both in action....

  • Roger Federer eyes improvement ahead of final day of the Davis Cup final

    Roger Federer expects to improve as the match progresses, having suffered a heavy defeat on day one of the Davis Cup final in Lille on Friday....

  • Vertonghen to Man Utd? Lucas to quit Liverpool FC? Arsenal FC wanted Messi? Saturday's transfer round-up

    Saturday's round up of the top transfer stories from the past 24 hours......

  • Arsenal FC legend Thierry Henry could return to the club

    Arsenal legend Thierry Henry could return to the club in a coaching capacity at some point in the future, manager Arsene Wenger has revealed....

More Stories

News Stream

Premier League

Latest News



Share this with your friends

To:
From:
Your comments:

Premier League - Manchester United vs. Fulham FC kick-off time

Man Utd vs. Fulham takes place this afternoon in the Premier League.

Read more »

Log In or Sign up

Facebook User?

You can use your facebook account to sign up with Live streaming sport.

Connect with facebook
Remember me.
Did you forget your password?