Good afternoon and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE text coverage of Manchester United's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace. I'm Oli Gent, and stay with me for every slice of action, with kick off at 2pm BST.
Premier League / Matchday 15
Old Trafford / 05.12.2021
End of 2nd Half
There we have it. Ralf Rangnick's reign starts with a win, and United can celebrate. Thanks for joining us on Eurosport, come back very soon for even more live Premier League action.
Defended well at the near post by van de Beek.
de Gea sees a skewed Mitchell cross over the bar, but Palace have the corner.
Ronaldo deals with Olise's delivery and United can get out of their own box.
Lindelof with a hard and unfair challenge on Zaha in the left channel, and the Swede is booked.
Five additional minutes.
Olise gets it away, and McTominay is pulled up on for a high foot.
Guaita flaps at the Telles delivery, and United have the corner.
Van de Beek is fouled by Tomkins in the right channel.
Donny van de Beek replaces Bruno Fernandes.
Harry Maguire is down after a clash of heads with Edouard, but he's back on his feet and able to continue.
Kouyate is replaced by Ebere Eze.
Jordan Ayew makes way for Michael Olise.
GOALLLL!!!! There it is! They finally break through! It's Fred for Manchester United! A curling effort into the far corner, and there's the first goal of the new era!
Rashford is replaced by Anthony Elanga.
Looping header from Tomkins... Ayew at the far post! Just wide.
Ayew wins the corner off Telles. Decent pressure from the visitors here.
Telles fouls Ayew deep on the Palace right.
Dalot's cross is straight down the throat of Guaita and Palace can reset their shape.
More good interplay from United as it's worked through McTominay and Fernandes who waits for Greenwood in support, but the youngster slices his shot wide.