Sunday's mega - strike EFL Cup final between Jose Mourinho side Manchester United and Southampton at Wembley kicks off at 16:30 GMT.
The Red Devil head into a eight league Cup final on the back five aligned victory containing hard - fought current victories over Blackburn Rovers and Saint Etienne which have seen Manchester United gain in both the Emirates FA Cup and UEFA Europa League. A 1-0 win in France in the round of - 16 of European competition after a 3-0 first victory at 'Theatre Of Dreams' Old Trafford although striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's winner at Ewood Park set up on FA Cup quarter - final clash against Chelsea.
The Saints, who have had a fort night to adapt for the final, beaten David Moyes side Sunderland 4-0 in the Premier League last time at, alongside new signing from Napoli Manolo Gabbiadini netting twice to make it three goals in two matches for the Southampton. That complete a flight of three straight defeats for The Saints, who obtain a 2-0 aggregate success over Liverpool in the EFL Cup semifinal to reach Wembley.
Manchester United informed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is suffering from hamstring as well as midfielder Micheal Carrick is not available due to calf injury, both players marked up injuries during Wednesday's UEFA Champions League victory. United captain Wayne Rooney has also been battling with a muscle injury although midfielder Ander Herera is set to come back from suspension.
For Claude Puel's side midfielder Sofiane Boufal is fighting to recover from an ankle injury in time for kick off, although skipper Virgil Van Dijk ( ankle ) striker Charlie Austin ( shoulder) are distant future absentees.