Manchester United's Antonio Valencia 'fine' after injury scare

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Ander Herrera is fit and could play against the Baggies, meaning it is unlikely that Kehinde will be thrown in at the deep end by starting against West Brom.

United lost captain and right back Antonio Valencia to injury in the 66th minute.

Lukaku's brilliant header sent United on their way, though the Belgian's celebration was similar to his reaction after scoring the victor against Bournemouth in midweek. On a cold, wet December afternoon at The Hawthorns, playing a West Brom team that has a new manager and is battling relegation, it would have been easy for them to play like they know second is about as good as it's going to get this season.

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Mourinho's style of football has drawn criticism for being too negative at times during his Old Trafford reign, but he steered United to the EFL Cup, Europa League and Community Shield in his first season at the club.

And former Tottenham star Jenas says Mourinho is showing signs of weakness, while Guardiola is flying at City.

There is still a debate about whether Lukaku can do it consistently against the top six, but his record against the rest of the league is phenomenal. He seemed pleased enough when Lingard doubled United's lead.

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However, West Brom pushed up after the break, and scored their first goal of the Alan Pardew era when Barry tapped in after scrappy play from a corner.

They moved up to fourth place ahead of a game against fifth-place Arsenal on Friday. Henrikh Mkhitaryan's continued absence has given Lingard the chance to make himself a regular and he has taken it. "It was great to have them there on days like today".

"They (the fans) understand the opposition is different this time (to Crystal Palace), they'll probably give us a bit more licence", said Pardew.

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West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew believes his Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho has been unfairly criticised, saying that no one, including Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, is better than the Portuguese at winning trophies. Finding a striker who can get 10 league goals for a struggling side is easier said than done.

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