Leaders Manchester City, beaten at Napoli on Tuesday to leave their European adventure out of their hands, on Sunday travel to a Liverpool side who are on cloud nine after a 2-1 win at Chelsea last time out re-energised their top-four push.
United, five points behind City after 12 games, gave away two sloppy goals in Tuesday's 2-2 home Champions League draw with Benfica which meant Sir Alex Ferguson's men need a draw in their final group game in Basel to reach the last 16.
One positive from the match for United was striker Dimitar Berbatov scoring after making a rare start with Rooney ruled out due to a hip problem.
Saturday November 26
12:45 Stoke City v Blackburn Rovers
15:00 Bolton Wanderers v Everton
15:00 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers
15:00 West Bromwich Albion v Tottenham Hotspur
15:00 Manchester United v Newcastle United
15:00 Norwich City v Queens Park Rangers
15:00 Sunderland v Wigan Athletic
17:30 Arsenal v Fulham
Sunday November 27
13:30 Swansea City v Aston Villa
16:00 Liverpool v Manchester City