Manchester United will be looking to win their first major piece of silverware this season when they take on Southampton in Sunday’s Wembley showpiece (4.30pm).
However, the Portuguese tactician will still be able to field a strong side.
Jose Mourinho will be setting his sights on EFL Cup glory on Sunday
Michael Carrick (left) and Henrikh Mkhitaryan (right) could miss the EFL Cup final
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Sergio Romero – 7
If Rooney does make the squad, you can add his name to the list of United's potential match-winners
And Lawrenson thinks United big-game players could prove to be difference.
“Southampton cannot come out all guns blazing against Manchester United because they will just get picked off, so Saints will sit in,” Lawrenson told BBC Sport.
“I think United will find a way through, though.
Mark Lawrenson doesn't foresee any problems for Manchester United at Wembley
“They have got plenty of big-game players, and quite a few of them are in the sort of form where they can turn a game.
“It is unclear whether United striker Wayne Rooney will be involved – he is not going to China, for now at least, but he has been out of action with a muscle injury.
“If Rooney does make the squad, you can add his name to the list of United's potential match-winners.
“Southampton will not make it easy for them, and we saw in their semi-final against Liverpool what a good side they can be, but I am still going with United to get their hands on the trophy.”