Manchester United will face Young Boys in the first match of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. The group of Manchester United is little bit tricky one as they are situated with Valencia and Juventus in the same group. The other side of this group is Young Boys and the Swiss side will be a key factor in this group. No team in this group will wish to lose any points against them. But, someone will surely lose points against Young Boys and that will be the key point to qualify from this group. Manchester United will face Young Boys in the away match in the first Group Stage encounter in the Champions League in this season. They will be desperate to get all three points against Young Boys to kick start their campaign in the Champions League. On the other hand, Young Boys will also wish to salvage something from this match against Manchester United. Manchester United will have to face two tough teams like Valencia and Juventus in the next two matches of the group stage in this competition. So, they will be eyeing to get all three points from their opening fixture.
Team News :
Young Boys :
Young Boys will be missing the service of Jordan Latombo in this match against Manchester United. They will also miss Sandro Lauper in the midfield in this match. But Miralem Sulejmani is back in training and will take part in this Champions League match against the Red Devils.
Manchester United :
The Red Devils will be desperate to win the first match of the Champions League. Jose Mourinho could rest a few star players in this match against Young Boys. The guys like Anthony Martial and Juan Mata are waiting to take part in this match. But, still Anthony Martial might have to sit in the bench as Jose Mourinho might not opt to give Romelu Lukaku the much need rest in this match. On the other hand, he might keep Alexis Sanchez in the bench in this match. Marcus Rashford was not be able to get a chance to take part in the Premier League match against Watford on Saturday as he is serving a three match ban following his red card against Burnley in the Premier League. Similar situation is there for Nemanja Matic too. The Serbian midfielder is also facing a three match ban following his red card against Watford. So, he will also not able to play in the next Premier League game of the Red Devils against Wolves. So he will surely be there to control the midfield of Manchester United in this Champions League match. On the other hand, Diogo Dalot will also be hopeful to make his first appearance for the Red Devils in this match.
Predicted Starting Eleven :
Young Boys: (4-5-1)
Goalkeeper : von Ballmoos
Defenders : Camara, von Bergen, Benito, Mbabu.
Midfielders : Sulejmani, Sow, Fassnacht, Sanogo, Ngamaleu.
Attackers : Hoarau.
Manchester United :(4-3-3)
Goalkeeper : De Gea
Defenders : Lindelof, Smalling, Shaw, Valencia
Midfielders : Pogba, Fellaini, Matic.
Attackers : Mata, Lukaku, Rashford.
My Predicted Scoreline :
Young Boys 0-2 Manchester United