Confirmed - Manchester United line-up v Real Madrid

Wayne Rooney

This is how Manchester United shape up against Real Madrid this evening.

De Gea, Rafael, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra, Jones, Kagawa, Carrick, Welbeck, Rooney, Van Persie.

Subs: Lindegaard, Valencia, Anderson, Giggs, Smalling, Chicharito, Cleverley.

Manchester United were one of the first teams to qualify for this stage of the Champions League, winning four games and then losing two when they started playing a weakened team. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men did what they had to do with nine goals for and six goals conceded.

Real Madrid finished second in a group won by Borussia Dortmund, which also included Manchester City and Ajax. They had one of the highest goals for tallies in the group stage with 15 but they leaked nine which will give United some confidence for tonight’s match.

The most intriguing aspect and the biggest talking point is how Cristiano Ronaldo will get on, facing his former club for the first time.

What is your prediction?

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