To be played on Wednesday 30th September 2015 at 18:45. Venue: Old Trafford,
Odds: Man Utd 3/4, Draw 11/4, Wolfsburg 7/2
Manchester United welcome German club Wolfsburg to Old Trafford this week for their first home match of this season’s Champions League group stage.
United have some work to do after losing to PSV Eindhoven earlier this month and victory against the Bundesliga club is a must as Louis van Gaal’s side bids to reach the knockout stages.
In truth United should have left Holland with all three points against PSV having dominated them for much of the encounter, but Luke Shaw’s horror injury, some poor finishing and a resolute opponent means van Gaal’s men are behind both PSV and Wednesday’s opponents after one round of matches.
That said, United appear to have turned a corner in terms of goal-scoring, netting three times in each of their last three matches in all competitions, and they will want to fill their boots in front of their own fans once more.
Along with Shaw, United are also without Marcos Rojo and Paddy McNair, but other than that they have a full set of players to choose from.
Below is the side we predict United will start with on Wednesday:
- David de Gea
- Matteo Darmian
- Chris Smalling
- Daley Blind
- Michael Carrick
- Juan Mata
- Bastian Schweinsteiger
- Antonio Valencia
- Memphis Depay
- Anthony Martial
- Wayne Rooney
- Diego Benaglio
- Ricardo Rodríguez
- Christian Träsch
- Daniel Caligiuri
- Julian Draxler
- Luiz Gustavo
- André Schürrle
- Bas Dost
- Max Kruse
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