Confirmed: Manchester Utd v Midtjylland line-ups, Riley starts, Rashford on bench

Manchester United hope to overturn first leg deficit.

Manchester United hope to overturn a first leg deficit and qualify for the last 16 of the Europa League.

The Red Devils suffered a surprise loss to the Danish side last week, losing 2-1.

Louis van Gaal's men bounced back by avoiding further embarrassment by beating Shrewsbury in the FA Cup on Monday, but continue to struggle with injury.

Wayne Rooney remains out, as do the likes of Luke Shaw, Matteo Darmian, and Bastian Schweinsteiger.

United have a history of turning around surprise first leg defeats in European competition, recently coming back to beat Olympiakos under David Moyes, with Robin van Persie the hero that night.

Fans may also recall a 1-0 Champions League qualifying loss to Zalaegerszeg in 2002, to which they responded with a thumping 5-0 victory at Old Trafford.

A repeat would lift spirits ahead of the Premier League game at home to Arsenal this weekend, while a 2-1 home win would see the tie go to extra-time and potentially penalties.

Man Utd lineup


  • Sergio Romero
  • Guillermo Varela
  • Daley Blind
  • Michael Carrick
  • Ander Herrera
  • Jesse Lingard
  • Juan Mata
  • Joe Riley
  • Morgan Schneiderlin
  • Memphis Depay
  • Anthony Martial

Substitutes: Donald Love, Paddy McNair, Regan Poole, Marcos Rojo, Andreas Pereira, Marcus Rashford.

Midtjylland lineup


  • Mikkel Andersen
  • Nikolay Bodurov
  • Kian Hansen
  • Filip Novák
  • André Rømer
  • Rilwan Hassan
  • Kristoffer Olsson
  • Jakob Poulsen
  • Pione Sisto
  • Tim Sparv
  • Marco Ureña

Substitutes: Johan Dahlin.

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