Manchester United are again in motion tonight as they make the journey to Atalanta for the primary time, with their solely earlier meeting being that sensational turnaround victory at Old Trafford two weeks in the past.
That win, which put Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his aspect high of their Champions League group, was United’s second of the marketing campaign and they’ll look to cement their place within the knockout part by finishing the double in opposition to Gian Piero Gasperini’s aspect.
The three-0 victory over Tottenham final weekend felt like a defining recreation for Solskjaer and the Norwegian manager opted for a change in formation, with each Edinson Cavani and Cristiano Ronaldo beginning collectively for the primary time.
The brand new three-at-the-back formation featured all three of Harry Maguire, Raphael Varane, and Victor Lindelof however the latter will miss tonight’s recreation by damage – though it’s not believed to be critical.
Paul Pogba is welcomed again into the aspect regardless of at the moment serving a three-match home ban, while Ronaldo leads the road as soon as once more. The 36-year-old has scored in all three of his Champions League appearances up to now this season.
Full Manchester United XI: De Gea – Varane, Maguire, Bailly – Wan-Bissaka, Pogba, McTominay, Shaw – Bruno – Ronaldo, Rashford
Twistok.com Information’ Verdict
With a horrendous run of kind now behind them, Solskjaer will wish to inject some life into his aspect and after that snug victory over Tottenham, making wholesale modifications may very well be the unsuitable transfer.
As a substitute, opting for the same aspect may very well be the best way ahead – even when it means a few of the stars on the bench must watch from the sidelines for some time. Mason Greenwood has loved his greatest begin to a season while Jadon Sancho must look ahead to his breakthrough.
Marcus Rashford’s advantageous kind since coming back from damage has been rewarded as he takes a spot subsequent to Ronaldo, with Cavani handed a relaxation forward of Saturday’s Manchester derby.