After a long pause of two years; Manchester United have returned to the group stages of the Champions League as they are set to take on PSV Eindhoven. Louis Van Gaal’s boys have already flown to Netherlands with a zest to record a memorable victory on their reintroduction to the tournament.
The Red Devils will come into this fixture off the back of a splendid 3:1 victory over fierce rivals Liverpool with Blin; Harrera and Martial’s worthy contributions, which helped the side seal three points.
Meanwhile, the Dutch club enters the clash after recording 6:0 win against Cambuur on Sunday. The Phillip Cocu’s side is hoping to claim victory against Premium League giant to start their Group B fixtures on a high note.
It would be the first mutual clash between the two sides since 2000 when they met in Champion League’s group competition, and United bagged 3:1 win over PSV.
Who: PSV Eindhoven Vs Manchester United
When: Tuesday 15, Sept.
Kick-off: 7:45 BST
Venue: Philips Stadion, Netherlands
TV Coverage: BT Sport
United must be without their star player Wayne Rooney, who is sitting away due to a minor injury. He had also missed 3:1 win over archrival Liverpool.
Man United’s rising star Anthony Martial will again find a chance to shine today as well.
De Gea is expected to stay in between the sticks whereas the pair of Smalling and Blind will continue as a center back.
Possible Starting Lineups:
PSV Eindhoven: Zoet; Arias, Bruma, Isimat-Mirin, Willems; Propper, Hendrix, Guardado; Lestienne, De Jong, Narsingh
Manchester United: De Gea; Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Shaw; Schneiderlin, Schweinsteiger; Mata, Herrera, Depay, Martial