[Teams] Benfica v Manchester United: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on October 18, 2017

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Manchester United will be looking to put one foot in the knockout stages of the Champions League when they take on Benfica in Portugal this evening.

Jose Mourinho has handed Victor Lindelof a start against his former club as he lines-up alongside Chris Smalling, Antonio Valencia and Daley Blind at the back.

With Paul Pogba, Marouane Fellaini and Michael Carrick still injured Ander Herrera continues alongside Nemanja Matic in midfield while Juan Mata gets a recall in attack.

Marcus Rashford also comes in to replace Anthony Martial – who drops to the bench – while Romelu Lukaku once again leads the line up front with Henrikh Mkhitaryan offering support.

Ashley Young and Jesse Lingard are named on the bench along with Phil Jones and Matteo Darmian.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Benfica

Svilar, Douglas, Ruben Dias, Luisao, Grimaldo, Fejsa, Filipe Augusto, Pizzi, Salvio, Goncalves

Subs: Lopez, Samaris, Jonas, Cesar, Seferovic, Zivkovic, Cervi

Man Utd

De Gea, Valencia, Lindelof, Smalling, Blind; Herrera, Matic, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Rashford; Lukaku

Subs: Romero, Darmian, Jones, McTominay, Lingard, Young, Martial

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