[Teams] Man Utd vs Benfica: Confirmed Line-Ups From Old Trafford

By on October 31, 2017

Manchester United will be looking book their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League when they take on Benfica at Old Trafford this evening.

Jose Mourinho has made some changes from the side that beat Tottenham at the weekend with Matteo Darmian coming in for Antonio Valencia while Daley Blind also gets a recall as he starts alongside Chris Smalling and Eric Bailly.

Young midfielder Scott McTominay is set to make his first start in the Champions League as he replaces Ander Herrera alongside Nemanja Matic in the middle of the park.

Marcus Rashford and Henrikh Mkhitaryan drop out with Anthony Martial and Juan Mata handed recalls in attack while Jesse Lingard also start with Romelu Lukaku once again leading the line up front.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Man Utd

De Gea, Darmian, Blind, Bailly, Smalling, Matic, McTominay, Mata, Lingard, Martial, Lukaku.

Subs: Romero, Shaw, Lindelof, Young, Mkhitaryan, Rashford, Herrera.

Benfica

Svilar; Douglas, Jardel, Dias, Grimaldo; Pizzi, Fejsa, Augusto; Salvio, Jimenez, Goncalves

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

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