[Teams] PSG vs Man Utd: Confirmed line-ups for the Champions League clash

By on March 6, 2019

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Manchester United take on Paris Saint-Germain this evening facing a mammoth challenge in order to book their place in the quarter finals of the Champions League. 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is having to deal with an injury plagued squad with 10 players unavailable for selection tonight and it looks like the United coach has switched to a back three/five with Eric Bailly coming in alongside Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof. Luke Shaw and Ashley Young occupy the wing-back positions with Diogo Dalot and Marcos Rojo among the substitutes.

With Ander Herrera, Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba all unavailable, Scott McTominay starts in midfield along with Fred while Andreas Pereira keeps his place after scoring a fine goal against Southampton at the weekend.

Marcus Rashford supports Romelu Lukaku up front and United will be looking to them to score the goals they need to turn this tie around. Youngsters Garner, Gomes, Chong, Greenwood are all named on the bench.

As for PSG, Kylian Mbappe starts up front with Julian Draxler and Angel Di Maria offering support in the attack. Marco Verratti joins Marquinhos in midfield while Edinson Cavani is named on the bench after recovering from injury.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

PSG

Buffon, Kehrer, Thiago Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat, Verratti, Marquinhos, Dani Alves, Draxler, Di María, Mbappé.

Subs: Areola, Paredes, Cavani, Meunier, Choupo-Moting, Kurzawa, Dagba

Man Utd

De Gea, Young, Bailly, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Pereira, Rashford, Lukaku

Subs: Romero, Dalot, Rojo, Garner, Gomes, Chong, Greenwood

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