Tag Archive for Champions League

Predicted Starting XI: Manchester United vs PSV Eindhoven

Manchester United can seal their place through to the knockout stages of the Champions League with a victory at home to PSV Eindhoven tomorrow night, but Louis van Gaal’s task hasn’t been made any easier with several key men missing first-team training due to injuries.

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How far can Manchester United go in the Champions League this season?

After losing their opening match of the group stages, Manchester United are in pole position to advance to the knockout rounds of the Champions League. Louis van Gaal’s side have picked up seven points from their last three matches in Europe’s elite club competition and will secure their place in the knockout stages with victory over PSV Eindhoven at Old Trafford later this month.

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Player Ratings: Manchester United 1-0 CSKA Moscow

David de Gea – Didn’t have an awful lot to do but made a crucial stop with his feet. 6/10

Ashley Young – Tried his best to bomb forward but his final ball was lacking. 5/10

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Match preview: Manchester United vs CSKA Moscow

If stagnant rock & roll was a music genre, it could perfectly summarize the month of October for Manchester United. Rolled over at Arsenal, bossed Everton at Goodison Park and absolutely stagnant for the rest of the month. From being top to trailing the leaders, out of the League Cup in appalling fashion and somewhat uneasy ride in the Champions League.

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Predicted Starting XI: Manchester United vs CSKA Moscow – starlet makes European debut

Manchester United and CSKA Moscow go head-to-head for the second time in a fortnight, with Louis van Gaal hoping to better the hard-earned 1-1 result in the Russian capital a fortnight ago. Ahead of the game we’ve taken a look at the probable starting line-up.

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Player Ratings: CSKA Moscow 1-1 Manchester United

David de Gea – Made a great penalty save early on, but his defenders didn’t help him out at all. Fairly quiet putting that aside. 6/10

Antonio Valencia – Didn’t do too badly, and put in a few decent crosses, including the one that Martial go on the end on to score. 7/10

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Confirmed Starting XI: CSKA Moscow vs Manchester United

Manchester United take on the Russian side CSKA Moscow tonight, in the stadium where the club won their third Champions League crown back in 2008. Louis van Gaal will be hoping his side can secure a victory here to move them up the group table.

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Predicted Starting XI: CSKA Moscow vs Manchester United – Martial benched

With all four teams locked on three points in Champions League Group B, Manchester United have a real chance to take control if they can muster a victory away in Russia tomorrow night. Louis van Gaal has met the media and give us some key team news ahead of the clash.

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Picture: Manchester United duo named in Champions League Team of the Week

Manchester United finally welcomed Champions League Football back to Old Trafford a couple of nights ago, and my it was great to hear that music playing at the Theatre of Dreams once again. Louis van Gaal managed to guide his side to a 2-1 home victory against potentially difficult opponents in Wolfsburg.

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Player Ratings: Manchester United 2-1 Wolfsburg

David de Gea – Made a couple of stunning saves late on to protect all three points. 7/10

Antonio Valencia – Didn’t offer an awful lot in attack. Also was at fault for Wolfsburg’s goal as he played his man onside. 5/10

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