Mata, Mkhitaryan and Ibrahimovic lead the line; Romero in goal

Manchester United face Saint-Etienne in the second leg of the UEFA Europa League round of 32 this evening. Last week, United beat the French side 3-0 with a hat-trick from Zlatan Ibrahimovic in a match where United prevailed but were not at their best. United then went on to beat Blackburn Rovers 2-1 in the Emirates FA Cup on Sunday, conceding the first goal and their first goal in their last six matches. Jose Mourinho’s side is still fighting in four competitions this season, with their first cup final on Sunday at Wembley against Southampton to contest for the EFL Cup.

Manchester United:


Young, Smalling, Bailly, Blind;

Carrick, Pogba;

Mata, Fellaini, Mkhitaryan;



De Gea; Valencia, Rojo; Martial, Lingard, Schweinsteiger; Rashford



Malcuit, Theophile-Catherine, Perrin, Pogba;

Veretout, Pajot;

Hamouma, Saivet, Monnet-Paquet;



Moulin, Lacroix, Roux, Selnaes, Lemoine, Intima, Pierre-Gabriel

United have played Saint-Etienne three times in the history of both clubs, winning twice and drawing once, the last occasion after last week was back in 1977, in which the home leg was played on Plymouth. The French side, which has Paul Pogba’s brother as a defender did attack United and gave them a match, which is what will be expected in France this evening. United are near enough in the draw for the round of 16 in the competition, an early goal could well confirm that, but that will not stop the French side from trying to orchestrate something to gain some respect from the fixture as it was only a year ago that United feel to Danish minnows Midtjylland.


Other news you may also like

August 6, 2015

Pick the teams ahead of Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur! Who will make their debut? Will the pre-season XI start? Let us know your team below… Subscribe, FRE… Read more

January 31, 2015

Manchester United returned to Premier League action against Leicester City and reverted to a back four once again following the impact that change of shape had on the win… Read more

April 27, 2015

Chris is happier with Daley Blind at left back, what do you think is his best position? Comment below… Fancam following Everton 3 Manchester United 0 in the Premier… Read more

September 24, 2016

Four goals in a scintillating first-half display saw a rampant Manchester United side take apart the Premier League champions in convincing fashion. Wayne Rooney was left… Read more

copyright: mufclatest

%d bloggers like this: