Confirmed Starting XI: Rashford and Lukaku lead the line in 3-5-2 formation against PSG in Paris


Manchester United will find out their fate in the UEFA Champions League this season as they head to the Parc des Princes to face Paris Saint-Germain. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side must overturn a 2-0 deficit under the lights in Paris to find themselves in the draw for the quarter-final stage of the competition. United found themselves out of their depth against the Parisien side with Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe scoring the goals in the second half.

That was not all though. Angel Di Maria, who flopped in his season at Old Trafford, was the star of the show, providing the assists for his side despite Ashley Young sending him flying into the advertising hoardings at the side of the Old Trafford pitch. One positive to take from that game was that the Argentinian became a star at Old Trafford, something he did not do in a season playing at the stadium.

Manchester United:

De Gea;

Bailly, Smalling, Lindelof;

Young, McTominay, Fred, Pereira, Shaw;

Rashford, Lukaku


Romero; Rojo, Dalot; Gomes, Garner; Chong, Greenwood

United and PSG have played one competitive match in the history of both clubs and that was the 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford three weeks ago. This will be the first time United have played at PSG’s home in Paris and with the recent run of away victories with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer winning the last eight matches away from Old Trafford, United will be seeking to extend that record. Overturning a 2-0 deficit is necessary for United to continue their pursuit in the Champions League this season.

United have set themselves in a good momentum at this stage of the season, losing one of their last six matches in all competitions and Solskjaer losing just one of the 16 matches he has managed the club. United beat Southampton at Old Trafford on Saturday, coming from behind to lead the game, then the score being levelled with Romelu Lukaku scoring a late winner. United have scored 11 goals, conceded five goals, and kept three clean sheets in their last six matches.

PSG have won all six of their last six matches at this stage of the season. It looks like the Parisien side is in good form ahead of hosting United in a must-win clash in the Champions League. The French champions have scored 16 goals in their last six matches, conceding twice and keeping four clean sheets. This weekend, in the 2-1 victory over Caen, PSG manager Thomas Tuchel managed to rest some of his star players with Gianluigi Buffon, Presnel Kimpembe and Marco Verratti playing no part in the victory.

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