Cristiano Ronaldo got his second spell as Manchester United Player got off to a great start last weekend when he scored twice in the 4-1 win over Newcastle United, but the Red Devil‘attention now has to be paid to that Champions League away before the start of the group stage Young boys Tuesday evening (5:45 pm BST). In this live blog we report on the preparations for the game in Switzerland and the game itself.
Young Boys v Manchester United LIVE – 0-0
Our Young Boys versus Manchester United This is where the live blog begins, with the construction from the Wankdorf Stadium and then up-to-the-minute updates when the ball starts rolling. As always, the closest entries are the most recent.
16:00 BST: At the Young Boys’ stadium
One hour and 45 minutes before kick-off, the Manchester United Twitter team posted a video at Wankdorf Stadium to show what the backdrop for today’s game looks like without fans in the stands.
15:40 BST: Estimated line-ups for tonight
Young Boys will have to do without Joel Monteiro, Nico Maeier, Esteban Petignat, Jean-Pierre Nsame and Fabian Lustenberger tonight, while Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, Edinson Cavani, Alex Telles and Dean Henderson will be absent.
The Young Boys’ predicted XI: David van Ballmoos; Silvan Hefti, Mohamed Camara, Cedric Zesiger, Ulisses Garcia; Christian Fassnacht, Vincent Sierro, Michel Aebischer, Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu; Jordan Siebatcheu, Meschak Elia.
Manchester United’s predicted XI: David de Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Fred, Paul Pogba; Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho; Cristiano Ronaldo.
15:20 BST: The last time Manchester United faced Young Boys
The last time Manchester United went to Wankdorf Stadium to face Young Boys, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial took the Red Devils to a 3-0 win.
15:00 BST: Manchester United’s shirt for tonight
Manchester United will wear their away kit for today’s game against Young Boys, which will be Cristiano Ronaldo’s second game since returning to the club in late August.