Even against a Juventus team which has won everything. They will be hoping that both turn out to be alright before facing the club from Turin. The Belgium striker only managed one shot at goal - which was blocked - and he has now failed to score in any of his past eight club appearances. It will be a tough night for United in Turin, who appear weaker on paper, but they should go all in and give whatever they have inside. You sense this is a delicate moment. Unpredictable Manchester United can spring a surprise Going by form, Juventus are the favourites to win this tie It doesn't take an expert to say that Juventus will be the favourites to win this tie.
Is it time to give him another chance against Juventus, or should be kept out of action a bit longer? Benfica Group F Shakhtar Donetsk v. Off the pitch he does a lot in the community and he just seems like one of the good guys. He was a bit on the quieter side when the two teams last met at Old Trafford but there's nothing to say that he will be the same this time around. Click on the link above to follow the action live. However, it will be unfair to say that Juventus are a one-man team.
Another defeat against the Italian giants and United could drop out of second spot, making their final two matches must-win games. It is entirely possible that the Portuguese can become the difference between the two teams. Marcus Rashford replaces Jesse Lingard. The Portuguese forward could not cap his display with a goal - David de Gea's fine save to tip over his curling shot shortly after the break was his best effort - but this was still an impressive demonstration of his enduring quality. And Tahith Chong on the bench! Subs: Romero, Lindelof, Pereira, Fellaini, , Mata, Alexis. It has been quite a few years since Juventus faced Manchester United in something other than a meaningless friendly. United offer little threat up front Paul Pogba fired against the foot of the post from range in the second period United have mounted second-half comebacks in their last two matches, a victory over Newcastle and their draw with Chelsea last weekend, but they did not come close to a repeat here.
Marouane Fellaini replaces Alexis Sánchez. A succession of pitch invaders attempted to reach him during the match and after the final whistle, when he took a selfie with one of them. But the following season, progress was evident: United won 3-2 at Old Trafford in another group stage game. Madrid is fourth in the standings, 10 points behind leader Barcelona after 19 matches. Additionally, a fluid front 3 for the visitors meant that Ronaldo, Cuadrado and Dybala not only interchanged positions constantly but also took turns dropping down to midfield to collect the ball, meaning more bodies for the hosts to deal with. A result in this match will be vital to securing passage to the knockout round. The Juventus old guard will be a tough nut for United to crack.
Juventus felt it and they ended the game with an extra central defender. It was a really difficult match for us. United will be looking to play some attacking and beautiful football as they did against Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday. And, honestly, what better place for him to show just how dangerous his new club can be than where he established himself as one of the best in the world during his time in England? Shaw isn't any better than him, but the 23-year old has been stellar in Europe so far. We know Mourinho does not like many things to happen in a game, to make sure that if anything happens, it favors him. But when you think about what Juventus want to do in the Champions League this season, it is obviously going to start with their new No. Acting primarily as a playmaker, Mata has shown why he is so valued by manager Jose Mourinho.
The former United star helped to set up Juve's winner in the 17th minute, with his cross reaching Paulo Dybala who finished from close range. They are like bulldozers, a machine who go at you and eventually bring you down. You see the names they have, the talent on their roster — at least in midfield, in attack and who they have starting for them between the sticks — and think about just how good they could be. I thought we could take something but it was not possible. Let us see your predictions in the polls and in the comments! Probable line-up: De Gea; Shaw, Smalling, Lindelof, Young; Matic, Pogba, Mata; Martial, Sanchez, Rashford. Manchester United and embattled manager Jose Mourinho are paid a visit from old nemesis and his Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Saturday Watch live at 12:30 p.
Those performances had hinted at what United are capable of when they hit form but this game turned into a sobering reminder of their standing compared to Europe's elite, particularly in attack. All eyes were on him again from the moment he led his team-mates out of the tunnel for the warm-up, and he received an enthusiastic welcome from the home fans as well as the travelling Juve supporters. The Italian champions had several chances to extend their lead during a first half where they were completely dominant, managing 10 shots to United's one and enjoying 70% of possession. Sky Sport Italia floated out the idea of a three-man defense with Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli as well as Juan Cuadrado in a central midfield role. He will be hoping to put a few past David de Gea and reclaim the Old Trafford faithful. What United are ruing now is a loss of form on Romelu Lukaku's part and a non-existent right wing.
He was superb against Valencia in the opening game, making 3 tackles and 2 interceptions and clearances each. Juventus also are down to zero healthy German midfielders. Ronaldo last played at Old Trafford in 2013 as a member of Spanish club Real Madrid. Defender Antonio Valencia could feature for the first time since 2 October after an operation on his mouth. At the moment Juve look to have sewn up top spot in the group, so United, Valencia and Young Boys are all playing for the final qualification spot. Andrea Barzagli replaces Mattia De Sciglio. Like Ronaldo, the France midfielder was also facing his former club - it was during his four years with Juve from 2012-16 that Pogba forged his reputation as a world-class marauding midfielder.
Juventus Week 23 of the Premier League season has some intriguing encounters, with the biggest a London derby between Arsenal and Chelsea. Mario Mandzukic has been exemplary whenever he has been challenged and Paulo Dybala, whenever he has played, has shown how much of quality he possesses. He will be hoping to get a few more against his potential suitors. No Good will be screaming at his television back in Turin the second that ball is kicked off at Old Trafford. Juventus often battles Juventus and the unfortunate things that come along with that.
I am positively pissed off with Lingard though such a big game and he decides to go anonymous throughout. Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Even though the scoreline was 1-0 on both occasions, the games served as notice that United were some way from the best of Europe. Backed by countryman Paul Pogba in the centre of midfield, Martial has added pace and mastery to the left-wing, which he inhabits. He has become one of the first names on Mou's teamsheet after a prolific start to the campaign and would be crucial in stopping Juve's high-profile attacking unit. When they did, a midfield loaded by the Italians was extremely difficult for the hosts to bypass, and supply to the United frontline was stifled well. .