Barcelona travel to England to take on Manchester United on Thursday for the return leg of the Europa League tie between the two European giants.
In a game that could have gone either way, the Blaugrana drew 2-2 with the Red Devils at the Camp Nou last Thursday. Marcos Alonso put Barcelona ahead, but a Marcus Rashford strike and a Jules Kounde own goal helped United turn the game around.
Raphinha got his name on the scoresheet with 14 minutes to go to level the scores for the hosts, who will take to the Old Trafford pitch after recording a comfortable 2-0 home win over Cadiz on Sunday night. Meanwhile, Erik ten Hag‘s side defeated Leicester City 3-0 earlier on the same day.
Manchester United vs Barcelona predicted line-ups
Donny van de Beek and Christian Eriksen remain sidelined through long-term injuries, while Antony, Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire are all injury doubts ahead of Thursday’s clash.
As for Barcelona, they will play the return leg without two of their three starting midfielders, as Pedri is out injured and Gavi is suspended. Sergio Busquets could return to action after recovering from injury, but Ousmane Dembele remains sidelined.
Manchester United’s predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): David De Gea; Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Luke Shaw; Casemiro, Fred; Bruno Fernandes, Wout Weghorst, Jadon Sancho; Marcus Rashford
Barcelona’s predicted line-up (4-3-3): Marc-Andre Ter Stegen; Jules Kounde, Ronald Araujo, Andreas Christensen, Jordi Alba; Frenkie De Jong, Sergio Busquets, Franck Kessie; Raphinha, Robert Lewandowski, Ansu Fati
Manchester United vs Barcelona: When does it start?
Thursday night’s match between Manchester United and Barcelona kicks off at 20:00 GMT, which is local time in England. For American viewers, the match will begin at 15:00 ET/ 12:00 PT.
Manchester United vs Barcelona: Where to watch it?
The Europa League clash between Manchester United and Barcelona will take place at the Old Trafford on Thursday, February 23.
For those in the UK, the game can be watched on BT Sport 2, while viewers in the USA can tune in via CBS and TUDN Deportes.