Manchester United vs Young Boys live stream and team news: Ralf Rangnick to ring changes ahead of Champions League clash at Old Trafford


Ralf Rangnick will lead his first Champions League clash as Manchester United head coach when they welcome Young Boys to Old Trafford tonight.

The Red Devils have already secured a spot in the last 16 of the competition and will secure top spot if they can avoid defeat against the Swiss side.

Rangnick will lead his first Champions League clash as Man United boss

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Rangnick will lead his first Champions League clash as Man United boss

Ralf Rangnick said his United side performed ‘better than expected’ as he began his reign as interim manager with a narrow victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Now the German will want to see more improvements as he takes charge of his first European clash.

Of course they’ll be wary following their shock defeat to tonight’s opponents when they faced off back in September.

Villarreal are second in the group and face Atalanta tonight but just a point against the Swiss side will guarantee that United will be seeded going into the draw for the last 16 on Monday.

Manchester United v Young Boys: Date and time

The Champions League clash is set to take place on Wednesday, December 8 at Old Trafford, Manchester.

Kick-off is set for 8pm UK time.

United had Aaron Wan-Bissaka sent off and conceded a 90th-minute goal as Young Boys beat them 2-1 earlier this season.

Man United need just a point to secure top spot

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Man United need just a point to secure top spot

Manchester United v Young Boys: How to watch

The contest will be broadcast live in the UK on BT Sport 2.

Coverage will start at 7pm with kick-off set for 8pm.

talkSPORT will also have live updates from Old Trafford on Kick-Off “Around the Grounds” with Adrian Duham which also starts at 7pm.

Manchester United v Young Boys: Team news

United XI: Henderson, Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Shaw, Elanga, Matic, Van de Beek, Mata, Lingard, Amad Diallo, Greenwood

Subs: Heaton, Kovar, Hardley, Mengi, Iqbal, Savage, ShoretireEditDelete

Dean Henderson will be handed a rare start

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Dean Henderson will be handed a rare start

Manchester United v Young Boys: What has been said?

Rangnick: “It definitely makes sense that we will rest a few players due to the crowded fixture list over the next few weeks and months,” the United interim manager said.

“We need to make sure that we have as many recovered players as possible, also for the Premier League. On the other end, of course, we need to keep the positive momentum and our ethos is to win games.

“Even we may be playing with a few new players or fresh players, it’s still important that we win the game.

“And, by the way, the first game in this group we lost at Young Boys and so we still need to make up for that and it’s clear, no matter which kind of players we will start tomorrow, we definitely want to win the game.”





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