Mon. Jul 22nd, 2024

Antony’s inclusion is crucial: Manchester United’s anticipated lineup against Galatasaray

Manchester United is preparing to play Galatasaray in a crucial Champions League encounter in an effort to bounce back from their most recent loss to Crystal Palace.

The Red Devils’ match against Manchester United at Old Trafford is of utmost importance, particularly in light of their opening-round defeat to Bayern Munich. Anything less than three points could harm their hopes of moving on to the next round.

Manchester United predicted lineup vs Galatasaray in the Champions League

so winning is crucial. Erik ten Hag, facing defensive challenges, is anticipated to employ his favored 4-2-3-1 formation. Andre Onana is likely to guard the goal for Manchester United. Diogo Dalot is expected to retain his position as the right-back, while experienced Raphael Varane will anchor the defense. Victor Lindelof might be chosen as Varane’s partner, given Martinez’s ongoing injury concerns. Additionally, Sergio Reguilon is poised to return to the lineup after missing the Palace game due to injury, adding strength to the team’s defensive line.

In Manchester United’s midfield, Casemiro is set to start, bringing his extensive Champions League experience to the team. Mason Mount, displaying strong performances since his return from injury, is likely to join him, alongside the captain Bruno Fernandes, who will assume the pivotal number 10 role.

Manchester United is happy to have the winger back after a period away from the team.

The composition of the forward line remains a topic of debate. Despite his anticipated retention on the left wing, Marcus Rashford is recent form suggests he might be better off being benched. In his place, Antony, who has been training with the first team, is expected to make a comeback on the right wing, providing a much-needed boost to United. Leading the attack, Rasmus Hojlund will take on the role of the center-forward.

 

Manchester United predicted lineup vs Galatasaray: Onana, Dalot, Varane, Lindelof, Reguilon; Casemiro, Mount, Fernandes (c); Rashford, Hojlund, Antony.

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