Manchester United will lock horns with BSC Young Boys at Wankdorf Stadium on Tuesday night, hoping to kick start their UEFA Champions League campaign with all three points. The Red Devils will be coming into the match on the back of an impressive 4-1 win over Newcastle United, whereas David Wagner’s men recorded a 4-0 victory over FC Zurich on Saturday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will probably opt for the 4-2-3-1 formation with a couple of tweaks from the last game. Donny van de Beek might get the nod over Paul Pogba, whereas Fred looks likely to make his way back into the starting eleven.
4-2-3-1 Predicted Manchester United Lineup Vs Young Boys
Dean Henderson is expected to start in between the sticks for the midweek clash. Following his return, the English shot-stopper would be looking to put up a strong performance and secure a clean sheet on Tuesday.
Victor Lindelof will replace Raphael Varane to form the centre-half partnership with skipper Harry Maguire at the heart of United’s backline.
Diogo Dalot might be handed over a rare start at the right-back position, whereas Luke Shaw will fill in on the other flank as the left-back. The duo would be expected to stay compact and keep their shape defensively.
Donny van de Beek is expected to replace Paul Pogba in the central midfield position, whereas Fred will slot in as the defensive midfielder.
Bruno Fernandes remains a sure-fire starter for United this week, and it’ll be an understatement to say The Red Devils will be highly dependent on the Portugal international’s creative work if they wish to pick up a win on Tuesday.
Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard will take up the wide positions, playing on the left and right-wing, respectively.
Mason Greenwood is expected to lead the line for the visitors against Young Boys. The 19-year-old striker’s adept movement in front of the goal could cause a lot of trouble for the Young Boys defence that has conceded three goals in their last three games across all competitions.
Veteran striker Edinson Cavani might not be involved at all in midweek as he has picked up a minor knock in training.
“He’s still not ready,” Solskjaer revealed on Saturday.
“He got a little knock in training, so hopefully won’t be too long.”