Manchester United vs PSG confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Champions League fixture tonight

Jack Rathborn
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Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring United’s third goal (AP)
Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring United’s third goal (AP)

Manchester United welcome Paris Saint-Germain to Old Trafford in a pivotal match to decide which two teams progress out of group H and into the last 16 of the Champions League.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are in a good position with two games to go - holding a three-point advantage over both PSG and RB Leipzig, the latter of which will host the Red Devils in the final game week of the group stage.

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Edinson Cavani has provided Solskjaer with a good problem given his form of late, his last-minute winner at St Mary’s was his third of the season and earned all three points against Southampton last weekend in a famous comeback.

United will also take confidence from the first match between the sides where Marcus Rashford struck late in Paris to claim all three points, but Thomas Tuchel’s side will know qualification is still in their own hands, as is top spot, though they must win here and score at least two goals.

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Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match.

<p>Cavani and Fernandes celebrate</p>Getty

Cavani and Fernandes celebrate

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When is the game?

The match kicks off at 8pm on Wednesday, 2 December at Old Trafford.

Where can I watch it?

The game will be shown live on BT Sport 2. Subscribers can stream the match via the BT Sport app and desktop website.

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Team news

David De Gea should be fit here, but Dean Henderson could get valuable minutes as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rotates his squad. Axel Tuanzebe is suspended. Paul Pogba and Donny van de Beek should shake off ankle injuries. Luke Shaw has returned to training, but his hamstring injury hasn't quite cleared up, though Alex Telles will shake off a minor knock. Jesse Lingard, Scott McTominay and Eric Bailly are likely to still be out too. While Anthony Martial's illness has cleared up after missing the trip to St Mary's.

Pablo Sarabia, Mauro Icardi, Julian Draxler, Juan Bernat, Kays Ruiz and Jese Rodriguez are all out.

Marquinhos and Marco Verratti are fit again, Thilo Kehrer is back in contention, while former Manchester United duo Angel Di Maria and Ander Herrera will feature.

Confirmed line-ups

Man United: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles, McTominay, Fred, Fernandes, Martial, Rashford, Cavani

PSG: Navas, Florenzi, Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Diallo, Verratti, Danilo, Paredes, Kean, Neymar, Mbappe

Odds

Manchester United: 9/5

Draw: 13/5

PSG: 7/5

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Prediction

United only need a draw to confirm their status in the last 16, but PSG are three points off the Red Devils, with RB Leipzig able to also move to nine points with victory over Istanbul BB. This added urgency leaves us to lean towards an away victory, despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side holding a clear advantage in recent head-to-heads. United 1-2 PSG.

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