MUNICH – Manchester United and Bayern Munich have named their starting lineups for today’s friendly game at Bayern’s Allianz Arena here in Munich. Follow live scores and updates on Sky Sports
David de Gea, Marcus Rashford, Victor Lindelof and Fred are among the starters for Manchester United, as manager Jose Mourinho continues to be without several first-team players for the final warm-up game ahead of the start of the Premier League season on Friday.
Juan Mata and captain for today Alexis Sanchez will play alongside Rashford in the attack for the Red Devils, while Fred will link up with Ander Herrera and Andreas Pereira in midfield.
Lindelof partners Eric Bailly at center-back with Matteo Darmian and Luke Shaw rounding out the back four.
Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and 18-year-old Tahith Chong are among the substitutes.
Meanwhile, for Bayern Munich, Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery and Thomas Muller lead a very strong attacking line for German side, as Jerome Boateng, who has been linked to Manchester United named to the bench.
Javi Martinez, Thiago and Matt Hummels also start for the German champion, who left top striker Robert Lewandowski on the bench to start this game.
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How To Watch Live:
MUTV will have live streaming coverage of the game, starting at 20:15 local time – (2:05 pm ET time).
“For us to play this match against Bayern is nice and it’s fantastic because they have a lot of quality with great players. So, for our inexperienced team, because the team that we bring is quite an inexperienced team, it’s a fantastic experience.”
Bayern Munich XI (4-3-3): Neuer (c); Kimmich, Sule, Hummels, Alaba; Thiago, Javi Martinez, Gnabry; Robben, Muller, Ribery. Subs: Ulreich (GK), Rafinha, Boateng, Bernat, Goretzka, Rudy, Coman, Mai, Zylla, Frantzke, Hoffmann, Lewandowski.
Manchester United XI (4-3-3): De Gea; Darmian, Lindelof, Bailly, Shaw; Fred, Herrera, A.Pereira; Mata, Rashford, Alexis (c). Subs: Grant, Fosu-Mensah, Jones, Mitchell, Smalling, Tuanzebe, Garner, McTominay, Chong, Greenwood.