Manchester United v Istanbul Basaksehir: Group H - UEFA Champions League
Manchester United stadium Old Trafford prior to the UEFA Champions League Group H stage match between Manchester United and Istanbul Basaksehir at Old Trafford (Photo by Ash Donelon/Manchester United via Getty Images)

Manchester United vs Istanbul Basaksehir Live!! – No Pogba, Cavani Starts

MANCHESTER – Live text and interactive stream for today’s Champions League Group H game between Manchester United against Istanbul Basaksehir at Old Trafford. There is no Paul Pogba for the home side, but Edinson Cavani starts.

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After missing the weekend’s Premier League win over West Bromwich at the weekend, United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was hoping to have Pogba for this game, but it looks like the France international has not recovered fully from the ankle injury he sustained during the international break.

Meanwhile, the cry for Canavi to get his first start of the season has been answered, as Solskjaer handed the former Paris Saint-Germain forward a place in his starting trio.

Canavi will play alongside Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial, while Mason Greenwood has to be content with a place on the bench.

Others in the Manchester United starting team are David de Gea, who gets the start in goal ahead of Dean Henderson, while Alex Telles and Donny van de Beek have been handed a place in starting lineup.

Fred, Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof also start today.

Nemanja Matic and Juan Mata are dropped to the bench from the side that beat West Brom 1-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Former Manchester United full-back Rafael and Demba Ba, who played for Newcastle United and Chelsea during his time in Premier League.

Martin Skrtel and Nacer Chadli are also in the starting lineup for Istanbul Basaksehir which stunned Manchester United 2-1 in Turkey in the previous meeting.

Manchester United Team to play Istanbul Basaksehir: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Telles, Maguire, Lindelof, Fred, Van de Beek, Fernandes, Martial, Rashford, Cavani. Subs: Grant, Henderson, Fosu-Mensah, Mengi, Tuanzebe, Williams, Mata, Matic, Pellistri, Greenwood, Ighalo.

Istanbul Basaksehir Team to play Manchester United: Gunok, Rafael, Skrtel, Epureanu, Mbombo, Ozcan, Kahveci, Chadli, Turuc, Visca, Ba.

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