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Manchester United vs Club Brugge confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Europa League fixture today

Karl Matchett
Solskjaer took issue with the pitch and ball in Bruges: AP

Manchester United and Club Brugge fight out their Europa League round of 32 second leg on Thursday night, with the tie finely poised at 1-1 after 90 minutes.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team beat Watford 3-0 at the weekend to make it six matches without defeat across all competitions.

Philippe Clement also guided his team to victory, 1-0 against Sporting Charleroi, to stay nine points clear at the top of the Belgian Jupiler Pro League.

At Old Trafford for this second leg, both teams will be aiming to progress to the last 16 and boost confidence as they push for their respective domestic objectives.

Here’s everything you need to know about the match:

When is it and what time is kick-off?

The match starts at 8pm on Thursday 27

What TV channel is it on?

As with all UEFA competitions this season, BT Sport have the rights. The game will be broadcast on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport Ultimate.

Line-ups

Man Utd: Romero, Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Fernandes, Mata, James, Ighalo

Brugge: Mignolet, Mata, Mechele, Deli, Ricca, Kossounou, Vanaken, Rits, Tau, De Cuyper, Okereke

Prediction:

United should be confident after recent domestic wins over Chelsea and Watford and, even if Solskjaer changes the team around, they will have too much off the bench for Brugge to cope with.

Manchester United 2-1 Club Brugge (3-2 on aggregate)

Odds

Man United 4/9

Draw 3/1

Club Brugge 7/1