Manchester United‘s reward for a surprising Champions League comeback against PSG is that the probability to figure out the way to stop Lionel Messi and Barcelona.
Man Utd headed to Paris required to overturn a 2-0 home defeat in their round-of-16 tie against the French giants,
And Marcus Rashford’s injury-time penalty secured a motivating 3-1 win to send United through to the quarter-finals on away goals.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils are bimanual arguably the toughest potential attract the last eight as they combat LaLiga metropolis,
With Messi in sensational kind as Ernesto Valverde’s Blaugrana nigh bound up the Spanish title race with a 2-0 convert Atletico Madrid on Satuday.
Messi has scored thirteen goals and discovered another four in his last ten games,
And currently Solskjaer’s job are going to be to forestall Argentine magician from lighting up recent Trafford.
It is almost impossible to predict anything other than a Barcelona win if Messi is on form –
and that would be the same against any other club team in the world.
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As with their stunning last-16 win over PSG, United may well have more joy on the road than at Old Trafford,
with Solskjaer’s tactics suited to playing on the counter-attack against possession-based teams.
Manchester United vs metropolis team news and expected line-ups
Solskjaer hopes Marcus Rashford and Nemanja Matic are going to be ready to feature at recent Trafford.
Rashford lost last week’s trip to Wolves with associate degree gliding joint injury and began Tuesday’s coaching session doing individual work,
before change of integrity the remainder of the cluster in a very session that Matic lost.
Solskjaer hopes that each players are going to be initial for the primary leg, however Eric Bailly,
Alexis Salim and Antonio Valencia are going to be absent. Ander Herrera is additionally seemingly to miss out through injury.
Ousmane Dembele is in coaching once more once suffering injury reception to Lyon within the last sixteen,
however the French forward appearance unlikely to come back at recent Trafford.
Rafinha is out for the season, whereas Luis Suarez is associate degree injury doubt once being dominated for fifteen days from eighteen March with associate degree gliding joint drawback.
Barcelona XI: ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba; Busquets, Roberto, Rakitic, Arthur; Messi, Suarez
Provisional squad: DE Gea, Romero, Grant, Dalot, Darmian, Jones, Lindelof, Smalling, Rojo, Shaw, Young, Garner, Fred, Matic, Gomes, Lingard, Mata, McTominay, Pereira, Pogba, Lukaku, Martial, Rashford.
Man Utd XI: DE Gea, Young, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, Matic, McTominay, Pogba, Rashford, Lingard, Martial
Man Utd and Barca have met 11 times in Uefa competitions, with Barca edging United with four wins to three, and four draws between the clubs.
United got the better of Barca in the 2007-08 Champions League semi-finals as Paul Scholes’ Old Trafford rocket secured a win en route to lifting the trophy that year.
However, Barca have since got their own back and then some, beating United in both the 2009 and 2011 Champions League Finals at Wembley.
TV channel and live stream, and online coverage
The match will be televised live on BT Sport. BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.
New Gersy Sport will be LIVE at Old Trafford on the night to bring you expert coverage and analysis.
Manchester United vs Barcelona
Uefa Champions League 2018-19
Quarter-final, first leg
Venue: Old Trafford
Date: Wednesday, 10 April, 2019
Kick-off time: 8pm GMT