Champions League Preview: PSV Eindhoven vs Manchester United

LAST MEETING

18/10/2000 (Old Trafford): Manchester United 3-1 PSV Eindhoven

KEY STATS

  • PSV Eindhoven have mustered only one win in their four previous matches against Manchester United in European competition (D1 L2)
  • Manchester United have lost only one of their last four visits to the Netherlands in European competition (W2 D1)
  • PSV Eindhoven are taking part in their 14th Champions League campaign- and their first since 2008/09- more than any other Dutch club
  • Manchester United are back in the Champions League after a one year hiatus; they’ve progressed from the Group Stage in seven of their last eight attempts
  • PSV have lost seven of their last nine Champions League games (W2)

TEAM NEWS
Phil Jones and Wayne Rooney didn’t travel with the squad due to injury and so will miss out for Louis Van Gaal’s side. PSV’s left-back Jetro Willems remains sidelined until October.

PREDICTED LINEUPS

PSV XI: Zoet; Arias, Bruma, Isimat-Mirin, Poulsen; Propper, Hendrix, Guardado; Lestienne, De Jong, Narsingh

MANCHESTER UNITED XI: De Gea; Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Shaw; Schneiderlin, Schweinsteiger; Mata, Herrera, Depay; Martial

PREDICTION: Manchester United WIN

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