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Starting XI: Man Utd vs Sevilla

UEFA Champions League Starting XI: Manchester United vs Sevilla

By David Kappel - Mar 13, 2018 08:37 PM @kappilinho

Manchester United will hope to build on their impressive home wins over Chelsea and Liverpool when they face Sevilla in the UEFA Champions League tonight – here is how both teams will line up.

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UEFA Champions League

Teams: Manchester United vs Sevilla

Date: 13 March 2018

Venue: Old Trafford

Time: 9.45pm

The Red Devils beat both Premier League top four rivals 2-1 at home recently, and have also won all four of their Champions League group stage games at Old Trafford this campaign.

However, United have only beaten Spanish opposition twice in their past 12 encounters with them, losing five and drawing five.

Jose Mourinho's side have progressed 11 out of 15 times after drawing the first leg away from home, including six out of nine ties that ended 0-0 in the first leg.

Sevilla, meanwhile, have lost all three of their previous last 16 Champions League clashes, being eliminated 3-2 on aggregate by Leicester City last season.  

The LaLiga side has struggled in big clashes this season, having lost all contests against the top four in the Spanish top flight in 2017/18, including a recent 5-2 defeat to Atletico Madrid and a 2-0 loss to Valencia on the weekend.

Sevilla are also still winless in six trips to English opposition, and did not win any of their away matches in this season's Champions League group stage, where they finished second behind Liverpool.

Jose Mourinho has won seven of his nine clashes against Sevilla, and will hope to improve on this impressive personal record too.

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Here is how both teams will line up:

Manchester United:De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Bailly, Young; Matic, Fellaini; Sanchez, Lingard, Rashford; Lukaku.

Sevilla: Rico; Mercado, Kjaer, Lenglet, Escudero; N’Zonzi, Banega; Sarabia, Vazquez, Correa; Muriel.

What's your prediction for the clash between United and Sevilla? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Zombo Joined: 03 Aug 2011
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Zombo Mar 14, 2018 01:56 PM
Mxm
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Vamza Mar 13, 2018 10:11 PM
@Michaeltshigama i don't think you also count in real Madrid, Barcelona and atletico Madrid there.
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Thagalekgwara Mar 13, 2018 09:49 PM
I can't waste my tym watching dis Amazulu of England..Sevilla win..
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SL_hated_donkey Mar 13, 2018 09:46 PM
@Michaeltshigama Except Barca and R.Madrid.
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Michaeltshigama Mar 13, 2018 09:38 PM
Man United will win this one coz Spanish teams r weak
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Flipping lyf Mar 13, 2018 09:28 PM
Mourinho and his defensive tactics wil cost my red devils why start with fellian instead of mata
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bush tlhotlhomisang Mar 13, 2018 09:26 PM
Man U will win.
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Ngconde Mar 13, 2018 09:24 PM
Go manchester go i believe in mourinho his record speak itself for uefa champs lig
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Ta Akon Mar 13, 2018 09:17 PM
Good luck Man U
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Zille boi LM10 Mar 13, 2018 08:57 PM
Why feillin mara dis coach mara

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