Manchester United starts without Blind, Ronaldo bankzitter at Real Madrid

Manchester United starts without Blind, Ronaldo bankzitter at Real Madrid

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Manchester United begins Tuesday night without Daley Blind in the competition for the European Super Cup against Real Madrid. The Dutch defender is sitting on the couch in the Philip II Arena in Skopje.

At the ‘Royal’ takes Cristiano Ronaldo in addition to coach Zinedine Zidane place on the couch. The attacker is only since his Saturday in training, because he is with Portugal participated in the Confederations Cup.

Real, the winner of the Champions League, starts will continue with the familiar names at the traditional meeting with the winner of the Europa League. Newcomer Theo Hernandez should hope for subbing, while Dani Ceballos in the clash missing.

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At United, there are three new players at the kick-off. In the back is Victor Lindelöf, transfers from Benfica, a duo with Chris Smalling. Nemanja Matic, a former player of Vitesse, and picked up by competitor Chelsea, the midfield and the Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku (ex-Everton) start in the point of the attack.

Manager José Mourinho has his other Dutchman Timothy Fosu-Mensah, thuisgelaten. The 19-year-old defender would be on the verge on a rental basis to the Crystal Palace, Frank de Boer to leave.

Gianluca Rocchi should be the duel in the Macedonian capital in a good direction. The first whistle of the Italian referee sounds at 20.45 hours. Last year went the jar to Real, at that time in the Norwegian Trondheim in the extension leaving Sevilla (3-2).

Drafting Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Looking Forward, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Duckweed; Isco, Benzema, Bale.

Opstelling Manchester United: De Gea; Valencia, Lindelöf, Smalling, Darmian; Herrera, Matic, Pogba; Mkhitaryan, Lukaku, Lingard.

Real Madrid-Manchester United is on Tuesday live broadcasted on Veronica and NUsport. The broadcast starts at 20.00 hours.

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