Manchester United vs Galatasaray Live Stream
The favourite of quartet H Manchester United takes on his field Turkish grand Galatasaray.
Manchester United always is one of the favourites of the Champions League. But Sir Alex Ferguson and the fans remember well the last year’s experience, when the team did not qualified from not a very strong group.
Moreover, the current squad of Fatih Terim deserves respect. Istanbul team has qualified in the group stage for the first time in five years. Plus it is in a great form. At the moment, Galatasaray is leading in the championship with three wins in four games.
As for Manchester United, the vice-champions of England are entered very smoothly into a new season. In the starting rounds MU experienced many difficulties, losing game against Everton, and beating Fulham and Southampton with huge problems. Only Saturday’s win against Wigan can be considered as an easy and confident play. The Devil’s coach gave some rest to some key players. For example, Alexander Büttner made a debut in the last game and he looked very convincing. Maybe today he will start the game instead of Patrice Evra.
Ferguson’s team needs maximum concentration. For Galatasaray it will be a great achievement to qualify from the group, as well as to extract points tonight.
Wayne Rooney injured his thigh some weeks ago. Ashley Young has a knee injury,
Chris Smalling with metatarsal injury and Phil Jones also heal his knee.
The most important loss of the Turkish side is Czech defender Tomas Ujfalusi. Veteran split Cruciate Ligament.
Manchester United lineup: Lindegaard, Rafael, Vidic, Ferdinand, Buttner, Scholes, Carrick, Valencia, Kagawa, Nani, Van Persie.
Last three matches:
Manchester United 4 – Wigan Athletic 0;
Southampton 2 – Manchester United 3;
Manchester United 3 – Fulham 2.
Galatasaray lineup: Muslera, Eboue, Cris, Kaya, Balta, Melo, Inan, A Yilmaz,
B Yilmaz, Elmander, Amrabat.
Last three matches:
Antalyaspor A.S. 0 – Galatasaray 4;
Galatasaray 3 – Bursaspor 2;
Beşiktaş 3 – Galatasaray 3.