The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)
- Nov 5, 2016
Date - Thursday, September 19 2019
Kickoff Time - 2000 Hrs BST
Venue - Old Trafford, Manchester
Europa League form guide
Manchester United: N/A
Previous Meetings In All Competitions
Manchester United wins:
Ole Gunnar Solskjær
Luke Shaw, Eric Bailly, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial and Daniel James ruled out. Jesse Lingard and Diogo Dalot doubtful.
Know the opposition
Astana Football Club (Kazakh: Astana Fýtbol Klýby) is a professional football club based in Nur-Sultan. They play in the Kazakhstan Premier League, the highest level of Kazakh football, and are members of the Astana Presidential Club, an association of the main sports teams in Astana supported by the Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna.
The club was founded on 27 December 2008, as football clubs from Almaty Megasport and Alma-Ata announced they would merge to found a new organisation. The club was named "FC Lokomotiv Astana" as the National Railway Company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy became a general sponsor, and Vakhid Masudov became the first head coach in the club's history.
The short history of the club already boasts five league titles, three Kazakhstan Cups and three Kazakhstan Super Cups. The club's strongest rivalry is with Kairat, among fans their matches are known as the Two Capitals Derby. The club's home ground is the Astana Arena (Kazakh: Астана Арена).