Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg

Manchester United 5:1 Midtjylland

Man Utd 5:1 Midtjylland

Old Trafford

Date:
Thu, 25 February 2016
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8:05 pm GMT
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  1. Feb 22, 2016
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    Niall All Powerful Super Being Staff

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    Date - Thursday, 25 February 2016.
    Kickoff Time - 2005 Hrs GMT.
    Venue - Old Trafford, Manchester.


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    Europa League Form Guide

    Manchester United: L
    FC Midtjylland: LLLDW


    Previous Meetings

    FC Midtjylland 2-1 Manchester United


    All-Time Record

    Manchester United wins - 0
    FC Midtjylland wins - 1
    Draws - 0


    Pre-Match Pressers

    Louis Van Gaal



    Jess Thorup




    Team News

    Manchester United

    Luke Shaw, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Ashley Young, Phil Jones, Wayne Rooney, Adnan Januzaj, Matteo Darmian, Marouane Fellaini ruled out. Will Keane, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Jesse Lingard, David de Gea and Chris Smalling doubtful. Marcos Rojo and Antonio Valencia return to training but lack sharpness.


    FC Midtjylland

    Johan Dahlin ruled out. Petter Andersson doubtful.


    Know the opposition

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    Football Club Midtjylland - nicknamed Ulvene (The Wolves) and FCM - are a professional football club based in Herning and Ikast in the Western part of Jutland, Denmark. They were founded Johnny Rune and Steen Hessel - who wanted to unite the football clubs Ikast FS (founded 1935) and Herning Fremad (founded 1918) – clubs that for decades had been strong rivals, but had never played any significant role in Danish football. Ikast FS had some success in the late 70s and 80s, but that was about it. At least 10 years had passed with the two clubs being unable to agree on a merger, but on 6 April 1999, a deal was finalized and announced at a press conference the next day. In 2000 FC Midtjylland were promoted to the Danish Superliga, after a season in which the team had gathered more points than any other team in the history of the 1st division. In the 2014/ 2015 season of the Danish Superliga, FC Midtjylland were able to win their first major trophy as they took home the Danish Championship. During the season FC Midtjylland achieved an impressive 15 straight home ground victories on MCH Arena. The club is also famous for its 'Moneyball' approach when it comes to statistical analysis, and the recruitment of players.


    Referee

    István Vad.​
  2. Feb 22, 2016
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    You fecking cnuts, we had a good system.

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  3. Feb 22, 2016
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    Raw Full Member

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    Let's smash 'em 1-0 thanks to a late deflected goal off Lingard's left arsecheek.
  4. Feb 22, 2016
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    De Gea
    Varela Smalling Blind Riley
    Carrick Herrera
    Lingard Mata Martial
    Memphis​
  5. Feb 22, 2016
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    C3Pique Full Member

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    We've tamed the shrews, but can we overcome the midgets?
  6. Feb 22, 2016
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Today should be enough of a confidence boost to go out and beat these guys at home... Would be an embarrassment if we got knocked out.

    De Gea/Romero
    Varela Smalling Blind Riley
    Herrera Schneiderlin
    Lingard Mata Memphis
    Martial
    Should be enough to see us through.
  7. Feb 22, 2016
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    I'd like to see Pereira start and Martial swap roles with Memphis, but I doubt LvG will alter anything.

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  8. Feb 22, 2016
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    De Gea
    Varela Smalling Blind McNair
    Carrick Herrera Schneiderlin
    Mata Memphis
    Martial
  9. Feb 22, 2016
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    Ole's_toe_poke Ole_Aged_Slow_Poke

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    I can see us playing well and dominating and then doing something really stupid to get knocked out.
  10. Feb 22, 2016
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    ThierryHenry wishes he could watch Arsenal games with KM

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    I can't believe you're playing another game between today and the weekend. Awful scheduling from the FA.
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    ThierryHenry wishes he could watch Arsenal games with KM

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    But anyway, I hope you win 2-1.
  12. Feb 22, 2016
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    Sylar Full Member

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    To continue the good luck, ive gone 5-0 to them :) Its a good system.
  13. Feb 22, 2016
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    Cathy Ferguson Full Member

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    I would say that there are too many teams in the knock out stage of the EL. That is the problem. We just played them last Thursday and here comes the next game.
  14. Feb 22, 2016
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    DrunkenBeaver New Member

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    3-1 to us, on we march to the last 115, or whatever it is.
  15. Feb 22, 2016
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    3KDré Full Member

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    Am I missing something? What happened to CBJ?
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    CM10 Full Member

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    Was going to ask the same. I thought he was taken off to be rested?
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    You guys are winning on Sunday comfortably. We are shite and our players are dropping like flies.
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    I don't think we will go through but hoping for a good performance. If Midtjylland are off form on the day we may sneak 1-0.
  20. Feb 22, 2016
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    space Full Member

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    0-0
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    Attila Full Member

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    It would be so disappointing if we go out to the worst team left in the competition, especially when LVG acknowledged its our best chance for CL a week ago
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    pauldyson1uk Full Member

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    FFS is the injury nightmare EVER going to end , any more injuries and we wont have 12 fit players.
  23. Feb 23, 2016
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    Gerald G Full Member

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    Romero
    Varela--Smalling--Blind--Riley
    Carrick--Schneiderlin
    Pereira--Mata--Memphis
    Martial

    if Lingard & CBJ are injured.​
  24. Feb 23, 2016
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    Charlie Foley Full Member

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    That's a late kick off. I don't understand why the last one was 6 and this is after 8
  25. Feb 23, 2016
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    RustyS Full Member

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    I'm thinking 1-1. They had a lot of chances in the away leg so I don't trust us being able to shut them out.
  26. Feb 23, 2016
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    In the Europa League there are two kick-off times: 6pm and 8.05pm (though there can be even earlier with Lokomotiv Moskva playing at 4pm due to where they are).

    There are 15 Europa League matches being played on one night so they split the games over two times so people can watch two matches, and like with the CL they split it to try and have multiple teams from the same country playing at different times.
  27. Feb 23, 2016
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    Charlie Foley Full Member

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    Ah, makes sense. Cheers!
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    khoazany Full Member

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    Struggling to even name enough players for the bench.Still a decent XI.

    Romero
    Varela--Smalling--Blind--Riley
    Carrick--Schneiderlin
    Mata--Pereira--Memphis
    Martial​

    Subs: J.Pereira,Love,Weir,Rashford,Poole,Herrera,Willock?
  29. Feb 23, 2016
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    Lingard injured as well? I know he took a knock to the knee but I hoped it was just a dead leg as he seemed to be running fine afterwards.
  30. Feb 23, 2016
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    prateik Full Member

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    We cant defend.. They'll score.
    So.. we'll need 3.. 4 if they score twice.
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    Insanity Most apt username 2015

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    Both CBJ and Keane went off injured last night? fecking hell!
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    khoazany Full Member

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    Lingard was injured as well.
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    Insanity Most apt username 2015

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    Terrific. When it rains, it pours.

    Are some scheduled to come back? Januzaj (although not eligible) or others, have they started training?
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    khoazany Full Member

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    No idea but I doubt anyone will be fit enough since the rest has been out for a while and there's only 3 days gap between the FA Cup game and the EL game.
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    Insanity Most apt username 2015

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    Will Keane be a long term absentee? And CBJ?
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    khoazany Full Member

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    I'm not expert but CBJ's look like just a minor one while Keane will likely to be out for a while.
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    Insanity Most apt username 2015

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    Christ! The guy has no luck. Terrible news.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Harrop to make the bench?:drool:

    Just a few more injuries and El-Fitouri will be weaseling his way in there.
  39. Feb 23, 2016
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    Varun Moderator Staff

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    Monday Thursday and again Saturday? Wtf.
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    prateik Full Member

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    And Arsenal on Saturday too.. with that back line.
    It is going to be brutal.
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