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anchester United vs Young Boys – LIVE!
It has been a rollercoaster of a Champions League group stage for Man United and the idea that they would reach this final fixture having already qualified for the last-16 as group winners seemed fanciful on more than one occasion.
United actually began their campaign with a dramatic late defeat to Young Boys in Switzerland and then needed late goals from Cristiano Ronaldo in each of their next three matches to keep their hopes of reaching the knockout stage on track.
Ronaldo was on target again in matchday five as the Reds beat Villarreal to secure European football the other side of Christmas and but the Portuguese will not get chance to make it a perfect six out of six tonight as he is one of a number of first team stars rested.
Tonight’s game will see new interim boss Ralf Rangnick make his European bow in the United dugout, having seen his side beat Crystal Palace at the weekend in his first match since taking charge.
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As a group winner, United will be drawn against a team who finished second in their group.
Uefa’s rules stipulate teams from the same country cannot meet until the quarter-final stage, so United will avoid any English opposition, ruling out Chelsea, who were the only Premier League side not to top their group.
Teams also cannot face an opponent that they have already played in the group stage, so they will not be drawn against either Atalanta or Villarreal, one of whom will qualify behind United after their postponed fixture is player.
Man United’s possible last 16 opponents: Paris Saint-Germain, Sporting CP, Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan, Benfica, RB Salzburg
Ralf Rangnick says Wan-Bissaka has two knocks and will be examined ahead of the Norwich clash at the weekend.
There’s a worry for Man United after full-time here because Wan-Bissaka went down late on after colliding with the advertising hoardings and is still out there getting treatment now.
We’ll keep you updated.
Nothing in it at Old Trafford, but a big night for some United youngsters and Rangnick’s men will be playing knockout football in the New Year.
90+1 mins: We’re playing five minutes of added time…
89 mins: Time for a couple more United debuts – Zidane Iqbal is on for Jesse Lingard and Charlie Savage, son of Robbie, replaces Juan Mata. Proud moments, these.
80 mins: Into the final ten minutes of a game that has fizzled out a bit. Young Boys are looking the more likely but the game has become increasingly scrappy as the rain pours down in Manchester.
72 mins: Excellent block from young Mengi. It’s actually his slip that gives Kanga the chance to run in on goal but he recovers with a superb sliding challenge as the striker goes to pull the trigger.
72 mins: Excellent block from young Mengi. It’s actually his slip that gives Kanga the chance to run in on goal but he recovers with a superb sliding challenge as the striker goes to pull the trigger.

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