Manchester United’s starting lineup for their match against Brentford has been confirmed. Mata takes the field ahead of Rashford. RB Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick has chosen his starting lineup for the last home game of the season, with only one change from the team which was held to a 1-1 draw by Chelsea last week.
As Manchester United prepare to miss out on Champions League football next season, fans are debating whether it would be better to completely abandon European football for the foreseeable future — throwing away the remainder of our games in order to avoid qualifying for the Europa Conference League — or to abandon European football altogether.
Even while I understand that argument, it would be beneficial to Erik ten Hag’s rebuilding efforts in his first season as manager of the club, where he will be making the transition from his previous position as manager of Ajax to manager of the most powerful football club on the planet.
At the same time, I wouldn’t turn my back on the Europa League, and at the very least, that doesn’t imply that we’ll be playing qualification matches in July.
To begin, let us have a look at the lineup for tonight’s match against Brentford, which was confirmed by @ManUtd on Twitter.
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In goal, David de Gea takes the field for the first time.
Despite their dismal performance against Chelsea, Alex Telles and Diogo Dalot will start at full-back for us. They will be paired with Raphael Varane and Victor Lindelof on each side of the field.
Nemanja Matic will provide defensive cover for the back four, while Bruno Fernandes and Scott McTominay will try to orchestrate the action in the center.
In the attacking third, Cristiano Ronaldo will be partnered by Anthony Elanga and Juan Mata.
Mata has earned his place in the starting lineup after making an effect on the game against Chelsea when he came off the bench.
At the conclusion of the game, the players are expected to perform a round of applause.