Manchester United vs Benfica: Team News, Probable Lineups & Best Dream 11 Combination

Old Trafford

Manchester United will look to seal qualification into the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League as they welcome Benfica to Old Trafford on Tuesday night. United came away with a 1-0 win against the Portuguese champions at Estadio da Luz a fortnight ago thanks to a Marcus Rashford winner.

Let us jump straight into the team news.

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Manchester United Team News

It is rumoured that young left-back Luke Shaw is in contention for his first start for the club since April earlier this year. With Chelsea on the horizon, it has been suggested that Phil Jones and Antonio Valencia will be rested for the clash against Benfica. 19-year old Axel Tuanzebe may make a start at centre-back. Marcos Rojo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini are all unavailable due to injury.

Probable XI: De Gea; Darmian/Tuanzebe, Lindelof, Bailly, Blind/Young; Herrera, Matic, Mata, Lingard, Martial, Lukaku.


Benfica Team News

André Almeida will serve out his two-match ban and Luisão will be unavailable due to suspension after being sent off on matchday 3. Jardel is also unavailable due to a muscle injury. Jonas and Pizzi will be the danger men for the Portuguese giants on Tuesday night at Old Trafford.

Probable XI: Svilar; Douglas, Lopez, Dias, Grimaldo; Fejsa, Pizzi, Augusto; Salvio, Jonas, Goncalves.


Best Dream 11 Team

This is the best Dream 11 combination according to me for this match.


Manchester United vs Benfica


Note: Keep checking the following Twitter Accounts for the confirmed team lineups before the deadline.

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