Barcelona v Manchester United: Europa League knockout round playoff, first leg – live

Erik ten Hag speaks to BT Sport. “You don’t have any influence on the draw, it’s what you get you have to beat, and that’s why we’re here … Casemiro has a really strong effect on our game … composure, positioning, coaching … everyone is more confident when he’s on the pitch … we have a strong counter, but we need to bring Barca out of their comfort zone, so we will press them high when possible … we have players who are capable to play so we will play … we have to go forward … there is a line of a lot of Dutch players and managers with Barcelona, I am aware of it, but I am here for Man United and I want to win, and win in a Man United way.”

United make three changes to their starting XI in the wake of last Sunday’s 2-0 Premier League win at Leeds. Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Raphael Varane and Casemiro replace Diogo Dalot and Harry Maguire, who drop to the bench, and Marcel Sabitzer, who is suspended from European competition after three yellow cards in the Champions League group stages with Bayern Munich. Lisandro Martinez is also serving a one-match European suspension.

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