Manchester United lost their opening group stage Champions League game this season to PSV Eindhoven and then bounced back on Match Day 2 to defeat German side Wolfsburg.
Next up, the Red Devils will face Russian side CSKA Moscow in the Europe’s elite competition and should be considered favorites to earn all three points.
As far as the team news is concerned, expect Louis van Gaal to make few changes in the starting XI that played against Everton last weekend. However, he may start with the three man midfield system again.
The Diamond formation will mean that once again it is likely that Memphis Depay will be excluded from the starting XI. Expect Juan Mata to play in the hole behind two strikers Anthony Martial and skipper Wayne Rooney.
Bastian Schweinsteiger might be rested for the all important clash with rivals Manchester City and the German should be replaced by Michael Carrick.
Here is Man United’s potential 4-4-2 diamond XI vs CSKA Moscow.
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