Aguero On Man City Bench, Martial & Rashford Start For Man Utd


Aguero on bench with Otamendi, Jesus & Stones come in

Man Utd play on artificial pitch at Swiss side Young Boys in Group H

Four changes for Man Utd – Shaw, Martial & Rashford in, Dalot makes debut

Also in Group H – Ronaldo’s Juventus at Valencia; In Group E Real Madrid host Roma

Shakhtar Donetsk v Hoffenheim (Group F) & Ajax v AEK Athens (Group E) under way

Full team news

Man City v Lyon (20:00 BST)

Serio Aguero only makes the Manchester City bench despite being declared fit after damaging his ankle against Fulham on Saturday.

That paves the way for Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus to return to the side, while John Stones lines up in defence in place of Nicolas Otamendi, who also drops to the bench.

Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Delph, Fernandinho, Gundogan, Silva, Bernardo, Sterling, Jesus.

Substitues: Muric, Kompany, Aguero, Sane, Mahrez, Otamendi, Foden.

Lyon include two former Manchester United players in their side – Memphis Depay and Brazilian defender Rafael.

Former Manchester City youth player Jason Denayer lines up in defence.

Lyon XI: Lopes, Mendy, Denayer, Marcelo, Rafael, Diop, Ndombele, Aouar, Fekir, Cornet, Depay.

Team news – Courtois benched

Real Madrid v Roma (20:00 BST)

Keylor Navas returns in Real Madrid’s goal, with Thibaut Courtois dropping to the bench. Real could look to play Navas in the Champions League and ex-Chelsea keeper Courtois in La Liga.

Midfielders Casemiro and Isco also come in from the 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao, with Dani Ceballos and Marco Asensio on the bench.
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Roma hand a debut to 19-year-old midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, whose only first-team football has come for Virtus Entella in Serie B.

They make three changes in total from the 2-2 draw with Chievo at the weekend – defender Federico Fazio, captain Daniele de Rossi and Zaniolo replace Juan Jesus, Bryan Cristante and Lorenzo Pellegrini.


We’re back under way in Amsterdam and Kharkiv


Breaking team news

Young Boys v Man Utd (20:00 BST)

Manchester United full-back Diogo Dalot will make his debut tonight as he has been named in Jose Mourinho’s starting XI.

Luke Shaw also returns after suffering from concussion.

A point to prove in Manchester

Memphis Depay doesn’t believe Manchester United fans saw the best of him during his 19 months at the club.

He scored just seven goals in 53 appearances for United after joining them from PSV Eindhoven for £31m in June 2015.

In January 2017, he left to join Lyon, who take on Manchester City in the Champions League tonight.

“Everybody knows the story of me and Manchester United was not successful,” said Depay. “Everybody can see that and I can feel it myself.”

“I can look back and say I didn’t want it to go like that – nobody did – but things happened. After one season, I couldn’t find myself in the team.

“I was still young, didn’t get a lot of opportunities, but I must say that the first season I didn’t put the quality on the table that I thought.”

Young Boys v Man Utd (20:00 BST)

BBC Radio 5 live at Stade de Suisse

It’s going to have a bit of a Borussia Dortmund feel to it in here with Young Boys’ colours of yellow and black all around the stadium and the home fans are in early in the lower tier behind the goal as M


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