Bursaspor v Manchester Utd preview

Team news for Tuesday night's Champions League clash between Bursaspor and Manchester United.

Last Updated: 01/11/10 at 18:40

Smalling: Set to start for United

Smalling: Set to start for United

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Rio Ferdinand will miss the trip as Sir Alex Ferguson places his trust in Chris Smalling to partner Nemanja Vidic in central defence.

Victory will put Ferguson's men within touching distance of a place in the last 16.

However in addition to Ferdinand, who is being rested, Jonny Evans, Federico Macheda, Darron Gibson and Anderson are all missing with a virus, with Wayne Rooney (ankle) and Michael Owen (hamstring) also out.

Ryan Giggs (hamstring) also misses out but could be fit for next week's Manchester derby at Eastlands.

United (from): Van der Sar, Kuszczak, Amos, Rafael, Brown, O'Shea, Vidic, Smalling, Evra, Fabio, Nani, Scholes, Fletcher, Carrick, Eikrem, Obertan, Park, Bebe, Berbatov, Hernandez.

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Champions League Fixtures

Tuesday, 30 September 2014
17:00
CSKA Mosc v Bay Munich  
19:45
Apoel Nicosia v Ajax  
BATE Borisov v Ath Bilbao  
Man City v Roma  
PSG v Barcelona  
Schalke v Maribor  
Shak Donetsk v FC Porto  
Sporting v Chelsea  
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
17:00
Zenit v Monaco  
19:45
Anderlecht v B Dortmund  

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