Man Utd vs Copenhagen LIVE: Stream FREE, TV channel, kick-off time, team news for TONIGHT’S Europa League fixture – The Sun

MANCHESTER UNITED are in Germany to conclude their Europa League campaign.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side face Denmark's FC Copenhagen in Cologne in the quarter-final of the mini-tournament.

TV channel/live coverage: BT Sport 1

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  • DEBUT

    This is FC København’s first ever European quarter-final appearance, while they are the first Danish side to reach a major UEFA European quarter-final since Brøndby IF in the 1996-97 UEFA Cup.

    Brøndby IF are also the only Danish side to reach a major European semi-final, achieving that feat in the 1990-91 UEFA Cup.

  • COPENHAGEN BENCH

    Anderson, Grytebust, Bengtsson, Papagiannopoulos, Bartolec, Oviedo, Mudrazija, Kaufmann, Boving, Hjaelmhof.

  • UNITED BENCH

    De Gea, Fosu-Mensah, Lindelof, Mengi, Andreas, James, Lingard, Mata, Matic, McTominay, Chong, Ighalo.

  • COPENHAGEN XI

    21 Johnsson, 20 Boilesen, 5 Bjelland, 25 Nelsson, 2 Varela, 10 Zeca (C), 6 Stage, 33 Falk, 23 Wind, 16 Pep Biel, 11 Daramy.

  • UNITED XI

    22 Romero, 29 Wan-Bissaka, 3 Bailly, 5 Maguire (C), 53 Williams, 6 Pogba, 17 Fred, 26 Greenwood, 18 Fernandes, 10 Rashford, 9 Martial.

  • GOOD EVENING

    Welcome for the live blog for Manchester United vs Copenhagen.

    Both teams are set to square off at the RheinEnergieStadion in Cologne, which is also the stadium which will host the final.

    The mini-tournament will see the remaining games being played in one leg allowing the competition to be finished on the 21st of August.

    Solskjaer's squad for the Europa League tournament has been confirmed as:

    Bishop, De Gea, Grant, Dalot, Fosu-Mensah, Laird, Lindelof, Mengi, Wan-Bissaka, Williams, Fernandes, Galbraith, Garner, Pogba, Matic, Mata, Lingard, Pereira, Chong, Greenwood, Ighalo, James, Rashford.

    Solskjaer will most likely play a stronger team tonight to ensure his side progress to the final four.

    Brandon Williams will also most likely start due to Luke Shaw being ruled out through injury, Phil Jones and Axel Tuanzebe are also set to miss out.

    The United boss has also refused to confirm whether Sergio Romero will keep his place in between the sticks despite proving to be reliable: “This season has shown how important Sergio has been for us and for me David is always, always performing.

    “We will see what we do for the rest of the season and going forward. It’s difficult, but it’s a nice problem to have.”

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