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Bayern 4-3 Man United: Casemiro brace in vain as Red Devils handed narrow loss in UCL opener

Bayern 4-3 Man United: Casemiro brace in vain as Red Devils handed narrow loss in UCL opener

Casemiro nets a late brace in lost caise as Bayern munich claim a norrow win over Manchester United in UCK opener

Bayern Munich vs Manchester United: With three goals in the closing six minutes, Bayern Munich defeated a weakened Manchester United 4-3 in their Group A opener. Harry Kane scored his first Champions League goal for Bayern Munich. Leroy Sane and Serge Gnabry both scored for Bayern thanks to an error in goalkeeping from Andre Onana. Before Harry Kane earned a penalty shortly after, Rasmus Hojlund scored his first goal for Manchester United. Casemiro and Mathys Tel’s late goals, though, made for a thrilling outcome.

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Bayern Munich vs Manchester United XI

Bayern Munich starting lineup:
Ulreich, Laimer, Upamecano, Kim, Davies, Kimmich, Goretzka, Sane, Musiala, Gnabry, Kane

Manchester United starting lineup:
Onana; Dalot, Lindelof, Martinez, Reguilon; Casemiro, Eriksen; Fernandes, Pellistri, Hojlund, Rashford

The hosts are unbeaten in the Bundesliga so far, with three victories in four games. In their previous league match, they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by the in-form Bayer Leverkusen. Exequiel Palacios struck a penalty in injury time for Leverkusen, denying Harry Kane and Leon Goretzka the win.

Meanwhile, the visitors’ Premier League campaign has been a disaster, with three defeats in five games. In their first league game following the international break, they were defeated 3-1 at home by Brighton & Hove Albion. In this match, the Red Devils will seek to rebound.

Bayern Munich Team News:

  • Joshua Kimmich of Bayern Munich is uncertain due to an inflamed tendon and will be evaluated before kickoff.
  • Konrad Laimer will likely start in center-midfield with Goretzka if Joshua Kimmich is ruled out on Wednesday.
  • Kane, has four goals in four Bundesliga games this season. Serge Gnabry and former Manchester City winger Leroy Sane are expected to join the England captain in attack.
  • Jamal Musiala, who has recovered from injury, will compete with Thomas Muller for the number ten spot.
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Manchester United Team News:

  • Aaron Wan-Bissaka is expected to be out for “several weeks” for Manchester United. Diogo Dalot will begin at right-back.
  • Raphael Varane and Mason Mount have returned to training and will be evaluated before the game.
  • Sofyan Amrabat (back), Tom Heaton (calf), Amad Diallo (knee), and Kobbie Mainoo (ankle) are all out.
  • The Red Devils, on the other hand, will be without Antony, who will be absent ‘until further notice’ due to assault claims.
  • Jadon Sancho is also unavailable after being barred from first-team training following his rant on social media at Ten Hag.

Match Details:

Match: Bayern Munich vs Manchester United

Tournament: UEFA Champions League

Date: 21st September

Venue: Allianz Arena

Kick off: 12.30 AM IST

Live Streaming: Bayern Munich vs Manchester United Live Streaming will be on Sony LIV

Live Telecast: UEFA Champions League Live Telecast will be on Sony Sports Network

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