Manchester United will be looking to get their Europa League campaign back on track with a win against Sheriff Tiraspol this evening.

Erik ten Hag’s Red Devils lost 1-0 last Thursday to La Liga side Real Sociedad at Old Trafford in our European opener.

Here is the starting line-up that the former Ajax manager has picked for tonight’s 5.45pm kick off in Moldova:

Starting XI: De Gea, Dalot, Varane, Martinez, Malacia, McTominay, Eriksen, Fernandes, Antony, Sancho, Ronaldo.

Substitutes: Heaton, Vitek, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Casemiro, Fred, Iqbal, Elanga, Garnacho, McNeil.

With our Premier League game against Leeds United on Sunday being postponed, Ten Hag doesn’t have the predicament of picking a team with a clash against one of our fierce rivals coming in less than 72 hours time.

However, the 52-year-old has made five changes to the side that lost against Sociedad seven days ago.

Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Fred, Casemiro and Antony Elanga all drop to the bench with Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Scott McTominay, Bruno Fernandes and Jadon Sancho coming into the side.

With the game against the Whites being postponed on Sunday, Manchester United don’t play again until 2 October against Manchester City, with the last international break before the World Cup set to commence after this weekend’s domestic fixtures.

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Having had back-to-back top-flight matches postponed following Her Majesty The Queen’s passing, the trip to the Etihad Stadium will be our first Premier League game in 28 days.

Sheriff sit top of Group E going into tonight’s second round of fixtures having beaten Cypriot side Omonia Nicosia 3-0 last week.

With Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial out injured, Cristiano Ronaldo starts back-to-back games under Ten Hag for the first time.

The 37-year-old will be hoping to get off the mark and score his first goal in the Europa League by netting in Eastern Europe at the Zimbru Stadium in Chisinau.

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The last time United’s number seven failed to score in August and September for his club side he was 19 and was into his second season at United playing under Sir Alex Ferguson back in the 2004-05 campaign.

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