Leipzig vs Manchester United: how and where to watch - times, TV, online
All the information you need to know on how and where to watch Leipzig host Manchester United at Red Bull Arena (Leipzig) on 8 December at 21:00 CET.
The most important match for Leipzig and Manchester United so far will be played at Red Bull Arena on Wednesday. Group H is, after Group B (where all four teams still have the chance to qualify in the last game), the tightest in the competition.
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PSG, United and Leipzig are all tied on nine points. The team with the best chance of advancing right now is PSG, as they are expected to beat Başakşehir Istanbul at home (the Turkish side, with three points, have no chance of going through).
Taking into account that the Parisians could grab the three points, that means that either United or Leipzig will be fighting for the other ticket to the knockout stages.
Leipzig will go through if they win
Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s team will be in the next round if they avoid defeat in Germany, which means the German powerhouse need to win to advance (in case of a draw the goal average favors the 'Red Devils').
Leipzig, sitting third in the Bundesliga, will try to emerge victorious without Lukas Klostermann, Fabrice Hartmann, Konrad Laimer, Benjamin Henrichs and Hwang Hee-chan.
However, Julian Nagelsmann will be able to call upon the services of Dani Olmo, Emil Forsberg and Yussuf Poulsen, who will likely be in the starting XI. If Nagelsmann wants to be more aggressive, he can use the options of Justin Kluivert and Alexander Sorloth.
Kevin Kampl could also feature from the start in midfield together with Marcel Sabitzer, while Dayot Upamecano and Ibrahima Konaté will be in the center of the defence line.
As for United, David de Gea, who missed out with a slight knee issue against West Ham, should be back in action for this crucial match. Axel Tuanzebe could feature together with Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire in defence, with Alex Telles and Aaron Wan-Bissaka in the wing-back positions.
Martial and Cavani out
Midfielder Paul Pogba could also play from the start alongside Scott McTominay, while Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford should be in the starting XI. In normal circumstances, they would be joined by Anthony Martial and Edinson Cavani, but they won’t be playing due to muscular injuries, which will give Mason Greenwood the chance to play against the hosts.
What time does the Leipzig vs Manchester United match start?
The 2020/2021 Champions League match between Leipzig and Manchester United will be played at Red Bull Arena (Leipzig) and will kick off at 21:00 CET on Tuesday 8 December 2020.
That's 20:00 in the UK, 15:00 ET and 12:00 PT.
Find out what time Leipzig vs Manchester United gets underway where you are in the world.
Where can I watch Leipzig vs Manchester United?
No matter where you are on the planet, you can see what channel the Leipzig vs Manchester United match is available on here.
United Kingdom: BT Sport 2, TalkSport Radio UK, BT Sport App, BBC Radio 5 Live, BTSport.com.
United States: ZonaFutbol, CBS All Access, TUDN App, TUDN.com, Galavision, TUDNxtra, Univision NOW.
You can also follow all the key statistics here on AS English.