Former Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo is back to Old Trafford but this time he’ll be facing his old club. The Juventus star is now confirmed in Juventus squad against the Premier League club. Manchester United vs Juventus is one of the most awaited games of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League scheduled to be held at the theatre of dreams. The Portuguese winger is back in Manchester and took centre stage on Monday night as he held a press conference at the Old Trafford. Check out the Indian timing and TV telecast channels of the game.
Manchester United Vs Juventus India Time [IST]
According to Indian Standard Time, it will start at 12:30 am on 24 October 2018 [Wednesday night].
|Competition||UEFA Champions League 2018-19|
|Date||24 October 2018 [India]|
|Time||12:30 am [IST]|
|Seating capacity||74,994 spectators|
|Home team||Manchester United|
|Round||Group stage [1st leg]|
|Referee||Milorad Mazic [Serbia]|
Man United Vs Juventus Telecast in India
Broadcasting Channel: Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 2 HD
As Sony Picture Network holds the broadcasting rights of the competition, Indian fans can watch the live telecast coverage on Sony Ten 2/2 HD.
Man United Vs Juventus 2018 Champions League Preview
Manchester United: DWDLL
Italian club Juventus is going through a pretty decent undefeated run. They have won four out of the last five games. Meanwhile, United have won just one of last five fixtures in all competitions.
There is a perfect 50-50% head to head historical record between Manchester United and Juventus. So far, 12 head to head games have been played between both European teams and both of them have won five games each. Coincidently, both teams have scored 15 goals against each other.
Cristiano Ronaldo delighted to return to his Manchester. The official Twitter account of Juventus revealed on Twitter.
🎙 @Cristiano: “It is special for me to return to Manchester. Here I have many memories of victories and affection and in particular with Sir Alex Ferguson, to whom I send a big hug. He is a person who helped me so much.”#MUFCJuve #UCL #ForzaJuve
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) October 22, 2018
Martial, Chong, Lukaku and Rashford are the forwards Jose Mourinho has picked up to face Juventus. Pogba, Fred, Mata, Pereira, Herrera and Matic are also included in the Juventus team squad.
Juventus lead the way in Group H, with two wins from two, while Jose Mourinho’s team sit at the second spot after a disappointing draw against Valencia at their home ground.
Alexis Sanchez has been ruled out of the tie with an unspecified problem. Dalot, Jesse Lingard, Marouane Fellaini, Phil Jones and Scott McTominay will also miss the match.
Man United Vs Juventus Possible Lineups
Manchester United: De Gea; Young, Lindelof, Smalling, Shaw; Matic, Pogba; Rashford, Mata, Martial; Lukaku.
Juventus: Szczesny; Cancelo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Sandro; Pjanic, Bentancur, Matuidi; Dybala, Ronaldo, Cuadrado.