Is Man Utd vs Atletico Madrid on TV? Channel, live stream, team news as Eriksen and Martinez on BENCH, Malacia STARTS | The Sun

Is Man Utd vs Atletico Madrid on TV? Channel, live stream, team news as Eriksen and Martinez on BENCH, Malacia STARTS | The Sun

MANCHESTER UNITED continue their pre-season schedule TODAY when they take on Spanish side Atletico Madrid in Norway.

Erik Ten Hag has enjoyed a fruitful first pre-season as United boss, and he'll be looking to round it off in style this weekend with TWO games.

  • Start time: 12.45pm BST
  • TV/Live stream: MUTV
  • Man Utd XI: De Gea, Lindelof, Maguire, Dalot, Malacia, Fred, McTominay, Fernandes, Martial, Rashford, Elanga


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What time does Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid kick off?

  • Manchester United's mouth-watering encounter with Atletico Madrid will take place on Saturday, July 30.
  • It is scheduled to kick off at 12:45pm UK time – 1:45pm local time.
  • Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo is the designated arena for this pre-season fixture which can hold around 28,000 fans.
  • Atletico sent the Red Devils crashing out of the Champions League when the sides met in March earlier on this year.
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    Two new faces…

    Manchester United fans will be excited at the thought of seeing two new faces on their subs bench today.

    Lisandro Martinez and Christian Eriksen will be looking to impress Erik Ten Hag ahead of the new season, and to try and get in the starting XI…

    We would expect to see them make an appearance in the second half in this pre-season game.

    Eriksen will be looking to play his first few minutes in a United shirt…Credit: Getty
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    Atletico Madrid starting XI…

    This is how Atletico will start against United today…

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    Manchester United's starting XI!

    This is how the red devils line up today…

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    Time to bounce back…

    Last time out United played a real game of two halves against Aston Villa at Old Trafford.

    United looked really impressive in the first half, with the front three of Sancho, Rashford and Martial proving too much to handle for the Villa defence.

    United went into the break 2-0 up, and looked comfortable, with most spectators thinking that was job done.

    But in the second half, Steven Gerrard made some attacking changes, one of which was Leon Bailey, and they managed to pull the game back.

    United will have been disappointed with the 2-2 final score, and will looking to put in a much better performance over the 90 minutes today.

    Leon Bailey turned the game around for Villa against UnitedCredit: Getty
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    United in Norway…

    Today's game takes place in Oslo, Norway.

    Like anywhere you go in the world, there are thousands of adoring Manchester United fans, who are waiting to catch a glimpse of their heroes in red.

    These young Red Devils look particularly excited, and someone has their eye on a Bruno shirt…

    Man United fans are out in Oslo in numbers.Credit: Getty
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    Welcome to Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid!

    Hello! Welcome to SunSport's coverage of Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid!

    This is Man Utd's penultimate game of pre-season, as they travel to Norway and then back to Old Trafford to play two games in two days before the opening game of the Premier League season next weekend.

    This morning they come up against a stern Atletico Madrid, who will pose a bit more of a threat than previous opponents Aston Villa on paper.

    Against Villa, it was a real game of two halfs, as United looked utterly brilliant for the first 45, and then Leon Bailey changed the game for the Villians.

    Today we would expect United to be on their A game, as they don't have long to prepare for the opening day where they face Brighton.

    United fans will hope to see their new signings Christian Eriksen and Lisandro Martinez in action today, and will be looking forward to see Ronaldo returning tomorrow…

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