Manchester United followers need Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to construct on the PSG win within the Champions League by persevering with to make use of a 3-5-2 formation towards Chelsea.
An injury-hit United facet have been tactically spot-on in Paris, with a makeshift again three of Victor Lindelof, Axel Tuanzebe and Luke Shaw all impressing as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s males received 2-1.
With Aaron Wan-Bissaka and new signing Alex Telles offering power and width to the defence, this was one of many first events the place a again three formation labored for Solskjaer.
The formation has been used earlier than, with various levels of success, however the addition of Telles seemed to offer the defence extra stability than it had beforehand when deploying wing-backs.
With the likes of Harry Maguire, Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic and Donny Van De Beek all probably out there to come back into the facet, Solskjaer should determine whether or not to stay with the gamers who carried out so effectively in Paris when Chelsea go to Previous Trafford this weekend.
And when MEN Sport requested followers how Solskjaer ought to line up his facet on Saturday, nearly two thirds wished to see the 3-5-2 formation used once more.
Of 7331 respondents, 63.5 per cent selected 3-4-2, whereas 32 per cent wished a return to a extra recognisable 4-2-3-1 formation.
Different strategies included variations of 4-4-2, with many believing a diamond midfield may work. Others pointed to the truth that the 3-5-2 formation didn’t work towards Chelsea in final season’s FA Cup semi-final defeat, so warned towards a repeat on Saturday.