Manchester United’s Below-23s will face Championship opposition in Huddersfield City this Saturday in a pre-season pleasant.
United introduced the away recreation as preparation for his or her Premier League 2 marketing campaign, which is ready to start in mid September according to the brand new senior season. They had been initially on account of face Macclesfield however the Cheshire membership pulled out on account of their present struggles.
Neil Wooden’s Below-23 aspect have already confronted Salford Metropolis, Swindon City and Morecambe’s first groups this month and are on account of tackle Stoke Metropolis’s Below-23s tomorrow (Tuesday) evening.
However the conflict in opposition to Huddersfield, set for a 3pm kick off on Saturday 29th August, will probably be an enormous check. The United kids play League One and League Two groups within the EFL Trophy however a Championship aspect will probably be a step up.
United’s final go to to the Terriers’ John Smith’s Stadium got here within the penultimate weekend of the 2018/19 season when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first staff couldn’t discover a victory, drawing 1-1 with the relegated aspect. The Below-23s will hope to fare higher as they put together to tackle Metropolis, Tottenham, Chelsea and different prime U23 sides when the actual season commences.
“It’s going to be a tough pre-season,” Wooden informed membership media. “Final 12 months, we had the expertise of the EFL Trophy and it appears probably that we may very well be a part of that once more. I needed the lads to expertise some first-team friendlies this 12 months earlier than we even made that match as a result of they’re difficult in themselves.”