Manchester United will get their Champions League marketing campaign underway with an away journey to Paris Saint-Germain.
The draw for the group phases of Europe’s prime competitors was held in Geneva on Thursday with United being drawn in Group H, which has been dubbed the ‘Group of Dying,’ alongside final yr’s runners up PSG, final yr’s semi-finalists RB Leipzig and newcomers Istanbul Basaksehir.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet now know during which order they’ll face their opponents and it could not get off to a harder begin, with a visit to face the French champions in Paris on October 20.
Nevertheless, United will take confidence from the truth that their final go to to Le Parc des Princes led to an historic and unbelievable comeback victory to knock PSG out of the final 16 within the 2018/19 season.
United will welcome Bundesliga facet Leipzig to Previous Trafford the next week on October 28 earlier than travelling to Istanbul to face Basaksehir on November 4.
As a result of truncated nature of the season, three units of fixtures can be performed inside three weeks of one another, with a two week break earlier than the reverse fixtures are then performed in one other three week block.
Basaksehir will make the journey to Manchester on November 24 after which PSG may also go to Previous Trafford on December 2. United’s group stage fixtures will come to a conclusion with the away match in Leipzig on December 8.
UEFA have made allowances ought to COVID influence the Champions League group stage. Video games will be performed as late as January 28 ought to the virus derail the deliberate calendar and delay matches.
If it not attainable to finish the group stage inside this window, then a committee can be tasked with deciding which golf equipment qualify for the knockout phases.
The complete fixture record is as follows:
PSG vs United. Tuesday, October 20. KO: 8pm. United vs RB Leipzig. Wednesday, October 28. KO: 8pm. Istanbul Basaksehir vs United. Wednesday, November 4. KO: 5:55pm. United vs Istanbul Basaksehir. Tuesday, November 24. KO: 8pm. United vs PSG. Wednesday, December 2. KO: 8pm. RB Leipzig vs United. Tuesday, December 8. KO: 8pm.