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After a brief break following the conclusion of the Premier League, Manchester United are back in action tonight as they take on LASK Linz in the Europa League.

It seems an age ago now, but United’s final match before football was suspended for over three months was the 5-0 drubbing they handed to LASK in the first leg of the last-16 tie in Austria.

Odion Ighalo, Dan James, Juan Mata, Mason Greenwood and Andreas Pereira all scored during the win in March which means United have all but booked their place in the quarter-finals.

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic the latter stages of the Europa League have now changed to a one-legged knockout competition, so should United win as expected then they will travel to Germany for the remaining games in the tournament.

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What TV channel is United vs LASK on?

United vs LASK will be televised on BT Sport 1 from 7:30pm on Wednesday, August 5.

Kick-off from Old Trafford is set for 8pm.

You’ll be able to follow all the build-up, action and reaction in our live blog.

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Team news for United vs LASK

Solskjaer confirmed this week that defensive duo Luke Shaw and Axel Tuanzebe have been omitted from United’s Europa League squad due to injury, so the pair won’t be available until next season.

The United boss also confirmed that Jesse Lingard will be starting in the match and his line-up will be similar to the one that hammered LASK in the first leg.

“Axel started to get niggles early on when we restarted and he had to have an op in his foot,” Solskjaer said. “He’ll be back early September. Luke sustained an injury against Southampton and he’ll be ready again early September, they should both be ready when the league starts.

“Jesse will be starting tomorrow but the team won’t be too different from the last time we played LASK away in March. We know it was a difficult game. It wasn’t a 5-0 difference [between] the two teams, winning 2-0 after 60 minutes, scored three goals in the last five.

“We know we have to perform and there’s an opportunity for players to stake a place in the quarters if we get through.”

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