Their illustrious coach’s reluctance to rotate means his top-flight leaders are ill-prepared to face the title favourites.
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No country has produced more finalists or winners in the past nine years of the competition.
The Old Trafford club have already seen off one Bundesliga outfit and have a cracking record against Die Konigsblauen.
David Moyes may match Liverpool and Chelsea’s achievements by qualifying for next year’s Champions League through winning it.
Roma’s box-to-box master Kevin Strootman has scored three times in Serie A since his summer move from PSV Eindhoven.
Fresh from helping Cruzeiro to the title, Everton Ribeiro has been linked with a move to England.
The in-form striker is 9/2 to score the opener, with double and treble money if he scores twice or thrice.
David Moyes will revel in a European excursion as the Red Devils secure top spot in Group A.