Man. United v Celta: line-ups, where to watch, form guide

Celta come to Old Trafford 1-0 down and on a five-match losing streak but, having shifted all their focus to the UEFA Europa League, Manchester United are determined not to be caught off-guard.

Manager José Mourinho of Manchester United oversees a training session ahead of their UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg against Celta
Manager José Mourinho of Manchester United oversees a training session ahead of their UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg against Celta ©AFP/Getty Images

Possible line-ups
Manchester UnitedRomero; Valencia, Bailly, Blind, Darmian; Fellaini, Herrera, Pogba; Lingard, Rashford, Mkhitaryan.
Out: Shaw (ankle), Ibrahimović (knee), Rojo (knee)

Celta: Sergio; Mallo, Cabral, Roncaglia, Jonny; Radoja, Tucu; Wass, Aspas, Sisto; Guidetti.
Out: Rossi (knee), Planas (knee)

Highlights: Rashford gives United edge
Highlights: Rashford gives United edge

Where to watch
Fans can find their local UEFA Europa League broadcast partner(s) here.

Eduardo Berizzo, Celta coach
I'm expecting a United side to come out and try to win the game – it'll be a big test. Manchester United are a team that have grown up with pressure and they deal with it on a day to day basis. We just have to concentrate on our game and what we do.

José Mourinho, Manchester United manager
Trophies are very important for the club, and it is very important to be in a European final. It is important for the club to fight for the only trophy the club has never won before. For this group of players, [it would be] a first European success. It is very important for the club and players. We will fight hard. It has been a long journey – match No14 in the Europa League – and we want to win.

United's Premier League run ended on Sunday
United's Premier League run ended on Sunday©Getty Images

Weekend results
Arsenal 2-0 Manchester United (Xhaka 54, Welbeck 57)
United remain four points behind fourth-placed Manchester City after Mourinho suffered a first-ever competitive loss to Arsène Wenger. To compound matters, former United forward Danny Welbeck was among the goals as the Red Devils' record run of 25 Premier League games without defeat came to an end.

Málaga 3-0 Celta (Javier Ontiveros 26, Recio 56pen, Ramírez 90+2)
Also on Sunday, Celta suffered a fifth successive loss. Much changed from the first leg against United, Berizzo's team were comfortably swept aside, Javier Ontiveros beginning a miserable evening for the visitors with a sublime solo effort. The Galician club's fourth consecutive Liga defeat caused them to drop to 12th in the Liga.

Form guide
Manchester United: LWDDWW
Celta: LLLLLD 

Paul Pogba training on Wednesday
Paul Pogba training on Wednesday©AFP/Getty Images

Reporter's view: Simon Hart (@UEFAcomSimonH)
Form certainly favours a United side who, despite the odd scare, have won all six of their UEFA Europa League fixtures at Old Trafford this season. So too history, when you bear in mind they have never lost a two-legged UEFA tie after winning the first leg away from home. Complacency may be the biggest danger to Mourinho's team, though given the way their manager has prioritised this competition, his players will be left in no doubt about the importance of making it across the line.

Did you know?
United have never lost a two-legged UEFA tie after winning the first leg away from homeFind out more in our extensive match background.