Juventus miss Mandzukic in the Champions League duel with Manchester United


Juventus mist Mandzukic in Champions League-duel met Manchester United

Juventus will be Tuesday during the toptreffen on the third match day of the Champions League, on a visit to Manchester United, can’t count on attacker Mario Mandzukic. The Croat ran Monday at training, an injury to the left ankle. Juventus gave no further details about his unavailability.

Cristiano Ronaldo is there against his ex-team again for the Bianconeri. The Portuguese got red in the openingsduel at Valencia, and then one day suspended. Ronaldo defended the colours of Manchester United between 2003 and 2009. Man Utd-coach José Mourinho was Ronaldo’s coach at Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013.

Juventus is after two days in the lead in group H, with the maximum of six points. Manchester United will follow as the second on two units. In the other match of the group will receive the still puntenloze Young Boys Valencia (1 pt).

Manchester United miss Alexis Sanchez

Manchester United can Tuesday during the topper on the third match day of the Champions League, at home against Juventus, not count on topspits Alexis Sanchez. That announced manager Jose Mourinho on Monday.

“The players that you have seen (on training, ed.) are available. There is nothing to hide, Alexis is out,” said the Portuguese at a press conference. A reason for the absence of the striker, he is not.

In the Premier League scored the Chileen the winning goal against Newcastle (3-2) on October 6, for the interlandbreak. Saturday against Chelsea (2-2) he came although it was only in the 85th minute on the field.