FC Rostov v Manchester United, Europa League 2016/17: How to watch live, TV listings, match time and team news

FC Rostov face Manchester United in the Europa League clash on Thursday.

Ander Herrera
Ander Herrera will be a key player in the midfield against FC Rostov Reuters

Match: FC Rostov v Manchester United

Date: 9 March, Thursday

Time: 2amSGT(Friday)/11:30pm IST/6pm GMT

Venue: Stadion Olimp 2

Competition: Europa League 2016/17

TV Channel: In Singapore, no live coverage of the match between FC Rostov and Manchester United.


FC Rostov defeated Sparta Praha 5-1 on aggregate in the Europa League round of 32 clash, which saw them make it to the last16 of the competition. They made it to the second tier of the European club competition after being demoted from the Champions League.

Ivan Daniliants' side finished third in their group behind, leaders Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich. Rostov managed to beat the German club 3-2 at home during the group stages of the Champions League.

United enter this tie after settling for a 1-1 draw against AFC Bournemouth. Zlatan Ibrahimovic's missed penalty and few incidents during the game were the talking points of the match.

Jose Mourinho will be hoping his side can seal a crucial victory in the away leg and also make sure to keep a clean sheet in the process in order to to have an advantage for the return leg that will be played at Old Trafford a week later.

UK: BT Sport 2

India: Ten 2

Singapore: No live TV coverage

United States: Fox Sports

Team news

FC Rostov

Possible XI: Ospina; Gabriel, Koscielny, Mustafi, Monreal; Elneny, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Iwobi, Ozil, Sanchez; Welbeck.

Manchester United

Possible XI: De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Jones, Rojo; Herrera, Pogba; Mata, Mkhitaryan, Martial; Ibrahimovic.