What is the form of Manchester United as compared to Astana?
Manchester United comes into Thursday's Europe League opener on the back of a 1:0 victory over Leicester City at Old Trafford. The win was the first for the Red Devil's in four Premier League matches following the 4-0 thrashing of Chelsea in the opening weekend.
In terms of recent performance, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side have not been convincing enough having secured just a win in its last four appearances. That is where the inconsistency ends as the six matches preceding the last four games have resulted in wins for the Old Trafford outfit.
For Astana, the run has been similar. The Kazakhstan outfit has lost just two of its last 10 matches, winning the remaining eight. They come into the clash at Old Trafford with a 2-1 win over Shakhter Karagandy after a Europa League qualification defeat to BATE Borisov.
What is the head to head record of Manchester United vs Astana?
The upcoming Europa League encounter will be the first between Manchester United and Astana.
Team news: Who is injured or suspended for Manchester United be Astana?
The Manchester United squad has been boosted by the potential return of Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial after the trio missed last week's win over Leicester City. However Solskjaer confirmed in Wednesday's press conference that new boy Daniel James will be rested for the encounter.
Currently, Luke Shaw, Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Eric Bailly remain the long-term absentees but Diogo Dalot could also be making a bow at Old Trafford on Thursday after a lengthy lay-off.
Relatively, Astana has no injury concerns. The Kazakhstan club will aim at giving defender Zarko Tomasevic some game time as he faces a lengthy domestic ban.
Predicted lineups for Manchester United vs Astana?
Manchester United predicted starting XI: Romero; Young, Jones, Lindelof, Tuanzebe; Fred, McTominay, Pereira; Mata, Chong, Greenwood
Astana predicted starting XI: Eric; Shomko, Simunovic, Postnikov, Rukavina; Mayewski, Logvinenko; Tomasov, Sigurjonsson, Rotariu; Murtazayev.
Broadcast information for Manchester United vs Astana
Manchester United vs Astana Broadcast Information
Stadium: Old Trafford (Manchester)
France: RMC Sport 2, RMC Sport en direct
Germany: DAZN, TeleClub Sport Live
India: SONY TEN 2 HD, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 2
Malaysia: beIN Sports Connect Malaysia
Netherlands: Fox Sports 4, Fox Sports Go
Nigeria: StarTimes App, Canal+ Sport 2 Afrique, Startimes World Football
Portugal: Sport TV3, Sport TV LIVE
Spain: Movistar+, Movistar Liga de Campeones, Mitele Plus
Turkey: beIN SPORTS MAX 2, Idman TV, Digiturk Play, beIN CONNECT Turkey
United Kingdom: BT Sport 2, BT Sport Live, BT Sport Ultimate
United States: Univision NOW, Galavision, fuboTV, B/R Live