International Champions Cup: Manchester United vs Borussia Dortmund Preview, Prediction, Match Time, Venue And Team News

International Champions Cup: Manchester United vs Borussia Dortmund
International Champions Cup: Manchester United vs Borussia Dortmund

Match Update – (Dortmund won).

Final Score : Man Utd 1 (Mkhitaryan 59′) – 4 Dortmund (Castro 17′, Aubameyang 36′, Dembele 56′, Castro 86′).

Man Utd Line up – Johnstone, Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Shaw, Blind, Herrera, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Lingard, and Memphis. Subs: Romero, McNair, Rojo, Tuanzebe, Januzaj, Pereira, Young, Keane, Rashford.

Dortmund Line up – Weidenfeller; Passlack, Sokratis, Bender, Schmelzer; Castro, Rode; Ramos, Kagawa, Dembélé and Aubameyang.

International Champions Cup will have an interesting match on the cards as Jose Mourinho led Manchester United will square off with the Bundes Liga Runner ups Borussia Dortmund on Friday.

The match is scheduled on Friday 22nd of July 2016 on 20:00 CST Local time (16:30 IST) in Shanghai China. The match is the very first encounter of the International Champions Cup which will feature all the top teams from the European soil. Manchester United do not come into this match as the overwhelming favorites as they face a tough challenge in the name of Borussia Dortmund and the match can go in either way.

Manchester United vs Dortmund Team News

Manchester United have named a strong Squad with all the first team players for the friendlies except the latest blockbuster signing Zaltan Ibrahimovic and German veteran Schweinsteiger, who both are currently on vacations enjoying their holidays after the Euro 2016 campaign. Manchester United have Luke Shaw finally fit as he showcased his fitness in the last match and apart form that Manchester United pool has some household names like Captain Wayne Rooney, Chris Smalling and José Mourinho can even test them.

Borussia Dortmund also comes into this tournament with all its fire power as Marco Reus has been named fit and the others senior players will also be marking their come back. Aubameyang will also be back as Dortmund will try their way hard to claim a victory.

Manchester United vs Borussia Dortmund | Recent form 

It’s hard to say anything about the form of both the teams as the pre-season has just started. Manchester United have yet played only one match where they emerged victorious against Wigan Comfortably.

Borussia Dortmund have played two matches so far but have not yet looked convincing as in their last match they were handed a defeat and they somehow managed to emerge victorious in their very first match against St. Pauli.

Mkhitaryan to face former Employers

Well this match looks already impressive but all eyes will be on Mkhitaryan as he will have to face his former employers. The Armenian international is the latest singing by the Red Devils and he impressed everyone in the first friendly. Though there are still clouds of doubts whether Jose Mourinho will field him or not but if he does, this will be an epic encounter to watch.

Stay tuned to for live updates on match day!

Rachit Sethi

Rachit Sethi

Rachit Sethi is the Co-Founder and featured Columnist of Playcaper. Sports, Sports and Sports that’s the three things he loves the most. He names his favorite sportsmen as Virat Kohli and Messi.
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