Wolfsburg vs Manchester United preview: What time does it start, what channel is it on and where can I watch it?

A look ahead to the Champions League fixture at the Volkswagen Arena

Mark Hayler
Tuesday 08 December 2015 14:37
Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during Manchester United training
Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during Manchester United training

It’s a big game for…

Bastian Schweinsteiger: In the absence of Wayne Rooney, Louis van Gaal will hope Schweinsteiger’s experience and leadership can steer his side to victory. This will be the Germany captain’s first game for United on home soil and he will be hoping to produce a good performance against his former Bundesliga adversories.

Best stat…

29: Before their last gasp defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Saturday Wolfsburg had gone 29 league games undefeated at home.

Remember when…

The last time United visited Wolfsburg, Michael Owen scored a hat-trick in a 3-1 victory.

Player to watch…

Bas Dost: The Dutch frontman has more league goals this season (7) than Anthony Martial and Rooney combined (5). Dost will be the biggest threat to United’s Champions League survival.

Past three meetings…

Manchester United 2 (Mata, Smalling) Wolfsburg 1 (Caligiuri), Champions League, September 2015

Wolfsburg 1 (Dzeko) Manchester United 3 (Owen 3), Champions League, December 2009

Manchester United 2 (Giggs, Carrick) Wolfsburg 1 (Dzeko), Champions League, September 2009

Form guide…

Wolfsburg: LLWWDL

Manchester United: WWWDDD

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