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Manchester United vs. Rayo Vallecano: Time, TV channel, live stream, squads as Cristiano Ronaldo prepares for Old Trafford friendly

Manchester United complete their 2022/23 preseason campaign at home to Spanish side Rayo Vallecano on July 31.

Erik ten Hag’s men have enjoyed an impressive summer under their new boss with wins over Liverpool, Melbourne Victory and Crystal Palace in Thailand and Australia, although they were beaten 1-0 by Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

The visit of Rayo to Old Trafford is United’s final warm-up clash ahead of their campaign kick-off at home to Brighton & Hove Albion on August 7.

Cristiano Ronaldo is back in the United squad, despite the speculation surrounding his future at the club, with the Portugal international having not yet featured in preseason since telling the club he wants to leave.

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When and where is Man United vs. Rayo Vallecano taking place?

United play host to Rayo at Old Trafford in Manchester, UK. It kicks off at 4pm BST on Sunday, July 31.

How to watch Man United vs. Vallecano Ray

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Date Sunday, July 31 Sunday, July 31 Sunday, July 31 Monday, August 1
Time 16:00 BST 11:00 ET 11:00 ET 01:00 AEST
streaming MUTV web/app MUTV web/app MUTV web/app MUTV web/app

The match will be televised and streamed exclusively by Manchester United’s official channel, MUTV.

Subscriptions cost £7.99 ($9.66) a month or £29.99 ($36.24) a year.

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Manchester United vs. Rayo Vallecano lineups

Ten Hag has immediately restored Ronaldo to the starting XI, taking into account the demands of two games in 24 hours, which has forced major lineup changes.

Lisandro Martinez did not feature against Atletico Madrid and makes his debut, alongside young stars including Tahith Chong and James Garner.

Manchester United starting line-up (4-2-3-1): Heaton (GK)—Laird, Varane, Martinez, Telles—Garner, Chong—Eriksen, van de Beek, Garancho—Ronaldo

Manchester United subs (12): Bishop (GK), Kovar (GK), Bailly, Fish, Wellens, Hannibal, Hanson, Iqbal, Savage, Amad, McNeill, Shoretire

Former United star Radamel Falcao starts against his old side with manager Andoni Iraola opting for a strong XI in Manchester.

Rayo Vallecano starting lineup (4-2-3-1): Dimitrievski (GK) — F. Garcia, Suarez, Catena, Balliu — Ciss, A. Garcia — U. Lopez, Trejo, Palazon — Falcao

Rayo Vallecano subs (10): D. Lopez (GK), Maras, Comesana, Nteka, Salvi, Moreno, Pozo, Valentin, Munoz, Mendez

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Man United in Premier League 2022/23: TV channels, live streams

UK USES Canada Australia
TV-channel Sky Sports, BT Sport USA Network, Telemundo, Universe
streaming NOW TV, Sky Go, Amazon Prime fuboTV, Peacock fuboTV OptusSport

UK: Matches are carried across Sky Sports and BT Sport streaming and TV platforms, with select matches on Amazon Prime.

USES: Select matches are televised on USA Network (English) and Telemundo or Universo (Spanish), and all three channels can be streamed on fuboTV. The rest of the matches are streamed on NBC platform Peacock for subscribers.

Canada: Every Premier League game streams live and on demand exclusively via fuboTV.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream matches live and on demand on Optus Sport.

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