Uefa agrees to move Man Utd kick-off

3 Mar

Wayne Rooney scores as Jordan Henderson looks on

Wayne Rooney (right) scored the winner the last time the two teams met in January

Uefa has agreed to Trafford Council’s request to move the kick-off time of Manchester United’s Europa League last-16 second-leg tie against Liverpool at Old Trafford on Thursday, 17 March.

The game was due to start at 18:00 GMT but the council expressed safety concerns about an early kick-off on St Patrick’s Day and asked for the move.

United also reportedly favoured moving the kick-off.

European football’s governing body has now agreed to a 20:05 GMT kick-off.

The first leg at Anfield is on Thursday, 10 March, at 20:05 GMT.


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