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

Manchester United completed 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 4 pm BST on Sunday, July 31.

How to watch Man United vs. Rayo Vallecano

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my 16:00 BST 11:00 a.m. ET 11:00 a.m. ET 01:00 AEST
TV channel MUTV MUTV MUTV MUTV
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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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Man United vs. Rayo Vallecano lineups

Ten Hag will make a late call on whether to include Ronaldo in his starting XI, but the demands of two games within 24 hours could force a reshuffle, with changes expected.

With most of the senior players having faced Atletico in Oslo on Saturday, Ten Hag is expected to field a very different lineup. Lisandro Martinez could be handed a start, while youngsters included Zidane Iqbal are likely to feature.

Manchester United projected starting lineup (4-2-3-1): Heaton (GK) — Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Martinez, Williams — Savage, Iqbal — Chong, Mejbri, Diallo — Ronaldo

Rayo boss Andoni Iraola has a fully fit squad to pick from ahead of their trip to Manchester with former United duo baby and Radamel Falcao both expected to start.

Rayo Vallecano projected starting lineup (4-2-3-1): Zidane (GK) — Garcia, Saveljich, Catena, Balliu — Suarez, Comesana — Bebe, Trejo, Palazon — Falcao

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

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TV channel Sky Sports, BT Sport USA Network, Telemundo, Universo
live NOW TV, Sky Go, Amazon Prime fuboTV, Peacock fuboTV Optus Sports

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

USA: 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 the 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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