• Champions League

Rooney starts in crucial quarter-final

ESPN staff
April 9, 2014
Wayne Rooney missed the weekend rout of Newcastle but returned to training on Monday © Getty Images

Wayne Rooney has recovered from a foot injury and starts for Manchester United in their crucial Champions League quarter-final second leg at the Allianz Arena.

David Moyes has made four changes to the side that started the first leg, with Rio Ferdinand, Alex Buttner and Ryan Giggs dropping to the bench, while Marouane Fellaini is out of the squad altogether with injury.

Chris Smalling, Patrice Evra, Darren Fletcher and Shinji Kagawa come in.

Bayern Munich starting XI: Neuer, Dante, Boateng, Alaba, Lahm, Kroos, Götze, Müller, Ribéry, Robben, Mandzukić Substitutes: Raeder, van Buyten, Rafinha, Pizarro, Weiser, Hojbjerg, Weihrauch

Manchester United starting XI: De Gea; Jones, Smalling, Vidic, Evra; Fletcher, Carrick; Valencia, Rooney, Kagawa; Welbeck Substitutes: Lindegaard, Büttner, Ferdinand, Giggs, Januzaj, Young, Hernandez

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