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U23s learn PL Cup opponents

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Manchester United have arranged the fixtures for the group stage of the Premier League International Cup tournament for the 2018/19 season.

The Reds will take on Derby County, PSV Eindhoven and Paris Saint-Germain in the first phase of the competition in the winter.

Ricky Sbragia’s side are to face Derby away from home first, with the fixture due to be played on Thursday 20 December.

U23s: Premier League 2 fixtures article

The Premier League have released the Under-23 matches for the 2018/19 season.

After Premier League 2 encounters away to Aston Villa and at home to Fulham, the young Reds will resume their International Cup campaign with back-to-back matches at Leigh Sports Village.

United welcome Dutch side PSV on Thursday 17 January 2019 and French outfit PSG on Friday 26 January.

All matches will kick off at 19:00 GMT and are subject to change.

Last season, Sbragia’s team eased through the group stage with wins over Swansea City, Athletic Club and Celtic before losing 2-0 to Spanish outfit Villarreal in the quarter-finals.

Porto eventually went on to win the competition for the second successive season, beating Arsenal 1-0 in the final at the Emirates Stadium.

Matt Olosunde in action against Villarreal.
Our Under-23s reached the knockout stages of the competition last season.