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Sir Alex Ferguson has a number of players missing through injury. Reuters

Manchester United will face FC Basel at Old Trafford in their second Group C encounter in the UEFA Champions League.

The English champions will face Basel devoid of a number of key players including their preferred strike duo of Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez. Rooney missed their weekend trip to Stoke with a hamstring injury while Hernandez lasted only 11 minutes in the game before coming off with a dead leg. The match ended as a 1-1 draw - the first league game of the season in which United dropped points - after Nani's goal was cancelled out by Peter Crouch in the second half.

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