MANCHESTER UNITED are playing Barcelona in a knockout Europa League match TOMORROW – but Lisandro Martinez is unavailable.

The Red Devils finished second in their Europa League group on goal difference to Real Sociedad.

This puts them in a playoff knockout where they were drawn to play against Spanish giants Barcelona.

And Erik Ten Hag will have to navigate his way through the first leg without Martinez.

Why is Lisandro Martinez not playing against Barcelona?

Lisandro Martinez picked up THREE yellow cards in United's six group-stage games.

He received these yellow cards against Omonia and Real Sociedad twice.

UEFA rules state "In the Champions League and Europa League, players will be banned for receiving three yellow cards"

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