No starting place for United star Falcao

Deadline-day signing Radamel Falcao has to settle for a place on the bench as Manchester United look to record their first win of the season at home to QPR this afternoon.

Deadline-day signing Radamel Falcao has to settle for a place on the bench as Manchester United look to record their first win of the season at home to QPR this afternoon.

Manager Louis van Gaal has handed Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo their debuts, but fellow new boys Falcao and Luke Shaw are named among the substitutes.

Former United defender Rio Ferdinand starts for QPR while Sandro and Niko Kranjcar make their first appearances since their deadline-day moves to Loftus Road.

Man Utd: De Gea, Evans, Blackett, Rojo, Da Silva, Di Maria, Ander Herrera, Blind, Mata, Rooney, van Persie.

Subs: Shaw, Falcao, Januzaj, Lindegaard, Fletcher, Valencia, Pereira.

QPR: Green, Isla, Ferdinand, Caulker, Hill, Hoilett, Fer, Sandro, Kranjcar, Phillips, Austin.

Subs: Traore, McCarthy, Onuoha, Henry, Vargas, Zamora, Taarabt.

Referee: Phil Dowd (Staffordshire).

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