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Champions League - Man Utd vs. Bayer Leverkusen kick-off time

David Moyes (R) and Rio Ferdinand (credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Man Utd vs. Bayer Leverkusen takes place tonight in the Champions League.

The game, which takes place at Old Trafford, is scheduled to kick off at 19:45 BST and airs live in the United Kingdom on ITV 1/ITV 1 HD.

United boss David Moyes has revealed his excitement towards leading the club into the Champions League - his first involvement in the competition since 2005.

The Red Devils have been drawn in Group A alongside Shakhtar Donetsk, Real Sociedad and Leverkusen, and former Everton boss Moyes acknowledges it’s going to be tough to progress to the knockout stages of the competition.

"I've been excited about it ever since I've joined Manchester United," he told reporters on Monday.

"Every game has offered a new challenge and a tough one as well. I've been there before with Everton - we didn't quite make the group stages but this is different. This is a club that's used to getting to the latter stages.

"I think all groups are tough. You used to be able to always pick out the group winners but in the last few years that has become more difficult. It is more unpredictable than it was. We've got a leading team from Germany, one from Spain and we go to Donetsk to play Shakhtar. It's a tough group.

"I think it's become a competition that everybody wants to do well in. Maybe some teams can afford to rest players in their leagues and use them in the Champions League but that's hard in the Premier League. It's a competition the players here at Manchester United are used to and experienced in."

Moyes, who took charge at Old Trafford during the summer, was keen to stress that he isn't the only new manager involved in this season's Champions League, with Leverkusen coach Sami Hypia taking sole charge for a European match for the first time.

"You know Sami Hypia's new as well? It's not just me!" he added.

"I've been around a long time and always wanted to get to the Champions League. I did what I could at Everton to make that happen. Now I'm at United I'm going to do everything I possibly can to win it."

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