18 Dec 2008

Ferguson picks experienced lineup

12:32 pm on 18 December 2008

Sir Alex Ferguson has opted for experience for Manchester United's Club World Cup semi-final against Japan's Gamba Osaka in Yokohama tonight.

The United manager says Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Phil Neville will all start the game.

The European champions will be without striker Dimitar Berbatov, however, the Bulgarian having been confined to bed with a flu bug.

The winner of tonight's match will play Libertadores Cup winners LDU of Ecuador in Sunday's final in Yokohama.