Q: When praying alone with the Imam, where should I stand?
A: You must stand to the right of the Imam. In al-Mubdi’, the author said that it is preferable to stand a little behind (on the right of) the Imam out of respect for the position and for fear that you may move up. Source: Sharh al-Muntaha
This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.