Manchester United will conflict heads with Real Sociedad at Old Trafford on Thursday evening, hoping to choose up a nice end result on suit day 1 of the UEFA Europa League marketing campaign. The site visitors could be getting into the suit at the again of a 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid, while the Red Devils recorded a exciting three-1 win towards Arsenal.
Manchester United vs Real Sociedad UEL Round 1
Sociedad are making their fourth-consecutive look withinside the institution degree of the competition. They made it to the knockouts ultimate season, wherein they suffered a 5-three mixture defeat towards RB Leipzig.
Casemiro may be passed his first Manchester United begin whilst Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Maguire may also get recollects because the membership start their Europa League marketing campaign tonight.
- Competition: Europa League
- Round: 1
- Stadium: Old Trafford
- Referee: Marco Di Bello
- Group: E
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Man United did now no longer maintain any severe troubles withinside the win over Arsenal, in which Luke Shaw changed into suit sufficient to make the bench, however Anthony Martial and Facundo Pellistri continue to be out along Brandon Williams, who has now no longer made the Europa League squad both manner.
Donny van de Beek and Aaron Wan-Bissaka will want assessing because the out-of-favour duo try and shake off knocks in time for the contest, and rotation may be predicted for the hosts, doubtlessly beginning in aim in which Martin Dubravka will wish to earn his debut.
The duo of Lisandro Martinez and Marcus Rashford might not be risked following their precautionary withdrawals on the weekend, because the likes of Harry Maguire, Cristiano Ronaldo and Casemiro are seeking for to pressure their manner into the XI.
As for the visitors, French centre-returned Robin Le Normand has now no longer made the squad for Thursday`s sport because of a strain fracture in his foot, even as Diego Rico, Mikel Oyarzabal, Martin Merquelanz and Carlos Fernandez are all unavailable as well. Le Normand’s spot withinside the coronary heart of defence have to be stuffed with the aid of using Aritz Elustondo.
Mohamed-Ali Cho and Alexander Sorloth will each be fearing for his or her locations on the tip of the assault following Sadiq’s aim off the bench final time out, even as David Silva is predicted to occupy the variety 10 position upon his go back to Manchester.
Manchester United expected starting lineup: Dubravka; Dalot- Varane- Maguire, Shaw- Casemiro- Fred; Antony, Fernandes, Elanga; Ronaldo
Real Sociedad expected starting lineup: Remiro- Gorosabel, Zubeldia, Elustondo, Munoz; Mendez; Zubimendi, Merino; Silva- Sadiq, Sorloth