You’ll see the odds are slightly in United’s favor as they are typically backed at about 29/20, while Sevilla is usually priced around 15/8. A draw could be had for 9/4. The odds to win UEL tournament look like this: United +190, and Sevilla +280.
And for what it’s worth, we expect current United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, nicknamed the “baby faced assassin” during his playing days, to really get after it and press forward on Sunday night.
Or at least as much as he can with a very fatigued side. Let’s take a look at what kind of team he might put out there on the weekend, as he continues the quest for his first trophy as manager.
Manchester United vs Sevilla UEL Semifinal FYIs
Kickoff: Sunday Aug 16, 8pm, RheinEnergie Stadion, Cologne, Germany
MUFC Team News: go to this link
TV, Stream: BT Sport, BT Sport Extra
Manchester United Starting XI Prediction vs Sevilla (UEL Semifinal)
Romero; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Williams; Pogba, Matic; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial
Prediction: United 1, Sevilla 0
Lopetegui’s side are on a 19-game unbeaten run in all competitions, which is a club record, but all streaks have to end some time.
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