Manchester United will play host to Spanish side Celta Vigo for the second leg of their Europa League semi-final clash.
The Red devils come into the game with a 0-1 away win advantage after Marcus Rashford’s free-kick which found the net last week at the Estadio Municipal de Balaidos, Vigo.Manchester United, are yet to concede defeat in their six European games this season.
Celta coach Eduardo Berizzo will be looking forward to causing an upset at the Old Trafford to overturn their 1-0 defeat to book a place at the final.
The odds would appear to be overwhelmingly in Manchester United’s favour as they welcome Celta in their UEFA Europa League decider, but the Spanish side have cause for hope after pulling off some memorable away wins this season.
Manchester United, who are placed 6th on the English Premier League table, loss to Arsenal 2-0 over the weekend.
With about 3 games to end the season, Manchester United hope to make it to the top 4 to ensure a place at next season’s Champions League.
However, Jose Mourinho’s men are not very much disturbed as they still have a chance of making it to next season’s Champions League by winning the Europa League, which is the only major trophy which can not be found in the trophy gallery.
Manchester United, in their last 5 games in all competitions, have snatched 2 wins, 2 ties and a loss. Their biggest win was against Burnley (0-2) in the Premier League. Their biggest loss was to Arsenal (2-0), which happened over the weekend.
According to Jose Mourinho, it was for the sake tonight’s game that he rested some of his key players against Arsenal.
Celta is currently on a losing streak as they have recorded loses in all their last five games in all competitions.
Currently placed 12th on the Spanish LaLiga, they lost (3-0) to Malaga over the weekend.
Recording 5 losses in five games in all competitions, they have conceded 10 goals and have found the net once.
Their heaviest losses were against Athletic Bibao and Malaga as they suffered a 3-0 loss to both teams at home and away respectively.
Date: Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Kick off: 18:45GMT
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Referee: Ovidiu Hategan (Romania)
TV Info: BT Sport 2. Fox Sports 1.
Manchester United (4-3-3): Sergio Romero, Valencia, Bailly, Blind, Darmian; Fellaini, Herrera, Pogba; Lingard, Rashford, Mkhitaryan
Celta Vigo (4-2-3-1): Alvarez, Mallo, Roncaglia, Cabral. Johny; Hernandez, Radoja; Wass, Aspas, Sisto; Guidetti
How to watch
Credit: Jeffrey Nyabor||233livenews.com|Ghana