Europa League Match Preview: Manchester United vs Partizan Belgrade

Manchester United return to Old Trafford after a run of three straight away games. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have scored exactly one goal in each of their six home matches since beating Chelsea 4-0 on the opening weekend of the season.

Partizan Belgrade have only won two of their last six matches in all competitions, losing the other four. Those two victories were both 4-0 wins. They have lost back-to-back away matches heading into Thursday’s match in Manchester. A low scoring game is expected here.

Team News

Manchester United-Ole Gunnar Solskjaer isn’t expecting any of his injured players back until after the international break.

Victor Lindelöf has been carrying a back injury in Manchester United’s last two matches and has been ruled out on Thursday to add to Solskjaer’s woes.

As Ashley Young is suspended at the weekend, expect the veteran to start at left-back on Thursday to have Brandon Williams fresh for their home match with Brighton. Bet Now on NaijaBet

Other youngsters like Mason Greenwood and James Garner will hope to get game time against Partizan Belgrade on Thursday.

Partizan Belgrade-Sasa Zdjelar will incur a one-match ban in the Europa League with his next booking in the competition.

Zoran Tosic only made two appearances at Old Trafford during his time at Manchester United and will relish his return to the club.

Former Liverpool midfielder Lazar Markovic is ruled out for the Serbian outfit.

Expect Partizan Belgrade to name a similar XI to the one used in the reverse fixture.

Match Facts

There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Man Utd’s last 11 Europa League games.


Man Utd are undefeated in their last 14 matches in UEFA Europa League.


Man Utd have kept a clean sheet in their last 4 matches (UEFA Europa League).

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As at the time this post Manchester United has 1.41 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while Partizan Belgrade has 9.56 odd to win the match, the odd to draw the match is 4.58.

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