Europa League Match Preview: Manchester United vs Club Brugge

It’s advantage Manchester United after their 1-1 draw in Belgium last week. United are unbeaten in their last six matches and warmed up for Thursday’s return leg with a 3-0 victory over Watford.

Club Brugge are unbeaten in their last 14 matches in all competitions. They drew away to Real Madrid and only lost 1-0 at Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League group stage campaign.

Keeping 11 men on the field away from home in the group proved a big problem for Club Brugge, as they had three men sent off over three games.

Team News

Manchester United– Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford and Lee Grant are the only first-team members out at the moment. Everyone else took part in training on Wednesday, suggesting Axel Tuanzebe is close to a return.

Scott McTominay returned from injury after a 13-game absence in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Watford on Sunday. He will hope to start against Club Brugge on Thursday. Various betting options are available on NaijaBet

Brandom Williams, Sergio Romero and Eric Bailly should come into the side from Sunday’s win over Watford.

With the tie still in the balance, Odion Ighalo’s wait for his full United debut may continue on Thursday.

Andreas Pereira and Jesse Lingard will hope to return to the matchday squad here after being dropped completely at the weekend.

Club Brugge– Hans Vanaken and Ruud Vormer both overcame injury to feature in the first leg 1-1 draw with Manchester United. It leaves Kreptin Diatta as the away side’s only injury concern for Thursday.

Vormer is expected to deputise for the suspended Eder Balanta.

Match Facts

Man Utd are undefeated in 17 of their last 18 matches in Europa League.

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As at the time this post Manchester United has 1.46 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while Club Brugge has 7.96 odd to win the match, the odd to draw the match is 4.53.

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