Real Sociedad will host Manchester United in Round 6 of the UEFA Europa League.
The match will start at 4:45 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 3 November 2022. The match venue is Reale Arena, Donostia-San Sebastian.
Latest odds on betting sites
Real Sociedad have their winning odds placed at 3.40 (+240; 12/5 Fractional). Manchester United, on the other hand, have its winning odds placed at 2.20 (+120 American; 6/5 Fractional). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 3.60 (+260; 12/5).
The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Real Sociedad — 29%, draw — 27%, Manchester United — 44%.
Latest betting odds on Real Sociedad vs Manchester United (3 November 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.20 (+120; 12/10)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Real Sociedad — 2.46 (+146; 73/50)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on — Manchester United (-185; 27/50)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
Match preview and statistics
Real Sociedad got a 2-0 win over Omonia in their last Europa League game. Robert Navarro opened the scoreline in the 47th minute with a nice header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Brais Mendez doubled their lead in the 60th minute with a left-footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.
Real Sociedad had 63% ball possession and completed 526 passes. They created three big chances. Real Sociedad had 16 shots with four being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.27 compared to Omonia’s expected goal of 0.32.
Real Sociedad are fifth in the La Liga table with 22 points. They have scored 16 goals while conceding 15 goals with a goal difference of +1.
Real Sociedad team news: Umar Sadiq is out with a cruciate ligament injury
Manchester United got a 3-0 victory over Sheriff in their last Europa League game. Diogo Dalot opened the scoreline in the 44th minute with a nice header into the net. Marcus Rashford doubled their lead in the 65th minute with a powerful header into the net. Cristiano Ronaldo made it 3-0 in the 81st minute as he fired the ball into the net.
Manchester United had 75% ball possession. The Red Devils had 24 shots with 10 being on target. They created six big chances during the game. Manchester United had 2.72 expected goals compared to Sheriff's 0.00 expected goals.
The Red Devils are fifth in the Premier League table with 23 points. Manchester United have scored 17 goals while conceding 16 goals in the league with a difference of +1.
Manchester United team news: Anthony Martial is out of the game with a hamstring injury. Victor Lindelof is a doubt with a knock. Van de Beek is a doubt with a knock
Real Sociedad vs Manchester United H2H
Manchester United have won two of the last five games between both sides.
Real Sociedad got a 1-0 win in the first leg
Key players and lineups
Real Sociedad projected starting lineup:
- Alex Remiro
- Aritz Elustondo
- Igor Zubeldia
- Robin Le Normand
- Aihen Munoz
- Mikel Merino
- Martin Zubimendi
- Takefusa Kubo
- David Silva
- Brais Mendez
- Mohamed Ali Cho
Brais Mendez scored a goal in their 2-0 victory over Omonia. He has scored two goals in the competition while providing one assist.
Manchester United projected starting lineup:
- David De Gea
- Luke Shaw
- Raphael Varane
- Lisandro Martinez
- Diogo Dalot
- Christian Eriksen
- Scott McTominay
- Bruno Fernandes
- Jadon Sancho
- Marcus Rashford
- Cristiano Ronaldo
Notable subs: Casemiro
Marcus Rashford scored a goal in their 3-0 win over Sheriff. The England international has scored three goals in the Europa League, overperforming his expected goals of 2.92. He has created seven chances in the league. Rashford has provided one assist in the competition.
Prediction and betting tips
Both sides have scored so many goals in the competition this season. Real Sociedad have scored the most goals in the group with 10 goals while Manchester United have scored nine goals. Manchester United have scored a goal in four of their last four games in all competitions. Real Sociedad have scored a goal in Three of their last five games in all competitions. I predict both teams will score.
Manchester United are the better side in this fixture and have proved that over the last fixtures. The Red Devils have won two of the last four games between both sides. Manchester United are currently in a good run as they defeated Arsenal in their last league game. I predict Manchester United to win.
Betting prediction: Both teams to score
Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; 1/1 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Manchester United to win
Odds: 1.65 (-154 American; 13/20 Fractional)