Preview: Manchester United vs. AC Milan

March 11, 2021

Two continental giants clash at Old Trafford on Thursday, as Manchester United meet AC Milan in the Europa League, with both sides seeking silverware in Europe as they trail in the wake of local rivals domestically. More accustomed to going head-to-head at the elite level, this heavyweight last-16 tie pits together a pair of once-dominant clubs, now edging closer to former glories under unfashionable but effective management. In their first…

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Preview: Manchester United vs. Real Sociedad

February 25, 2021

Barring a complete catastrophe, Manchester United will aim to ease into the last 16 of the Europa League when they welcome Real Sociedad to Old Trafford for the second leg of their last-32 battle. The Red Devils are 4-0 up from last week’s first leg and are expected to advance to the next round with minimal difficulty, even with a much-changed team.Manchester United finally appear to be heading in the…

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Preview: Arsenal vs. Benfica

February 25, 2021

Arsenal will be aiming to put the missed opportunities of the first leg behind them when they travel to Athens for their ‘home’ tie against Benfica in the last 32 of the Europa League. The two sides played out a 1-1 stalemate in the first leg in Rome, with Bukayo Saka cancelling out Pizzi’s penalty in the second half.Pep Guardiola recently claimed that his former protege Mikel Arteta would turn…

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Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Wolfsberger

February 24, 2021

Tottenham Hotspur face Austrian side Wolfsberger on Wednesday evening with one foot already in the Europa League last 16. Spurs ran out 4-1 winners in last week’s first leg and will now be looking to see through the job in a stress-free manner on home soil.Jose Mourinho has a strong love affair with the Europa League and its UEFA Cup predecessor, and it is a competition he may well be left to rely on to salvage his side’s…

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