Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg

Manchester United 0:0 Real Sociedad

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    Judas

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    Yeah if Williams can't get a start in a game like this I feel bad for him, its just a waste really, he needs to play more.
     

    DannyCAFC

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    If Fernandes can't get a rest tonight when this tie is done and dusted, he won't be rested the entire season. Going to burn out again.
     

    Tom Cato

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    What an idiotic lineup. Incredible really
    Know what'd be idiotic? Play a team with no experience, get 2 early goals against, and then suddenly this is a match again.

    I much prefer putting the game away or keep the 4-0 until 60 minutes, then swap out players.

    Caf. Sometimes you just plain suck.
     

    big rons sovereign

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    Lindelof and Bailly should be fun :nervous: :lol:
     

    LuisNaniencia

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    Know what'd be idiotic? Play a team with no experience, get 2 early goals against, and then suddenly this is a match again.

    I much prefer putting the game away or keep the 4-0 until 60 minutes, then swap out players.

    Caf. Sometimes you just plain suck.
    Well said mate. They've got nothing to lose and of they nicked a couple it'd be shit the bed time.
     

    Zlatan 7

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    That's 3, you know we field 11 right?

    Incredible how people have to make stuff up and then moan at others
    Ok I should have specifically said 3 in my original post. Still ridiculous imo.

    I do know we play with eleven, yes.
     

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    That makes sense, to be fair I didn't realize that Mata was out injured and I had forgotten about Van Be Beek being out. I with @Bulldog United in that I would have basically player practically anyone there even if it meant being a bit experimental. Is Shoretire not capable of playing in that sort of position for example?
    You couldn't start Shortire in a game like this. Ole wouldn't do that to the lad.

    Yes we're 4 nil up but these are 5th in La Liga. They're no mugs. The team is stronger than I'd like but we're better off putting it to bed and then bringing on the young lads if we get another goal or two.
     

    charlenefan

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    Mata came on against Newcastle didn't he? Wonder why he's not involved again tonight?
     

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    I know they have a game on Saturday and the u23s squad is wearing thin, but are there really no midfield options we could have on the bench along with Galbraith? Couldn't Puigmal be on the bench? I mean we have 5 defenders and 3 goalkeepers on the bench! Would have been nice to see a few more youngsters there.

    Great to see Bruno leading us out tonight. Our captain :drool:
     

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    That would be... :houllier:

    Some Molde-fans are asking on Twitter if this is the biggest norwegian sporting achievement ever :lol:
    They obviously need a history lesson or two.
    Well, if they beat us in the round of 32 in the Europa League it would...

    ...still not be remotely close to the biggest Norwegian sporting achievement. Not even top 50.
     

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    Know what'd be idiotic? Play a team with no experience, get 2 early goals against, and then suddenly this is a match again.

    I much prefer putting the game away or keep the 4-0 until 60 minutes, then swap out players.

    Caf. Sometimes you just plain suck.
    Exactly. If Utd have a clean sheet by half-time I'm sure we'll see some early changes. There's 5 changes in the EL and CL right?
     

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    I know they have a game on Saturday and the u23s squad is wearing thin, but are there really no midfield options we could have on the bench along with Galbraith? Couldn't Puigmal be on the bench? I mean we have 5 defenders and 3 goalkeepers on the bench! Would have been nice to see a few more youngsters there.

    Great to see Bruno leading us out tonight. Our captain :drool:
    Probably don't want youngsters to break out of the reserves-bubble just to sit on the bench.
     

    limerickcitykid

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    I know they have a game on Saturday and the u23s squad is wearing thin, but are there really no midfield options we could have on the bench along with Galbraith? Couldn't Puigmal be on the bench? I mean we have 5 defenders and 3 goalkeepers on the bench! Would have been nice to see a few more youngsters there.

    Great to see Bruno leading us out tonight. Our captain :drool:
    Puigmal is injured.

    Thwre is no benefit to be had and health risks to be wary of with mixing bubbles anyway.
     

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    I know they have a game on Saturday and the u23s squad is wearing thin, but are there really no midfield options we could have on the bench other than Galbraith? Couldn't Puigmal be on the bench? I mean we have 5 defenders and 3 goalkeepers on the bench! Would have been nice to see a few more youngsters there.

    Great to see Bruno leading us out tonight. Our captain :drool:
    They have Covid protocols to adhere to and there are youth players training with first team players who are in that bubble, who are in the squad tonight. United have 5 first team players out tonight.
     

    Tom Cato

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    Here is Bruno's reaction the last time Ole made him Captain, to him completely unexpected. Look how absolutely proud he is. Harry is resting, Bruno wants to play.

     

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    Maguire rested because he'd be suspended for the next round if he picked up a yellow card tonight. I'm no longer shocked he's not starting.
     

    JakeC

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    Martial hat-trick calling it.
     
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Post-match discussion

Player Ratings

5.9 Total Average Rating

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Lowest Rated Player

Compiled from 149 ratings.

Score Predictions

128,22,39
  • Man Utd win
  • Real Sociedad win
  • Draw

Detailed Results

  • 28% Man Utd 2:1 Real Sociedad
  • 17% Man Utd 2:0 Real Sociedad
  • 13% Man Utd 1:1 Real Sociedad
  • 7% Man Utd 3:0 Real Sociedad
  • 7% Man Utd 3:1 Real Sociedad
  • 7% Man Utd 1:2 Real Sociedad
  • 5% Man Utd 2:2 Real Sociedad
  • 3% Man Utd 1:0 Real Sociedad
  • 2% Man Utd 0:0 Real Sociedad
  • 2% Man Utd 4:0 Real Sociedad
  • 2% Man Utd 4:1 Real Sociedad
  • 2% Man Utd 1:3 Real Sociedad
  • 2% Man Utd 0:2 Real Sociedad
  • 1% Man Utd 0:5 Real Sociedad
  • 1% Man Utd 3:3 Real Sociedad
  • 1% Man Utd 4:3 Real Sociedad
  • 1% Man Utd 5:0 Real Sociedad
  • 1% Man Utd 3:2 Real Sociedad
Compiled from 189 predictions.
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Match Stats

  1. Man Utd
  2. Real Sociedad
Possession
57% 43%
Shots
11 9
Shots on Target
4 1
Corners
4 7
Fouls
12 13

Referee

Lawrence Visser