Manchester United vs. FC Sevilla / Champions League – First match between the two teams had brought advantage to neither of them, despite that Sevilla dominated the pitch but thanks to de Gea the United remained unscratched. In the end the result read 0-0 and it suits better Manchester United as the 2nd leg is going to be played in England, but Sevilla shouldn’t be written off in advance. After the draw the United played well in the English Premiership where it won three matches, where two of them were derbies. Sevilla wasn’t that successful and out of four league matches it lost two played at home. Begins: 13.03.2018 – 20:45 CET
Manchester United didn’t play well the first match with Sevilla and it can should be more than satisfied with the goalless draw in which the hero of the match was their goalkeeper de Geal. After Sevilla the United played well three next league matches and it won all three of them, although by minimal goal difference. The United played two great derbies at home and it won both of them by the same result 2-1. They firstly won Chelsea and then last weekend Liverpool, while in between the two matches they won Crystal Palace away 3-2.
In that match the United definitely had plenty of luck as it was trailing behind for goals but nevertheless it managed to turn the result up-side down after scoring the third goal in the injury time. Manchester United also turned the result up-side down in match with Chelsea, while against Liverpool it had a lead of 2-0 but in the end it feared for its victory. Hero of the match was Rashford who scored two goals. He played from the first minute and had maximally used the given time, so he will be the starter now.
Probable lineups Manchester United: de Gea – A. Valencia, Bailly, Smalling, Young – Matic, Pogba – Mata, A. Sanchez, Rashford – R. Lukaku
Sevilla failed in the 1st leg played at home to create advantage over its big rival and now all their fans have something to be sorry about as their team missed a fair number of chances. Immediately after the 1st leg match they suffered a true debacle at home where they lost to Atletico Madrid by 5-2. Manager Montella had totally surprisingly sent on the pitch exactly the same team that faced Manchester United. He did make several changes for matches with Malaga and Athletic Bilbao and Sevilla won both of them, however, on Saturday new bad day and defeat at home by Valenica.
It was very important match for Sevilla given that Valenica occupies the fourth place, which is the last one that leads to the Champions League. Sevilla didn’t play well and lost 2-0, meaning it probably dropped from the race for the Champions League. Regarding the team, Nolito in the midfield was the only refreshment in the whole team, while now Correa should be a starter. Layun cannot play and instead of him Kyaer will play in defence.
Probable lineups FC Sevilla: S. Rico – Mercado, Kjaer, Lenglet, Escudero – N'Zonzi, Banega – Correa, Vazquez, Sarabia – Muriel
Manchester United – FC Sevilla PICK
In the 1st leg Sevilla as the better tam but now Manchester United plays at home and it seems that is in much better shape than the Andalusians, who struggle in La Liga, which is why we forecast victory of the home team.
Pick: Manchester United wins
Odds: 1.61 at William Hill (down to 1.56 can be played)