Europa League: Manchester United vs St Etienne

Manchester United vs St Etienne Betting Tip and Predictions. In the one of the most interesting matches in the 1/16 finals of the UEFA Europa League, Manchester United host St Etienne at Old Trafford. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Manchester United vs St Etienne.

Manchester United finished the group phase of the UEFA Europa League at the second position, so they will face St Etienne in the knock-out phase of this competition. Home side weren’t too much interested in Europa League, so their manager play in some matches with mixed squad, but now they will be fully motivated to win it. As you know, the winner will qualify in the Champions League directly, while Jose Mourinho‘s men are standing at the 6th position in Premier League. They still have a chance to finish at the Top 4 in their domestic championship, but they now want to eliminated French team and qualify in the next round. Their top scorer, Zlatan Ibrahimović, had played many matches against St Ettiene with big success. He scored 14 goals in 13 games against French team, so he will be fully motivated to continue hitting the net. Home side is a favorite to reach the next phase, so they want to finish the job in the 1st leg.

St Etienne finished the group phase at the top of the table, but they didn’t have enough luck after they get Manchester United at the Europa League draw. They know that will be very hard for them to go through, but St Ettiene have nothing to lose, so they are travel in Manchester to try to make positive result and keep the chance to make something upfront their supporters in the second leg. Visitors are playing very good in the French Ligue 1, where they currently standing at the 5th position and they will try to reach the Top 4 and play again in Europe next season. French squad have very good defence and their primary goal on this game will be to secure their net and try to score from the counter-attacks.

Team News

In home team Pereira is injured, while Jones is doubtful, but he will probably miss this game. On the other side, visitors will be without Soderlund, Tannane and M’Bengue.

Manchester United vs St Etienne Predicted Lineups

Manchester United: De Gea, Smalling, Bailly, Blind, Valencia, Herrera, Fellaini, Pogba, Mkhitaryan, Martial, Ibrahimovic.
St Etienne: Ruffier, Perrin, Theophile-Catherine, Pogba, Malcuit, Veretout, Pajot, Monnet-Paquet, Intima, Saivet, Hamouma.

Manchester United vs St Etienne Prediction

Home side want to win this game and travel without stress in France on the second leg. Their manager has announced that he will use to the strong line-up. Visitors have nothing to lose and they will try to stay unbeaten. I expect interesting match between Manchester United vs St Etienne and believe that home side will finish the job in the first half-time, so 1/1 (HT/FT) is my betting prediction for this game.

Manchester United vs St Etienne Betting Tip: 1/1 @ 1.83 (Bet365)

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