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Real Sociedad vs Manchester United: Pre-match analysis and betting tips

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Ronaldo.com previews the Europa League round 6 match between Real Sociedad and Manchester United who meet up this coming Thursday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest team stats, match history and the best betting tips.

The Europa League game at Reale Seguros Stadium this Thursday will see visitors Manchester United facing home side Real Sociedad. Both sides will be eager to get three points in their pursuit of a first-place finish in Group E, but with the advantage of playing on home soil, Real Sociedad will look to down Manchester United just as they did at Old Trafford in September.

Position in the Europa League standings: Real Sociedad vs Manchester United

The current standings in Group E show us how Real Sociedad and Manchester United have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 6 clash on Thursday.

Current form and previous Europa League encounter between Real Sociedad and Manchester United

Real Sociedad are in bad form

Real Sociedad have lost two of their last three matches, as they went down 1-0 in a meeting with Real Valladolid. They replied by beating Omonia Nicosia 0-2, before losing again, this time 2-0 against Real Betis.

Manchester United in a nice flow

Manchester United look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. In their last three matches, Manchester United drew 1-1 with Chelsea, beat FC Sheriff by 3-0 and beat West Ham by 1-0.

Latest encounters between Real Sociedad and Manchester United

The last time the pair played each other, Real Sociedad came away as 1-0 winners in the Europa League, back in September 2022. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Manchester United will get you odds 2.20, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 45% chance of beating Real Sociedad. You can get a price of 3.40, should you wish to add Real Sociedad to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Real Sociedad vs Manchester United Stats

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Real Sociedad and Manchester United. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Real Sociedad have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Real Sociedad have won 9 of the last 10 matches
  • Real Sociedad have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Real Sociedad have won the last 5 home matches in a row
  • Real Sociedad have scored in 11 of the last 12 home matches
  • Manchester United have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In the last 4 away matches in a row Manchester United played, both teams scored
  • Manchester United have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Manchester United have scored in 9 of the last 10 away matches
  • Manchester United have not lost 8 of the last 10 away matches

Top goalscorer

Robert Navarro has been hitting the target on a regular basis in recent matches. Real Sociedad will no doubt look to him for more goals in their next match against Manchester United. The visitors are surely hoping either Marcus Rashford or Cristiano Ronaldo can spring a goal for this one, as the forwards have scored two goals apiece recently.

Best tips for the match: Real Sociedad vs Manchester United

To summarise, the upcoming match between Real Sociedad and Manchester United appears to be a good chance to place some bets. Therefore, we have come up with the recommended betting suggestion for this game. However, we also present some lower and higher-risk alternatives.

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