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Real Sociedad visited Getafe and won a close 1-0. That was their 2nd straight win in La Liga and are now in 5th spot, 7 points behind Sevilla in the Champions League spot. They can still do it, but it's going to be hard now as Sevilla are playing really well this season. Things will be a little harder also in their Europa League as they will face Manchester United who are one of the favorites to win this competition.
Manchester United went to West Brom in their last match and drew 1-1. They were really playing well for the last month or so and were at the top of the table for a little while. However, they only had 6 points out of the possible 18 in their last 5 matches, and are now 7 points behind their neighbor Manchester City. The Red Devils are in Europa League due to demotion from Champions League as they finished 3rd in their group stage.
Real Sociedad have lost their Home advantage as both teams will now travel to Turin, Italy due to COVID-19 restrictions. Mikel Oyarzabal were previously ruled out of both legs but has reportedly recovered from injury so that would be a big boost for Sociedad. There have been Under 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Real Sociedad's last 6 Europa League matches, and even though they will be playing against a good Manchester United team, I think there will be limited oppotunities in this match, that's why I'm backing the Unders.
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Real Sociedad tackle Manchester United in the first leg of their Europa League round-of-32 matchup. Predictions and odds for this Real Sociedad versus Manchester United match to be played at Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, are available.

Sociedad advanced after placing second in Group F, whilst United dropped to this tournament after exiting from the Champions League.

Real Sociedad and Manchester United have only faced each other twice previously -- in the 2013-14 CL group stage – with United winning 1-0 at Old Trafford, while it was a goalless stalemate in Spain.

Before taking on United, Sociedad won 1-0 at Getafe to climb to fifth place in the La Liga and are seven points off fourth placers Sevilla.

OYARZABAL OUT?

Striker Mikel Oyarzabal will be in doubtful status for Sociedad after their leading scorer suffered a hamstring problem.

The Spanish side have lost four of their last five knockout matches in major UEFA European competition since winning 2-1 against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the last-16 in the UEFA Cup in 1998-99.

United, the 2017 Europa League winners, were beaten 2-1 on aggregate by Sevilla in the semifinals last year. Sevilla eventually won the trophy.

The Red Devils are winless in their last nine European matches against Spanish opponents (3 draws, 6 losses) since a 1-0 win over Celta de Vigo in the 2016-17 semi-final.

United have lost one of their last 16 Europa League knockout matches, getting defeated in their most recent game against Sevilla in the semi-final last season.

Prior to facing Sociedad, United were held to a 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion to suffer a blow in their fight for the title race this season. United climbed above Leicester in second place, but are now seven points behind leaders Manchester City, who also have a game in hand.

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