Celta Vigo vs. Manchester United: Europa League Semi-Final Second Leg – Match Preview

Manchester United travel to Spain to face Celta Vigo in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final.

Celta Vigo were easily beaten on the weekend by Athletic Bilbao, however they fielded a heavily weakened side.

They eliminated the Belgian outfit Genk in the previous round, qualifying 4-3 on aggregate.

Manchester United needed extra-time to overcome Anderlecht, with Marcus Rashford scoring the winner.

They were again held at Old Trafford on the weekend, drawing 1-1 with relegation threatened Swansea City.

Enhanced match odds

Manchester United to beat Celta Vigo: 6/1 with 888 Sport*

Manchester United to beat Celta Vigo: 8/1 with Paddy Power*

Europa League form: Celta Vigo W4 D1 L0; Manchester United W2 D3 L0
Europa League top scorers
Celta Vigo – Iago Aspas 5 goals
Manchester United – Henrik Mkhitaryan & Zlatan Ibrahimovic 5 goals each

Team news
The former Manchester United striker Giuseppe Rossi misses out for the hosts.

United will face a former Liverpool and Manchester City pair in Iago Aspas and John Guidetti though.

Manchester United’s back four has been decimated by injuries of late, but have been given a real boost ahead of the fixture.

Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones are all reportedly in contention, despite recent issues.

Expected starting XI’s
Celta Vigo (4-2-3-1): Alvarez; Mallo, Fontas, Cabral, Jonny; Hernandez, Radoja; Aspas, Wass, Sisto; Guidetti
Manchester United (4-3-3): De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Darmian; Fellaini, Herrera, Pogba; Mkhitaryan, Rashford, Martial

Predictions

Result: Celta Vigo (19/10 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 2-1 (10/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Iago Aspas (5/2 with Betfred)

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