Match Preview: Europa League Round of Sixteen Second Leg Ac Milan v Manchester United

Manchester United face AC Milan at the San Siro later on today in the second leg of the Europa League Round of Sixteen.

 AC Milan has the advantage on away goals when they equalized in the 92nd minute against Manchester United at Old Trafford last Thursday, the game ended 1-1.

Another 1-1 draw would see the game go to extra time, a 0-0 draw would have Milan advance. 2-2, would see United advance on away goals.

Manchester United do not necessarily have to be extremely attack minded, they can still play the way they want and the style they have been playing lately. Even if they go a goal down, one goal levels the tie. 

AC Milan will likely have Zlatan Ibrahimović back in their line up and it comes at a needed time for Rosseneri. They lost to Napoli at the weekend and their rivals around the table are inching closer to them. 

Manchester United have distanced themselves from their top four rivals whereas Milan have let them in. Both teams are second and played the fifth place side at the weekend. 

Manchester United won 1-0 against West Ham, Milan lost 1-0 to Napoli and are only six points behind the Milan side with an extra game. United are in the safer position in the league.

A draw was fair when the sides last met but Manchester United saw two golden opportunities squandered. 

Team News and Press Conference

Manchester United will be without Anthony Martial for sure and more than likely Eric Bailly. Paul Pogba, Edison Cavani and Donny Van De Beek will be late fitness tests. They probably wont feature. 

Check out the Pre-Match Press Conference below:

Manchester United will be restrained with squad rotation due to injuries, Nemanja Matic, Alex Telles and Amad Diallo could all play, as subs or starters.

Maybe even a strategical changes if they play Luke Shaw and Telles on that left side together. Shaw has featured as a LB/CB in the back three for United before.


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