Man United vs Club Brugge Prediction (UEFA Europa League) – February 28, 2020, 04:00 (GMT +8)
Manchester United seek to make amends from their “sloppy’’ game in the first leg as they meet Club Brugge in the second leg of their Europa League round-of-16 tie at Old Trafford. The opening leg ended with a 1-1 draw at Jan Breydelstadion in Belgium. Read on for Man United vs Club Brugge Prediction and betting tips.
Man United vs Club Brugge Match Previews
In the first leg, Emmanuel Dennis sent Club Brugge to the lead in the 15th minute but Anthony Martial converted the equalizer in the 36th leaving the Red Devils confident to get the needed results at Old Trafford to be able to advance to the round-of-16.
United boss Ole Gunnar Solksjaer said they were “a bit sloppy’’ against Club Brugge and added he is hopeful his men can finish the job at home after getting an away goal.
The Red Devils won their latest home match by whipping Watford 3-0 in the Premier League. Two of their other wins in their last five matches in all competitions were away, whilst they have also one draw at home.
Club Brugge’s latest game before going to Old Trafford saw them winning 1-0 at home over Sporting Charleroi in the Belgian First Division A. Philippe Clement’s side had two away games in their last five matches and had one win and one draw.
United reached his year’s round-of-32 after ruling Group L, winning four matches, drawing once and losing once. The Red Devils reached the Champions League semifinals last year but lost to Barcelona 4-0 on aggregate in the quarterfinals. United are at present seventh in the Premier League table.
In the last-32 last season, Club Brugge, who is currently leading in the Belgian First Division A, was stopped by Red Bull Salzburg 5-2 on aggregate. The Belgian side is winless in their last 11 showdowns with English teams.
|Man United||Statistic||Club Brugge|
|1.65||Avg Goals Scored Per Match||1.96|
|0.83||Avg Goals Conceded Per Match||0.94|
Head to Head (last 3 matches)
|Man United||Won||Drawn||Won||Club Brugge|
|Previous Meetings (Last 3)|
|21.02.20||Club Brugge (1-1) Man United|
|27.08.15||Club Brugge (0-4) Man United|
|19.08.15||Man United (3-1) Club Brugge|
Man United vs Club Brugge Prediction
• After their draw 1-1 from the 1st leg, the Red Devils will host Club Brugge at Old Trafford, the away team’s second visit. Club Brugge will find it very hard to win here.
• Manchester United are unbeaten in their last 12 home (W10 D2) matches in Europa League. Coming off a 3-nil victory from their win in the Premier League against Watford, the Red Devils, can feed off from this win and beat Club Brugge to move on to the next round.
• Manchester United has to stop the visiting team’s counter-attack that they have witnessed in the 1st leg. Since they have quality players like De Gea, Maguire, and Co. to defend and stop Club Brugge, it will be Martial, Fernandes, and Ighalo in the offensive end to lead the team.
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