Real Sociedad vs Man United betting tips

Real Sociedad vs Manchester United Betting Tips

Real Sociedad will host Manchester United for the round of 32 in the UEFA Europa League at the Reale Arena in San Sebastian on 18th February 2021 at 23:25 IST. This would be the third meeting between the two sides. Both the teams started off brilliantly in their respective league but are slowly fading away.

Real Sociedad Form & Team News

Real Sociedad are coming into this fixture with two back to back wins over Cadiz and Getafe in La Liga. They are currently in the fifth position of the La Liga points table with 38 points from 23 matches including ten wins. They finished second in the group led by Napoli. Out of the six matches played, they had two wins, three draws and just one loss with nine points. They have just scored five goals and conceded just four goals in the six Europa League matches.

Sociedad have a long list of injuries as Carlos Fernández Luna, Miguel Angel Moya, Jon Pacheco and Luca Sangalli are all out with injuries. In the Europa League, Jon Bautista has scored the most number of goals for Sociedad with two goals. While Mikel Merino is leading team’s the assist list with two assists in the Europa League. Mikel Oyarzabal might return from injury and could start against Manchester United.

Manchester United Form & Team News

Manchester United is one of the teams that came from the Champions League after finishing third in the points table led by PSG and Leipzig. They had won three matches and lost three matches in the six group stage matches. They are currently in the second position of the Premier League with 46 points, just ahead of Leicester City on goal difference. They have 13 wins, seven draws and four losses in the Premier League this season.

Paul Pogba, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones are all out for the round of 32 clash against Real Sociedad due to injuries. Pogba will be missed badly by United as he was the team’s best creator in the Champions League with two assists. Marcus Rashford was the leading the goal scoring list in the Champions League with six goals. Bruno Fernandes is leading the Premier League goal scoring list for Manchester United with 14 goals.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, Manchester United are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 2.16 odds. Real Sociedad are placed at 3.25 and the draw at 3.55 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Two of the heavyweights in Spanish and English football go head to head in the round of 32 clash, which is expected to be a high scoring thriller. This is an even contest, but the current away form is slightly edged towards Manchester United.

Tip 1: Both Teams To Score

Both the teams played against each other back in 2013, which ended in a 0-0 draw and a 0-1 Manchester United win. But that was eight years back and things have changed massively now as both the teams have a different set of players, coaching staff etc. Both the teams scored in four of the last five matches that Real Sociedad played in all competitions. And also, both teams scored in four of the last five home matches that Sociedad has played. Apart from that, both the teams managed to find the back of the net in two of the last three matches that United have played away from home. So, goals are expected from both ends as both the teams are expected to score at least a goal at 1.68 odds available at the Casumo sportsbook.

Tip 2: Draw No Bet Manchester United

Manchester United are still trying to recover from the 2-1 loss to the bottom side Sheffield United, which was the main reason that led to Manchester United dropping from the top of the table. Real Sociedad also have a similar story, but unlike United, they have dropped to the fifth spot in La Liga. Real Sociedad have just won one match in the last five home matches that they have played in all competitions. While Manchester United are unbeaten in the last five away matches including two wins and three draws. Apart from that, Manchester United are unbeaten in the last five matches played in all competitions. So, it is more likely that Manchester United will avoid defeat. Backing Manchester United draw no bet would be a good bet at 1.58 odds available at the Casumo sportsbook.


Manchester United have the team combination that can beat any team, but the strategies are just not sitting right for them. But they could fancy their chances to make it to the next phase of the tournament. Summarizing a couple of bets mentioned above.

  1. Both Teams To Score @ 1.68
  2. Draw No Bet Manchester United @ 1.58

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