Manchester United vs Astana Predictions

Jon Wilde 17 Sep 2019
  • Manchester United vs Astana predictions for their Europa League match on Thursday

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Manchester United vs Astana Match Info

Date: Thursday September 19 2019
Kick-off time: 8.00pm BST
Venue: Old Trafford
Referee: Francois Letexier (France)

Manchester United vs Astana Head-To-Head Record

No previous matches

Manchester United vs Astana Stats

  • Neither of these clubs has ever played a team from their opponents’ country in a UEFA competition
  • Manchester United are unbeaten in their last nine Europa League home matches
  • Astana have won only one of their latest 10 European away games

Manchester United vs Astana Match Preview

Manchester United set out on the road to what they hope will be a second Europa League triumph in four seasons – which, just as importantly, would secure a return to the continent’s top table.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finds himself in the same position his predecessor Jose Mourinho was three years ago, with the club having missed out on a top-four Premier League finish and therefore qualification for the Champions League.

Mourinho made an ideal job of plotting a way through Europe’s secondary club competition to lift the trophy in Stockholm, and the Norwegian who replaced him as manager last December cannot be too unhappy at a draw that has put the Red Devils in a group with Astana, Partizan Belgrade and AZ Alkmaar.

A couple of the away trips will be difficult, but the quality of opposition is not the strongest and Solskjaer should be able to give his exciting young players plenty of experience, e.g. Mason Greenwood, Tahith Chong, Angel Gomes, James Garner and Axel Tuanzebe.

Astana have never been to England before and although they have contested the group stage of this competition three times in the previous four years, and the Champions League on the other occasion, the size of their task is put into perspective by the fact they failed to beat a team from Andorra earlier this season.

There could be a consolation goal for the club from Kazakhstan, who in fairness drew 2-2 away to Dynamo Kiev on last season’s equivalent match-day, but this ought to be a comfortable victory for what will probably be a much-changed United line-up.

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    Manchester United vs Astana Match Info Date: Thursday September 19 2019 Kick-off time: 8.00pm BST Venue: Old Trafford Referee: Francois Letexier (France) Manchester United vs Astana Head-To-Head Record No previous matches Manchester United vs Astana Stats Neither of these clubs has ever played a team from their opponents’ country in a UEFA competition Manchester United…