Real Betis vs Man United: Europa League Match between Real Betis and Man United on March 16, 11:30 pm in Nepal, and 17:45 UTC everywhere.
Real Betis welcomes Manchester United to the Benito Villamarin Stadium for the second leg of the last-16 on Thursday, knowing that anything less than a miracle will keep them alive in the Europa League.
The Red Devils humiliated Manuel Pellegrini’s team 4-1 in the first leg of the match last week, providing Erik ten Hag’s XI with the ideal retaliation for their humiliation at the hands of Liverpool.
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Real Betis vs Man United Match Preview
At Old Trafford, Ayoze Perez’s well-placed goal on his return to England gave Betis a glimmer of hope, but Pellegrini’s return to Manchester was ultimately a terrible experience for the former Manchester City manager, as his team was defeated by a second-half assault.
Marcus Rashford scored a powerful opening goal after only six minutes, and following Ten Hag’s halftime team talk, Antony, Bruno Fernandes, and Wout Weghorst all contributed to the rout, which put Betis on the verge of being eliminated.
Los Verdiblancos’ loss at the Theatre of Dreams came after draws with Real Madrid and Villarreal in La Liga. Yeremy’s goal in the latter’s 1-1 tie at the weekend dropped them to fifth place in the standings, just three points behind Real Sociedad amid their rivals’ rough spell.
In the current structure of the Europa League, Betis has only won one of their last seven home games and has yet to get past the round of 16, but they would do well to follow in the footsteps of their countrymen Valencia in this situation.
No other team has overcome a three-goal deficit to advance from a knockout tie in Europe’s secondary competition. Valencia did this during the 2013–14 Europa League quarterfinals against Basel, losing 3-0 in the first leg before winning 5-0 in the second.
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Real Betis vs Man united prediction
Real Betis 1-2 Manchester United, in our prediction (Man United win 6-2 on aggregate)
With a three-goal cushion to defend and no reason to go all-in on the night, expect a much more low-key second leg from Manchester United, whose growing injury list may force Ten Hag to avoid taking many risks on Spanish soil.
Real Betis vs Man united Match Time
|Real Betis vs Man united||17:45 UTC||11:30 pm||March 16|