All the teams participating in the 2022/2023 UEFA Europa League competition played their first round of the group stage last week, and we can see some teams at the top of their group standings.
All groups will usher us into their second round of the season this week as they plan on earning another point to advance through the group stage.
Last week’s game shows some UEFA Europa League teams that will likely advance through the group stage while some will not.
Teams With a Secured Top Spot
- Real Betis
- Sporting Braga
- Sheriff Tiraspol
Have already secured the top spot in their various group. Still, it’s just the first game, so we can’t judge for now.
As we all know, each team plays the other twice, home and away, to make it a total of six fixtures per team in the group stage.
Expectations for a Tie
Sheriff Tiraspol will host Manchester United at home, and we would love to see how both teams will handle the tie. One of them won their first game while the other lost; therefore, it will be an exciting game to watch.
Let’s check out the Sheriff Tiraspol vs. Manchester United score prediction as we preview this game and give our odds breakdown.
Sheriff Tiraspol vs. Manchester United Preview
On the 15th of September, we will be presented with the first match in the second round in the group stage of the 2022/20223 UEFA Europa Competition as Sheriff Tiraspol hosts Manchester United at Tiraspol Venue, Sheriff Stadium.
It is located in the capital of the Transnistria breakaway region of Moldova. Both teams are ready for this tie as they want to win and earn a point or three.
After winning their first match, the Sheriff Tiraspol team has already secured the top spot alongside Real Sociedad, while Manchester United holds the 3rd position and Omonia holds 4th.
Both teams are set, as the kickoff time for this game is scheduled by 17:45 BST as part of Europa League, Group E.
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Before we make out Sheriff Tiraspol vs. Manchester United score prediction, it is important to take a look at the betting odds. The battle line has been drawn, as the odds for this match are ready for both teams.
Manchester United Odds Breakdown
The Manchester United odds have given us the tips that they are the favorite to win this match. These teams have not met, so we can not decide who is better from the odds allocated. Looking at their performances in their respective leagues, they are both in their best form.
However, Manchester United has a winning chance of 83% with the -500 odds, given that they have won their previous games by 64%, which is over an average, and we can still bank on in our Soccer picks.
Manchester United must win this match to keep their hope of advancing through the Group stage alive.
Sheriff Tiraspol Odds Breakdown
With the odds given to Sheriff Tiraspol, it will be difficult to see them deliver any Champions League betting.
To see Sheriff Tiraspol leading a group that consists of the likes of Manchester United and Real Sociedad is unusual.
But with the win over Omoni Nicosia, the Maldivian side secured the top spot in the Europa League Group E as they missed out on the Champions League standings. They will have to win their next match again for additional three points.
To try to be on their top level as the Red Devils from Manchester take a trip to their homeland to play their first away win in Europe this season.
Sheriff Tiraspol vs. Manchester United Betting Preview
Getting three points is the main aim for both teams to keep fighting for the qualification to the next stage, which is the round of 16.
They will have to play this match like a final game because every game counts in the group stage. Manchester United would have to do better this time to secure a spot in the top two of their group standings.
Manchester United’s last match in the English Premier League was against the Arsenal team, who is currently sitting at number position in their table.
United won the game in a 3-1 scoreline to secure another point; hopefully, they will do more than that against The Sheriff Tiraspol team.
Sheriff Tiraspol started the Moldova Super Liga with a good performance, in which they have been rated 92% in their form.
They have not lost in their last eight games, having a winning streak of three matches. They are currently sitting number 1 in their league standings.
Team’s Average Goals
This team scored an average goal per match of 1.7, and their average conceded goal was 0.4. They faced the Omonia Nicosia team for their first Europa Group stage game away from home.
During the game, Rasheed Ibrahim Akanbi scored the first goal within two minutes of the kickoff to secure a lead at halftime.
Iyayi Believe Atienwen scored the second goal, and Mohamed Diop scored the third to make it 0-3.
Manchester United started the English Premier League with a bad performance, but after two rounds of their fixtures, they picked up their form back. They have 67% form at the moment, having won four of their six matches played in the league.
Manchester United at the Standings
They are currently sitting number five in their League standings. This team scored an average goal per match of 1.1, and their average conceded goal was 1.1.
It wasn’t enough to deliver them into the Champions League schedule, but they can do well in the Europa League.
They faced the Real Sociedad team at Old Trafford for their first Europa League group game last week. However, they fell to an opening defeat as Brais Mendez’s penalty gave Real Sociedad a 1-0 win.
They will play again this week and hopefully win their second match to earn themselves three points.
Sheriff Tiraspol vs. Manchester United Pick and Prediction
The game will be challenging for the two teams because one is hoping to win their first match of the group stage fixtures.
Manchester’s United Beating the Odds
In contrast, the second team would like to win their second to maintain their winning run. Looking at the Manchester United form, current squad, and odds, they are the favorite to win this match.
However, our Europa League second round will favor the away team as they charge to win their first match.
A win in this game would boost their standings in the Europa League and give them the chance to enter the knockout stages. Below is our final Sheriff Tiraspol vs. Manchester United score prediction.
Final Score Prediction: Sheriff Tiraspol (1) vs. Manchester United (3)
Soccer Pick: Manchester United to win (-445)