Sheriff will host Manchester United in Round 2 of the UEFA Europa League.
The match will start at 4:45 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 15 September 2022. The match venue is Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena, Moldova.
Latest odds on betting sites
Sheriffs have their winning odds placed at 13.00 (+1200 American; 6/5 Fractional). Manchester United, on the other hand, have its winning odds placed at 1.25 (-400; 1/4). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 6.70 (+570; 57/10).
The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Sheriff — 7%, draw — 15%, Manchester United — 78%.
Latest betting odds on Sheriff vs Manchester United (15 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.20 (+120; 12/10)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Sheriff — 2.46 (+146; 73/50)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on — Manchester United (-185; 27/50)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
Match preview and statistics
Sheriff smashed Omonia Nicosia by three goals to nil in their last Europa League game. Ibrahim Rasheed opened the scoreline in the second minute with a right-footed shot from the centre of the box. Iyayi believes Atiemwen doubled their lead in the 55th minute as he converted the penalty with a right-footed shot to the bottom left corner. Mouhamed Diop made it 3-0 in the 76th minute with a right-footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.
The Sheriff had 40% ball possession and completed 233 passes. They created three big chances. The Sheriff had 12 shots with five being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.62 compared to Omonia Nicosia’s expected goal of 0.53. Sheriffs are top of the group with three points. They have scored three goals while conceding zero goals with a difference of +3.
The Sheriff got a 2-0 win over Milsami Orhei in their last league game. They are top of the table with 17 points. They have scored 14 goals while conceding three goals with a difference of +11.
Sheriff team news: All players are fit and available.
Manchester United suffered a 0-1 defeat to Real Sociedad in their last Europa League game. The Red Devils were awarded a penalty in the 58th minute as the ball hit Martinez's hand. Brais Mendez converted the penalty with a nice finish into the bottom right corner.
Manchester United had 55% ball possession. The Red Devils had 15 shots with three being on target. They created one big chance during the game. Manchester United had 0.84 expected goals compared to Real Socided's 1.10 expected goals. The Red Devils are third in the group with zero points.
Manchester United got a 3-1 victory over Arsenal in their last Premier League game. Antony opened the scoreline in the 35th minute with a nice finish into the bottom left corner. Bukayo Saka levelled the scoreline in the 60th minute with a nice finish from close range.
Marcus Rashford made it 2-1 in the 66th minute with a tidy finish into the net. The England international scored his second game of the night in the 75th minute with a nice finish from close range as Manchester United won the game.
Manchester United had 40% ball possession. The Red Devils had 10 shots with six being on target. They created four big chances during the game. Manchester United had 1.55 expected goals compared to Arsenal's 1.32 expected goals.
The Red Devils are fifth in the Premier League table with 12 points. Manchester United have scored eight goals while conceding eight goals in league with a difference of zero.
Manchester United team news: Anthony Martial is out of the game with a hamstring injury. Victor Lindelof is a doubt with a knock. Van de Beek is a doubt with a knock
Sheriff vs Manchester United H2H
This is the first meeting between both sides.
Key players and lineups
Sheriff projected starting lineup:
- Maksym Koval
- Armel Zohouri
- Gaby Kiki
- Stjepan Radeljic
- Patrick Kpozo
- Mouhamed Diop
- Moussa Kyabou
- Cedric Badolo
- Ibrahim Akanbi
- Iyayi Believe Atiemwen
- Abou Ouattara
Ibrahim Akanbi has been a top player for Sheriff this season. He has scored two goals in the league this season. Akanbi scored a goal and provided an assist in their last Europa League game.
Manchester United projected starting lineup:
- David De Gea
- Luke Shaw
- Raphael Varane
- Lisandro Martinez
- Diogo Dalot
- Christian Eriksen
- Scott McTominay
- Bruno Fernandes
- Jadon Sancho
- Marcus Rashford
- Cristiano Ronaldo
Notable subs: Casemiro
Marcus Rashford has been the man in form for Manchester United. He scored two goals in their 3-1 win over Arsenal. The England international has scored three goals in the league, overperforming his expected goals of 2.02. He has created seven chances in the league. Rashford has provided two assists in the league.
Prediction and betting tips
Both teams have not scored a lot of goals in their last few games. Four of the last five Sheriff’s games have ended in under 2.5 goals. Three of the last five Manchester United games have ended in under 2.5 goals. The Red Devils' last game in the Europa League ended in under 2.5 goals.
Marcus Rashford has been amazing for Manchester United this season. The England international scored two goals in their victory against Arsenal. Rashford has scored two goals in the league underperforming his expected goals of 2.02. I predict Marcus Rashford will score.
Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 2.20 (+120 American; 12/10 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Marcus Rashford to score anytime
Odds: 2.50 (+150 American; 3/2 Fractional)