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Manchester United vs Granada prediction: How will Europa League fixture play out tonight?

Solskjaer are the overwhelming favourites for tonight’s game

Manchester United return to action this evening in the Europa League, just four days after a sensational 3-1 win over Tottenham.

The Red Devils have all but wrapped up second place in the Premier League, so the focus now turns towards European football.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have put themselves in a great position to reach the last four of the Europa League after a good 2-0 win in the away leg seven days ago.

Now they resume the tie at Old Trafford in the hope the job will be completed without any major hiccups.

If they can do the business and come through Granada this evening, Ajax or Roma await in the semi-finals.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of the fixture.

When is it?

The match will kick off at 8pm GMT on Thursday, April 15.

How can I watch it?

The fixture will air live on BT Sport 2. Subscribers can also stream the action live on the broadcaster’s website and app.

What is the team news?

Man Utd will be without the trio of Luke Shaw, Harry Maguire and Scott McTominay as all three of them picked up yellow cards in the first leg which rules them out of tonight’s game.

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Meanwhile, Granada center-back Domingos Duarte will also miss the match through suspension but striker Roberto Soldado was rested at the weekend so is expected to be fully fit heading to Old Trafford.

Predicted line-ups

Man Utd: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Tuanzebe, Telles; Fred, Matic; Greenwood, Rashford, Pogba; Cavani

Granada: Silva; Foulquier, Sanchez, Vallejo, Neva; Herrera, Gonalons; Puertas, Montoro, Machis; Soldado

Odds

Man Utd: 4/9

Draw: 7/2

Granada: 6/1

Prediction

Manchester United will be expected to coast through this one as they set their sights on the semi-finals. Providing they can avoid conceding an early goal, this should be a comfortable night’s work for the Red Devils. 2-0 Man Utd (agg 4-0).

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