Real Sociedad vs Manchester United: Europa League Live Stream, Form Guide, Head to Head, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

Real Sociedad are at the summit with 15 points from five games, while Manchester United are second with 12 points from the same amount of matches.

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By Karthik Raman | Nov 3, 2022 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us


Manchester United will be keen to get the top spot in Group E of the Europa League when they travel to Real Sociedad on Thursday. However, Erik ten Hag will be fully aware of the difficult task awaiting them in Spain. Both sides have booked their tickets to the knockout rounds of the competition, hence the contest on Thursday night is all about determining the group winner. Finishing top in a group will always provide a significant advantage in the first knockout round of the competition.

Real Sociedad vs Manchester UnitedKey Details
Date3rd November, 2022
VenueEstadio Anoeta
Kickoff time India11:15 pm
Kickoff time Spain6:45 pm
Kickoff time United Kingdom5:45 pm

At this moment, Real Sociedad are at the summit with 15 points from five games, while Manchester United are second with 12 points from the same amount of matches. United’s only defeat came against Sociedad on Matchday 1 at Old Trafford. Since the narrow 1-0 loss, the Red Devils have won four on the bounce. Besides, in domestic football, Man United seemed to have picked up the pace and are starting to be a real threat. Hence, they will be eager to maintain that momentum and get revenge on the Spanish side.

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Possible Lineups

Both sides are set to miss a lot of players through injuries. The situation with Real Sociedad is worrisome, with the team set to be without a host of first-team players, while they also have several injury doubts. Umar Sadiq, David Silva, Mikel Oyarzabal, Mohamed-Ali Cho and Ander Martin will miss the match on Thursday. Besides, the situation surrounding Takefusa Kubo is also a big concern for them. Furthermore, they have a few more injury doubts in the form of Aihen Munoz, Alex Sola and Ander Barrenetxea.

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Meanwhile, Manchester United also have their own problems when it comes to injuries. The biggest name to miss for them is Raphael Varane, who will likely not return till the end of the World Cup. Besides, they will also miss Jadon Sancho, Antony, Anthony Martial, Axel Tuanzebe and Brandon Williams. However, ten Hag has received positive news with the return of Victor Lindelof and Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Due to the missing players in attack, Cristiano Ronaldo could continue to lead the line again.

Real Sociedad possible line-up: Remiro, Gorosabel, Zubeldia, Pacheco, Rico, Merino, Guevara, Zubimendi, Mendez, Fernandez, Sorloth

Manchester United possible line-up: De Gea, Dalot, Maguire, Martinez, Shaw, Casemiro, Eriksen, Fernandes, Garnacho, Rashford, Ronaldo

Form Guide

Real Sociedad

Betis0-2 (L)
Omonia0-2 (W)
Valladolid1-0 (L)
Mallorca1-0 (W)
Celta Vigo1-2 (W)

Manchester United

West Ham United1-0 (W)
Sheriff Tiraspol3-0 (W)
Tottenham2-0 (W)
Newcastle United0-0

Head to Head

Manchester United lose to Real Sociedad0-1
Manchester United draw Real Sociedad0-0
Real Sociedad lose to Manchester United0-4
Real Sociedad draw Manchester United0-0
Manchester United beat Real Sociedad1-0

Real Sociedad vs Manchester United Live Schedule and Fixture

The UEFA Europa League match between Real Sociedad and Manchester United will take place at Estadio Anoeta on Thursday at 11:15 pm IST.

Where to watch Real Sociedad vs Manchester United?

For football fans in India, live coverage of the UEFA Europa League matches will be available on the Sony Sports network. Besides, fans can also live stream the matches via Jio TV. Meanwhile, those in Spain can catch the live action between Real Sociedad and Manchester United on Cytavision on Movistar Liga de Campeones, Movistar+; and BT Sport App, Talksport 2 Radio UK, BT Sport 1, in the United Kingdom.



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