The Betis, to the assault of Old Trafford

Real Betis visits Old Trafford this Thursday, one of the temples of world football, with the intention of standing up to one of the fittest teams in European football, a Manchester United that has won 16 and drawn 3 of its last 21 games so far this year, but last Sunday against Liverpool conceded a surprising and painful 7-0 win, the biggest in its history in the Premier League.

The ‘red devils’ of United therefore arrive wanting revenge and to congratulate their hurt fans, against a Real Betis that aspires for the first time in its history to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Europa League, the old Cup of UEFA, since they only entered this round twice in the extinct European Cup Winners’ Cup, which is their maximum run in European competitions at the moment.

The cold and snow greeted the Bética expedition this Wednesday in Manchester after a delay of more than an hour on the flight that took them from Seville to the English capital. Many of the more than three thousand five hundred Betic fans who will meet this Thursday at Old Trafford have suffered various incidents in air links due to the snow and the air traffic controllers’ strike in France, which has delayed some flights for 12 hours and canceled some.

Real Betis faces the appointment against United with full morale after going through one of their best moments of the season, since in the League they have chained three victories and a draw of great merit last Sunday against Real Madrid, current champion of the Champions League. , the League and the Club World Cup, which recently took a walk through Anfield against Liverpool (2-5), the protagonist this Sunday of the humiliating defeat of the Red Devils, who are scared by their great potential.

probable lineups

Man United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Lisandro Martínez, Malacia; Casemiro, McTominay; Sancho, Bruno Fernandes, Garnacho; Rashford.

Real Betis: Rui Silva; Sabaly, Luiz Felipe, Edgar, Abner; Carvalho, Guido Rodriguez; Luiz Henrique, Joaquin, Juanmi; Willian Jose.

Referee: Daniel Siebert (German)

Setting: Old Trafford.

9:00 p.m. (Movistar Champions League)

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