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AS Roma vs Manchester United: Prediction and Betting Tips

19:00, May 06 2021
AS Roma vs Manchester United prediction for Thursday’s Europa League Semi-Final second leg match at Stadio Olimpico in Rome. After a disastrous first leg losing 6-2, Roma host Manchester United in what seems to be an unattainable task for the Italians. Follow along for our free prediction and betting tips.

Roma have left themselves with a tough task

It wasn’t supposed to be this scoreline the outcome of the first leg match after Roma went ahead 2-1 in the first half. All they had to do was defend their lead as all Italians are so capable of doing, but on the contrary Paulo Fonseca’s team completely fell apart and let in five second-half goals making it very hard on themselves for the second leg as they need to win 4-0 to qualify for the final.

In 13 matches in the Europa League, Roma have nine wins two draws and two losses. They haven’t lost at the Stadio Olimpico registering four wins and two draws. In the six games played at the Olimpico Roma have scored 15 goals. They beat Cluj 5-0 in the group stage. The Giallorossi would love a similar result on Thursday but Manchester United are a much tougher opponent.

Manchester United on course for a UEL Final

The Red Devils would love a repeat of their triumph in the Europa League in 2017. After a huge first-leg win Solskjaer’s team must not the mistake of thinking of the final. United have to go to the Stadio Olimpico and finish the match with the least casualties possible. Manchester United did a great job in the second half of the first leg match at Old Trafford by scoring five goals.

In seven games in the Europa League this season, United won five and drew two. In the second round of the knockout stages, they eliminated another top Italian team AC Milan by beating the Rossoneri at the San Siro 1-0. Solaskjaer’s team are the top favorites now to win the competition. They are not supposed to face any difficulties in Rome after a commanding lead from the first leg.

Key Stats

  • 62% of Roma’s matches ended in under 3.5 total match goals
  • 71% of Manchester United’s matches ended in under 3.5 total match goals
  • In 75% of Manchester United’s matches they had clean sheets
  • Roma had five clean sheets in the UEL this season

AS Roma vs Manchester United Prediction

Roma are not on good form and are not scoring enough goals in recent matches.They are winless in their last two Europa League games and have lost three of four games in the Serie A.

The Italians are known for their “Grinta” and surely the Giallorossi will give their best in this game.

Manchester United have rested during the weekend after their match against Liverpool was postponed. That will make Saolskjaer’s team well-rested before this game and the Norwegian coach might field a full-strength squad at the Olimpico.

We think there will not be too many goals in the second leg as the bookies predict and with 1.67 being paid for under 3.5 goals we will back it for our primary prediction.

As for our secondary prediction, we are backing double chance home win or draw for it’s great value at 1.85.

AS Roma vs Manchester United Betting Tips

Under 3.5 Total Match Goals 1.67 or 4/6 at William Hill

Double Chance Home Win or Draw 1.85 or 17/20 at William Hill

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