On December 8 2016 at 18:00 in the regular game of the 6th round of the Europa League at the Chornomorets Stadium in Odesa Zorya Luhansk play against Manchester United.
After a wonderful start of the season Zorya predictable lost concentration and their performance got much worse. The loss in the latest games against Dnipro 2:3 was their 4th game without victories. As a result, after 17 games played in the national championship Zorya gained 31 points and took the third place in the table of the Ukrainian Premier League. As for the Europa League, in this competition Zorya have no chances to make it to the play-offs at all.
Manchester United keep showing unexpectedly bad results in the current season. They have a wonderful squad which is to be ready to compete for the championship. Yet, the results and the Performance of the Red Devils are far from perfection. The draw in the game against Everton in the latest match was the third one in a raw for Manchester United. Consequently, after 14 games played in the national championship Manchester United gained 21 points and took the 6th place in the standings 6 points below the Euro cups zone. In the Europa League the Red Devils also shoved controversial results and may even be knocked-off from the competition.
The teams only met once. In that game in England in the current group stage Manchester United had a lot of troubles with the outsiders of the competition. Zorya looked pretty good in that game and that loss cannot be called a fair one. Zorya don’t really care about the result of the upcoming game. Moreover, they are playing at home and have almost no pressure. As for Manchester United, they are definitely coming to Odesa to win. That is why we think that the match will be very interesting and both teams will score.
Prediction for the match: both teams to score.