Manchester United will kick off the Europa League at Old Trafford against Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne. The fixture will be played on Thursday 15th February 2017.
Manchester United are currently favored to win the game due to them being at home and also winning their previous game against Watford 2-0, but Saint-Etienne could pull something out of the bag and beat the Red Devils.
Date and Time: February 16th, 2017 3:00 PM EST
Venue: Allianz Arena, Munich
TV: Fox Sport (US)
Manchester United have had a weird season so far, dominating games but not being able to win. Fortunately, they were able to win their previous game against Watford in the Premier League 2-0 so are filled with confidence heading into this fixture.
According to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, they will be without the likes of Phil Jones due to injury. They will also be miss Captain Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick and Luke Shaw.
Saint-Etienne have not been scoring as many goals as United in Ligue One so they will be hoping to at least get a draw at Old Trafford. Although, Saint-Etienne have had a decent campaign so far in the Europa League as they finished top in the group stages.
Head Coach Christophe Galtier will be putting out his strongest team for this game to try squeeze as much blood out of the Red Devils as possible.