Manchester United will be looking to edge closer to their second Europa League title win as they play host to side Copenhagen. The quarter-finals for the Europa League schedules for Monday with kickoff at 10 pm.
Copenhagen is making its history written in the competition. The side made a surprising comeback over their Danish opponents Istanbul Basakesehir in the second leg. Proceeding past this point will be the first for the side in this competition.
Manchester United had a grueling restart managing to go on a winning streak in the Premier League. The side finished off the season while edging off opponents Leicester City from a top-four finish.
Manager Ole Gunnar was impressed with the display of his side in the Europa competition. The side edged past LASK on a 5-0 aggregate in the first leg. This made Gunnar rest his first-team players during the second leg of the competition.
The Red Devils need to be wary of the thirst by their opponents who will be looking to mark history on this day. The side will be playing without any pressure on their shoulders with any winning result, proving positive for Solbakken.
Solbakken is having an impressive season in the league to get his side to this point in the competition. The side has only two defeats in their last ten matches since the beginning of the group stages.
Manchester United vs. Copenhagen Head to Head
Both sides will be playing for the first time at this stage of the Europa League. Here is a look at their previous encounters in the league:
Man United 2-1 LASK
Leicester City 0-2 Man United
Man United 1-1 West Ham
Man United 1-3 Chelsea
Copenhagen 3-0Istanbul Basaksehir
Copenhagen 2-1 Nordsjaelland
AaB Aalborg 0-1 Copenhagen
Copenhagen 2-4 AGF
Manchester United Team News
Luke Shaw is recovering from an ankle injury, which leads youngster Brendon Williams to deputize. Nine outfield players look to retain their spot in the first team ahead of the clash. The million-dollar question for Ole Gunnar is whether to go for Sergio Romero or out of form De Gea.
Copenhagen Team News
After an impressive display in the second leg, Solbakken will be looking to maintain the same starting XI ahead of the clash. Varela looks to start at right-back ahead of the trip. Jonas Wind looks to start the attacking threat for the side.
Prediction and Odds
The sheer quality in the United camp is enough to get the side through to the finals. But Copenhage can pull an upset.
Man United Win
Both to Score
Goals Over 2.5