An emphatic win in the first leg means the upcoming match, unless they ship in four or more goals, is more or less a formality for the Red Devils.
Roma welcome Manchester United at Stadio Olimpico tonight to attempt an essentially Herculean task of turning the tie on its head.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men humiliated their opponents in the Europa League semi-final first-leg at Old Trafford last week as Bruno Fernandes, Edinson Cavani, Paul Pogba, and Mason Greenwood helped stage an epic 6-2 second-half comeback.
The odds are vey much against the Romans, with a 4-0 win representing the best possible option for them to produce a turnaround.
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Roma slipped up yet again in Serie A last time out as they lost 2-0 to Sampdoria. Only thrice have they won in their last 12 league games, losing 50 percent of the time during that time. Also, they have only one win in their last nine away Serie A outings.
The Giallorossi stage an impressive comeback against Barcelona Champions League in 2018, progressing to the semi-finals on away goals after overturning a 4-1 first-leg defeat, and will be looking to use it as an inspiration for the upcoming match.
Protest from over 200 fans at Old Trafford prompted the cancelation of the Red Devils’ Premier League match against Liverpool on Sunday, which means they have had a full week’s rest after the first leg.
Unbeaten in their previous seven games across all competitions, Man United are in fine form. And Solskjaer will be hoping he finally ends his semi-final curse this time after suffering four successive last-four losses with the club.
The English side are not only favorites to see off Roma but also win the finals, where they will meet either Arsenal or Villarreal.
Roma vs Manchester United Head-to-head
Man United have the head-to-head advantage, having emerged victorious in five of the seven meetings.
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Anthony Martial remains sidelines and so does Phil Jones. Daniel James will also miss the match.
Jordan Veretout and Leonardo Spinazzola’s availability is doubtful. Pau Lopez is definitely out and so are Nicolo Zaniolo, Pedro, Calafiori, and El Sharaawy .