Match Today: Manchester United vs Sheriff Tiraspol 15-09-2022 UEFA Europa League
Sheriff of Tiraspol host Manchester United in Chisinau due to UEFA sanctions, and the team is hoping for another miracle after last year's Champions League fairytale season.
The Moldovan team achieved another easy league win before this confrontation, by beating Milesami 2-0 at home.
It already looks like they will be running unchallenged on the domestic holiday this year as well, already six points ahead of second-placed Balti, and having conceded just three goals in six matches.
They also got off to a great start in the Europa League, defeating Omonia Nicosia 3-0 and were talking aggressively about a ticket to the next stage. The Red Devils suddenly put an end to their four-game winning streak
Manchester United vs Sheriff Tiraspol
Eye Etimoine has regained his form in the hosts' recent matches, with the Nigerian scoring in his last two matches with Sheriff's team. Nigerian striker Allanby has been in brilliance as well, netting in three consecutive matches, and both men will be crucial if Moldova's counterattack succeeds.
The secret to Tin Hag's revival of Manchester United lies in some crucial changes at the back. Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane won all four matches they started together, only scoring two goals in that round.
New player Anthony scored on his debut against Arsenal, and he would certainly be a prolific threat here too if selected.
Sheriff Tiraspol vs Manchester United
Seven of Sharif's last eight games have failed to see both teams score, three of his last four home games have failed to see both teams score.
Four of Manchester United's last six games have seen at least one clean sheet. Three of Manchester United's last five away matches in the Europa League have not seen both teams score.
With Sharif playing away from his normal ground, Manchester United are of high quality and are a fairly big candidate for their first Europa League win of the season.
With away odds of winning not being particularly lucrative, the focus is on both teams to score and lose their first Europa League game 1-0 at home to Sociedad.
While Man United may have been right with the VAR deciding their way to the game's only goal, they were poor all around, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring an extraordinarily poor display due to his impeccably high standards. Defensively, the team was really solid.