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The 2022/23 UEFA Europa League resumes during the week with the second match day of the group stage. Manchester United will be in action in the earlier timeslot on Thursday as they take on Sheriff Tiraspol at Zimbru Stadium in an attempt to break the ground. the mark after last week’s loss.
Sheriff Tiraspol’s 2022/23 season began in July as they attempted to qualify for the UEFA Champions League. the third round of the Champions League qualification. Sheriff defeated FC Pyunik on penalties to reach the Europa League group stage, where the draw placed them in an overwhelming group of Manchester United, Real Sociedad, and Omonia Nicosia. But Stjepan Tomas’ side started the group stage strongly, beating Omonia 3-0 to top Group E after Real Sociedad’s 1-0 win over Manchester United last week.
The loss to Real Sociedad ended the momentum Manchester United had been building since beating Liverpool last month. The Red Devils were unbeaten in four games before losing to La Real in their first Europa League game. And they will be desperate to advance in Europe and avoid the risk of relegation. into the UEFA Europa Conference League. Team News and TacticsSheriff Tiraspol Stjepan Tomas don’t have many pressing squad issues to hamper his preparations ahead of his charges taking on Manchester United at the Zimbru Stadium.
On Thursday, Sheriff Tiraspol’s coach will be stripped of the services of a first-team player as goalkeeper Dumitru Celeadnic recovers from a COVID-19 infection. Tomas is likely to field Sheriff Tiraspol in a 4-3-3 formation, which he generally prefers, with Maksym Koval taking his place between the sticks. Gaby Kiki and captain Stjepan Radeljic form the heart of Sheriff Tiraspol’s defense, while Armel Zohouri and Patrick Kpozo act as two full-backs.
Moussa Kyabou will be responsible for overseeing Manchester United’s creative output, while Cedric Badolo and Mouhamed Diop will provide defensive support. But Badolo and Diop will also try to break forward from midfield and will be Sheriff Tiraspol’s regulars looking for creativity. Abou Ouattara and Rasheed Akanbi will be the hosts’ two wingers looking to push inside to support the center-forward. And Iyayi Atiemwen will lead Sheriff Tiraspol’s attack against Manchester United, with Steve Ambri and Key Tejan as substitute options on the bench.