Man United vs Real Sociedad LIVE! Europa League match stream, latest team news, lineups, TV, prediction today

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Erik ten Hag takes charge of Manchester United in a European match for the first time as they host Real Sociedad tonight in their opening Europa League group-stage match. After beating Premier League table-toppers Arsenal last time out to make it four wins on the bounce, confidence is high at United after an impressive turnaround.

The club reached the final of the Europa League in 2021, losing on penalties to Villarreal, and made the semi-finals the year before when they were then beaten by eventual winners Sevilla. Ten Hag will see the competition as potentially United’s best chance of silverware this season, and with it a return to the Champions League.

Harry Maguire, Cristiano Ronaldo and Casemiro are all pushing for starts, against a Real Sociedad side who sit seventh in La Liga after a reasonable start to the season. Follow all the action with Standard Sport’s LIVE blog below!

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Early team news

United have confirmed their 25-man squad for the competition, with Phil Jones and Brandon Williams the notable exclusions.

Casemiro and Cristiano Ronaldo will likely start, alongside Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire. Anthony Martial, however, is still injured and the likes of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Donny van de Beek are doubts.

Sociedad, meanwhile, have suffered a blow with French defender Robin Le Normand set to be ruled out.

Man United predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Dubravka; Dalot, Maguire, Lindelof, Shaw; Casemiro, Fred; Antony, Fernandes, Elanga; Ronaldo

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How to watch Manchester United vs Real Sociedad

TV channel: In the UK, tonight’s game will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, with coverage beginning at 7:15pm.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers can also watch it online through the BT Sport website and app.

LIVE coverage: Follow all the action right here with us!

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Hello and welcome to Standard Sport’s LIVE coverage of Manchester United vs Real Sociedad.

Erik ten Hag takes charge of United in Europe for the first time, as his side look to make it five wins in a row across all competitions.

We’ll have all the latest build-up and team news ahead of kick-off, which comes at 8pm BST from Old Trafford.

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