Champions League betting preview: Real Sociedad v Manchester United
It’s top vs bottom in Champions League Group A tonight as leaders Manchester United travel to Spain to take on basement boys Real Sociedad.
David Moyes’ side have claimed seven points from their opening three group games, while Sociedad have yet to get off the mark, scoring only once in their trio of fixtures.
United defenders Jonny Evans and Rafael will miss the match due to respective back and ankle injuries, although midfielder Tom Cleverley has trained and travelled despite suffering double vision in the weekend’s win over Fulham.
Online bookmakers Bwin make United 2.25 favourites for the match, with Sociedad offered at 3. The draw is priced at 3.4.
A 1-0 United win can be backed at odds of 15/2 with Bet365, while a 2-1 Sociedad success is a 10/1 shot.
Winner Sports offer a price of 4 on United leading at both half-time and full-time, while United to be leading at half-time but the game to end in a draw is available at 13.
United striker Robin van Persie is 4/1 favourite to score the first goal with Titan Bet, ahead of teammate Wayne Rooney at 5/1.