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MANCHESTER UNITED face La Liga’s Real Sociedad in their Europa League Last 32 first leg.
But the game will NOT be played in Spain, instead taking place in Turin.
Juve’s Allianz Arena plays host for Sociedad vs Man Utd
Why is Man Utd vs Real Sociedad taking place in Turin?
The Europa League Last 32 first leg clash between Man Utd and Real Sociedad has been moved to Juventus’s Allianza Arena in Turin.
This is because of Spanish government restrictions on travellers entering the country from England, due to the new COVID-19 variant.
The second leg is still set to take place at Old Trafford on February 25.
Do away goals count?
Despite ties taking place at neutral venues, UEFA have confirmed that away goals will still count as double if the tie is level.
When is Real Sociedad vs Man Utd?
What TV channel and live stream is Real Sociedad vs Man Utd on?
Real Sociedad vs Man Utd will be shown live on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
BT Sport 1 get their coverage underway from 5.30pm.
How can I watch Real Sociedad vs Man Utd for FREE?
- EE customers can get BT Sport INCLUDED to their plan at no extra cost if they are on a plan with Smart Benefits – simply log in to EE and choose BT Sport app.
- And then get it on the big screen by texting SPORT to 150 to get a FREE three-month trial of Large Screen so you can cast all the action on your TV.
- At the end of the three months you will automatically roll onto the £5 per month BT Sport Large Screen subscription unless cancelled.
What is the team news?
Man Utd youngsters Shola Shoretire, 17, and Amad Diallo, 18 have been called up to the senior squad for the Europa League clash.
Solskjaer said: “You have to freshen things up when you play Thursday and then Sunday and it’s impossible in today’s circumstances to play the same 11 every game.
“You could only do that if you were playing once a week. We will make decisions but there will be chances in Europe for other players and if it takes us the whole way, brilliant.”
Former United winger Adnan Januzaj is set to feature for Sociedad, as is City legend Silva.