AC Milan vs Man Utd: Europa League preview

A late, late Simon Kjaer header earned Milan a deserved 1-1 draw at Old Trafford last Thursday, taking the shine off Amad Diallo’s first ever senior goal for United earlier in the game.

That result means Milan are defending a valuable away goal in the return leg of this round-of-16 tie, and United will be heading out unless they find the net at least once at San Siro.

Date, time and venue

AC Milan vs Manchester United is scheduled for an 8pm GMT kick-off on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

The match will be held behind closed doors at San Siro in Milan, Italy.

How to watch AC Milan vs Man Utd

TV channel: The match will be televised live on BT Sport in the UK.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the BT website or BT app.

AC Milan vs Man Utd team news

Solskjaer is hoping to have as many as five first-teamers back for the trip to Milan. Following United’s win over West Ham on Sunday night, Solskjaer confirmed that Edinson Cavani, Anthony Martial, Donny van de Beek, David De Gea and Paul Pogba may all be on the plane. Amad will also be hopeful of another chance – possibly off the bench – if United need a goal in the second half.

As for Milan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic trained on Monday and could be fit for a reunion with his former club – though he may start on the bench.

AC Milan vs Man Utd prediction

A weakened Milan left Old Trafford with a draw and an away goal last time out, and will feel they should have scored more given the amount of chances they had. However, the second leg will be a different affair and with Solskjaer having to go for it in Milan, you’d expect a strengthened United side to progress… just about.

AC Milan vs Man Utd head to head (h2h) results

Last meeting: Man Utd 1-1 Milan (11/03/2021)

AC Milan vs Man Utd odds and betting tips

United to win 2-1 on the night: 8/1

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