Haven defeated Barcelona to qualify for the round of 16 of the UEFA Europa League, Manchester United will face Real Betis on Thursday.
After their 7 - 0 loss to Liverpool on Sunday, the Red Devils will be hoping to make amends when they welcome Real Betis at Old Trafford, the Theatre of Dreams. However, they could lose the game and it will likely be the fault of the following players.
If Casemiro should repeat the kind of display that he displayed at Anfield on Sunday which destabilized Manchester United's midfield, Real Betis will most definitely win the midfield battle and that could be their undoing. Let's is a Spanish club which knows how to pass the ball, press their opponents and prevent them from getting the ball. Casemiro is the heart of United in the midfield and if he doesn't do well, it will affect others.
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Also, if Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane should make the silly and costly mistakes that the did against Liverpool, a repeat of the Sunday's result could be in wait for them when they face Betis. Recall that they were abysmal defensive-wise against the Reds and the whole team paid dearly for it.
Finally, Wout Weghorst is another player that could make them lose. If he should keep playing off his wing, squandering goal scoring chances and losing the ball to the opponents, it could lead to Manchester United not scoring a goal and ultimately losing the game which will be catastrophic to their campaign this season.
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