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Omonia Nicosia vs Manchester United Bet Builder Tips: 5.00 Builder for Thursday’s Europa League Clash.

Omonia Nicosia vs Manchester United Bet Builder Tips: 5.00 Builder for Thursday’s Europa League Clash.
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Omonia Nicosia vs Manchester United Bet Builder: Thursday, October, 6th

We’ve got Omonia Nicosia vs Manchester United bet builder tips this Thursday night. The third Europa League matchday of the season is set to be another entertaining one. The focus will be on whether the Cypriot outfit can earn their first group stage points of the season.

While at the same time, Manchester United will be looking to put last Sunday behind them and the best way to do that is by returning to Old Trafford with maximum points.

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Thursday, October 6th, 17:45 (UK)

After the derby day disaster which was Sunday, Manchester United will now look to put their Premier League woes behind them with a trip to Europe. A trip that takes them to the Cypriot capital of Nicosia, as Omonia are set to open the GSP Stadium doors.

While they do so with a rather familiar face at the managerial helm and with Neil Lennon currently in the hot seat. The former Celtic boss will be keen to test his acumen against the Red Devils.

Although it is fair to say that Omonia Nicosia have shown little in the way of European acumen thus far. With two defeats from as many Europa League outings, they are currently propping up Group E.

Then again, United’s plight is not all that much better either and although they got off to a promising start on Matchday 1. Their victory over Sheriff Tiraspol was then followed by defeat at home to Real Sociedad.

This means the Red Devils currently find themselves lying 2nd in this four-team mini-league. With only the winner assured direct passage to the Round of 16, Erik ten Hag’s men will need to return to winning ways.

Especially after Sunday’s derby day disaster is still ringing in their ears and the best way to remove that painful sound is by returning from sunny Cyprus with maximum points in their hand luggage.

Omonia Nicosia vs Manchester United Stats & Facts

  • This is the first meeting between the two clubs.
  • It is also the first time that Manchester United have faced Cypriot opposition in Europe.
  • Omonia Nicosia have qualified for the Europa League twice in the past three seasons. Their 2020/21 exploits saw them fail to reach the Round of 16.
  • That same season saw Manchester United lose to Villarreal in the final.

Omonia Nicosia vs Manchester United Bet Builder

There is no doubt that Manchester United need to restore a substantial amount of faith from their supporters. With Omonia Nicosia serving as Thursday’s opposition, this could well be the first step on the road to recovery.

As there is little to no value in backing the Red Devils to win in Cyprus, I have opted for something slightly different and although I only envisage an away win, I do think honours will be even after 10 minutes.

Neil Lennon’s sides are never ones to give away early advantage and although opposition quality will shine through in the end, an early stalemate is the first selection for my Thursday betting slip.

While this fixture should also provide Cristiano Ronaldo an opportunity to start for United and after scoring in Moldova during Matchday 1, I am backing the Portuguese forward to do the same on Thursday

With the former Real Madrid star putting his name on the scoresheet, I think it will be one of a maximum of three additions and therefore, under four total goals is also neatly placed on my upcoming betting slip.

In addition to this, I think the hosts will struggle to lay a glove on the visitors and for this reason, I have also opted for both teams not to score. This means when you add all four components together, odds of 5.00 are very tempting indeed.

  • Draw at 10 Minutes
  • Cristiano Ronaldo to score anytime
  • Under 4 total goals
  • Both teams to score – no

Bet Builder odds: 5.00

Odds via bet365 as at 09:15 October 5th 2022. Odds may now differ.

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