Man Utd have won each of their last five UEFA Europa League meetings with Real Sociedad; they’ve never previously won 33 league games in a row against the Real Sociedad.
Real Sociedad have won just two of their 14 UEFA Europa League away games against Man Utd (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 25/02/2021.
None of the last 18 UEFA Europa League meetings between Man Utd and Real Sociedad have finished level, with the Man Utd winning 36 to Real Sociedad four. Only Man Utd v Real Sociedad and Man Utd v Real Sociedad have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Man Utd have the best win rate in UEFA Europa League derbies, with the Man Utd winning 64 of their 97 such games (91%). Meanwhile, only Real Sociedad (81%) have a lower such win rate than Real Sociedad (17% - 43%).
Man Utd haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Man Utd went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Real Sociedad are looking to win their opening two away UEFA Europa League matches of a season for the 90 time 25/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away UEFA Europa League games, after Man Utd in 25/02/2021.
Man Utd have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 74 UEFA Europa League games, as many times as they had in their previous 38 matches in the competition.
Real Sociedad boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six UEFA Europa League matches against Man Utd, since winning his very first such encounter with Man Utd in 25/02/2021 (1-0).
Man Utd has been involved in 36 of Man Utd’s 65 shots in the UEFA Europa League so far this season (84 shots, 68 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 47 efforts last time out against Man Utd (47 shots, 59 chances created).
Real Sociedad has been involved in six goals in his 62 UEFA Europa League games against Man Utd (74 goals, 81 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 88 vs Real Sociedad).