1 Real Sociedad vs Man United
Manchester United's dreadful run against Spanish opponents is set to continue tonight in Turin. Man United have failed to win in each of their last 9 clashes with Spanish opposition,their last defeat coming against Sevilla in this competition. The Red Devils have only won once in their last 6 competitive games, excluding extra time wins. Real Sociedad have only lost once in each of their last 10 games.
Team to win: Real Sociedad
Leicester are unbeaten in each of their last 9 a way games in all competitions. The Foxes have only lost 1 of their last 14 competitive matches. Thus,the visitors are favourites to carry a victory into next week's return leg.
Team to win: Leicester City
3 Lille vs Ajax
Lille have 7 wins from their last 8 games and were unbeaten in their first 5 group stage games until their 3-2 defeat away to Celtic on the final day. Ajax,meanwhile, have lost each of their last 4 away Europa league knockout games. With a difficult return leg expected in Amsterdam next week,Lille will be looking to travel to the Netherlands with a win tonight.
Team to win: Lille
4 Granada vs Napoli
Granada have only 1 win from their last 7 games in all competitions. They only won 1 of their 3 Europa league games played in Spain during the group stage phase. Meanwhile, Napoli are unbeaten in their 3 away UEL clashes this season. The Italians come into this match fresh from a 1-0 win over Juventus at the weekend.
Team to win: Napoli
5 Royal Antwerp vs Rangers
Rangers have won 25 of their 29 domestic games and 4 of their 6 Europa league games so far (D2). The visitors have been superb in recent European clashes, scoring 2 or more goals in each of their last 8.
Team to win: Rangers
6 Molde vs TSG Hoffenheim
TSG Hoffenheim won 2 and drew 1 of their 3 away games in the Europa league this season. FC Molde haven't been in action for quite some time now and could be vulnerable to a defeat to the Germans.
Team to win: TSG Hoffenheim
7 RB Salzburg vs Villarreal
RB Salzburg are on a 6-match winning run and are unbeaten in each of their last 15 Europa League home games. Meanwhile, Villarreal have failed to win in 4 consecutive matches across all competitions.
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