Manchester United confirm Europa League match to be played as scheduled

Manchester United

Manchester United have officially confirmed that the forthcoming Europa League fixture against Sheriff Tiraspol will be played as scheduled this coming week.

The news comes right after the sad demise of her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday confirmed by official sources. Moreover, following the tragedy, Premier League announced that fixtures on the weekend will be postponed to pay respect.

The EPL announced a mourning period and released a statement regarding the matches. It read-

“At a meeting this morning, Premier League clubs paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,”

“To honour her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a mark of respect, this weekend’s Premier League match round will be postponed, including Monday evening’s game.

Moreover, this instantly created confusion among fans on whether the English clubs will play the upcoming Europa League fixture next week. Manchester United confirmed they will play the match against Sheriff in their second UEL outing this season.

Manchester United to play Europa League fixture

The Red Devils began their UEL campaign with a 1-0 loss to Spanish side Real Sociedad last week. Also, Erik ten Hag will hope to redeem along with the squad against Sheriff as they go into the match as favourites.

Moreover, the club put an end to the speculations on whether the match will go ahead as scheduled. Manchester United have confirmed officially that the match will go ahead as planned in the forthcoming week.

Also, United confirmed the news on their official website that read-

“Following discussions with the relevant governing bodies and in line with guidance issued by the UK Government. We can confirm our UEFA Europa League fixture against FC Sheriff will go ahead scheduled on Thursday evening in Moldova,

“Match arrangements will remain the same for fans who are traveling to support the team in Chisinau.”

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