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Manchester United’s game VS Real Sociedad is set to be played at Juventus home stadium

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The first leg of Manchester United’s Europa League last 32 knock-out clash against Real Sociedad has been confirmed to take place in Turin.

The two sides will meet inside the home of the Serie A reigning champions Juventus, due to travel restrictions in Spain amid the coronavirus pandemic.

A statement was released by tournament hosts UEFA on Monday, when and where the fixture will take place.

The statement read: ‘UEFA can confirm that the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 first leg match between Real Sociedad and Manchester United FC will now take place at the Juventus Stadium in Turin.

‘The date of the match (18 February 2021) and kick-off time (18:55CET) will remain the same.

‘UEFA would like to thank Real Sociedad and Manchester United FC for their close cooperation and assistance in finding a solution to the issue at hand, as well as the Italian Football Federation and Juventus for their support and agreeing to host the match in question.’

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