13/20 - United to win
11/4 - Draw
4/1 - CFR Cluj to win
7/5 - United to score more goals after half-time
Evens - United to win the second half
18/5 - Draw at half-time, United win at full-time
Odds correct at time of writing. For latest prices, see ManUtd.com/bet.
Odds correct at time of writing. For the latest, see ManUtd.com/bet.
A trip east to face CFR Cluj on Tuesday night has given Manchester United’s players little time to feel sorry for themselves after the weekend’s shock home defeat by Tottenham.
Sir Alex has plenty to ponder after flying out to Romania without Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Michael Carrick. Antonio Valencia is also absent again but Jonny Evans, who suffered a dead leg against Spurs, should be fit to take his place alongside Rio Ferdinand.
Whatever the line-up, the Reds should have enough to prevail against Cluj, even if the Romanians belied their billing of Group H whipping boys with a superb 2-0 win at Braga in their opening game. The Reds are the 13/20 favourites to win, with the hosts out at 4/1 and the draw at 11/4.
Cluj also won their first match in each of their two previous Champions League campaigns - but on both occasions, they gleaned just one point in the subsequent five games. United are well worth backing then, but with the 13/20 looking a bit short, the value lies