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Manchester United to face Real Sociedad in Turin as Covid chaos hits Europa League clash

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Manchester United will face Real Sociedad in Turin after travel restrictions barred the Red Devils from flying to Spain.The sides meet in the Europa League last 32 first leg on February 18 but the coronavirus pandemic complicated matters.Flights to Spain from the UK are banned, and under UEFA's protocols it was left to the hosts to find an alternate venue.The match will now be played in Turin at the home of Juventus behind closed doors.A statement announced: "UEFA can confirm that the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 first leg match between Real Sociedad de Fútbol 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.

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