Analyzing the statistics, you can see that both teams faced a number of problems. Manchester United, historically the strongest football power, seems to be going through difficult times, especially in the UEFA Champions League: no wins yet and a negative goal difference. United have been doing slightly better in the Premier League recently, but the inconsistency is clear. Playing at home can be a morale booster, with support from the Old Trafford crowd legendary, but recent statistics show the team's vulnerability even at home.
FC Copenhagen, on the other hand, dominates the playoffs of the Danish Super League and demonstrates a consistent performance. Their path in the Champions League is more balanced, they played a draw away from home, which indicates psychological stability on foreign soil. Although they are not a historical favorite like Man Utd, their current form is worthy of praise.
Looking further into the game's stats, Man Utd have a high percentage of possession and shots on goal but are unable to convert their chances, suggesting problems with finishing or strategy in the final third of the field. Copenhagen look efficient and their shots often result in goals, which shows tactical clarity.
The Both Teams to Score bet is particularly attractive in this case due to the contrasting but complementary attacking styles of both teams. Manchester United, despite their inconsistency, attack persistently and often hit the target. However, this season there are too noticeable failures in defense, which indicates the likelihood of missing. In contrast, Copenhagen, although not the most formidable, demonstrate their clinical play, often scoring from the few chances that are created, especially in decisive matches. Their away results also confirm the likelihood that they will score. Given the high stakes of this match in the tournament and the need for both teams to achieve the final result, the likelihood of both teams scoring is high, justifying the odds of 1.85.
This bet not only has good odds, but also corresponds to the latest trends in the play of both teams and the high level of the upcoming match. It reflects a balanced view of teams' attacking capabilities and recognizes defensive vulnerabilities. The odds are favorable, allowing you to expect good returns while recognizing the inherent uncertainty of the game.
Betting to exceed the total number of corners is a valuable bet given Manchester United's penchant for an attacking style of play and Copenhagen's renowned counter-attacking style of play. The high level of pressure in this game suggests an attacking mindset from both sides, especially Manchester United, who will be looking to exploit their home advantage and make significant progress in the tournament. This scenario often results in a game with many corner kicks as attacking moves are defended or repelled by the opponent. Moreover, both teams historically record a high number of corners in their respective leagues and tournaments, making this bet even more attractive with odds of 1.88.