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FiveThirtyEight: Supercomputer predicts Arsenal and Manchester United chances in the Europa League semi-finals

Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal with teammate Edinson Cavani during the UEFA Europa League Semi-final First Leg match between Manchester United and AS Roma at Old Trafford on April 29, 2021 in Manchester, England. Sporting stadiums around Europe remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Jan Kruger - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

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FiveThirtyEight predicted Manchester United’s and Arsenal’s chances in the Europa League semi-finals. The company’s soccer predictions calculate each team’s chances of winning each match and the league title across 39 leagues.

Manchester United’s chances of reaching the final are estimated at 99%. While for winning the Europa League the Red Devils have a 62% of chance.

FiveThirtyEight Prediction

Meanwhile, the supercomputer believes Villarreal have more chances to reach the final. The Spanish side’s chances estimated at 62%, while Arsenal’s at 38%. Arsenal’s chances of winning the Europa League title estimated at 15%.

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