The Europa League Final kicks off on Wednesday, 24th May, 2017 at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The clash is between English giants, Manchester United coming against Dutch team, Ajax FC.

UPDATE: There will be a minute's silence before the UEFA Europa League final and a considerably reduced opening ceremony following Monday night's attack in Manchester.

Cow predicts the Europa League final:

A popular cow known as Sijtje in Holland has predicted that Manchester United will be the underdogs in today's Europa League final.

The cow is famous in predicting football matches in Holland and has a whooping 85% success rate in predicting games and events.

Sijtje was let loose to predict who will be crowned Europa League champions as two buckets laid out with each club’s emblem stamped on the front, the owner then fills each one up with food. Sijtje ate from the food with the Ajax emblem which invariably means that the Armstadam based side would become champions in the Europa League.

Expert Analysis - Man Utd vs Ajax:

This is the Europa League 46th final and it is been contested by Manchester United and Ajax.

The both clubs are on a tie (two wins a piece) in their head-to-head - they have met five times in UEFA competitions.

Manchester United:

Manchester United are unbeaten in ten European games - winning seven and drawing 3. The English side will, however, be without the services of Ibrahimović (knee), Rojo (knee) and Young (hamstring) in today's game.

United boss Jose Mourinho has a very strong record playing against Ajax as he has faced them six times as Real Madrid coach, winning all six games by an aggregate score of 20–2. This keeps him in a clear position to galvanise his United side to go all out to win this game and grab the trophy.

FC Ajax:

Ajax's came short in the Dutch league as they finished a point behind Eredivisie champions Feyenoord.

This Ajax team have not played any game since May 14, 2017 - this probably gives them a bit of an edge over Manchester United because they have been a lot of resting of muscles for the team.

Talking ahead of this game, Peter Bosz, the Ajax coach was confident that his players are ready to take on the Red Devils.

"We have a chance to beat Manchester United if we impose our own game.

I know [my players] are young so we have to prepare them. It makes my job more interesting".

Predictions - Man Utd vs Ajax

Machester United 0 - 0 FC Ajax

I am backing Ajax to lift the trophy on penalties ahead of Manchester United after regular time of play.

What are your predictions for the game.