Europa League: Manchester United face Celta Vigo in semis

Posted on Apr 21 2017 - 12:15pm by admin

Manchester United's striker Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their second goal during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg football match against Anderlecht April 20, 2017

Jose Mourinho's United have the benefit of playing the 2nd leg at outdated Trafford as they try to raise the trophy.

Manchester United will face the Spanish aspect Celta Vigo within the semi-finals of the Europa League over two legs and Ajax tackle Lyon, after the draw on Friday.

Jose Mourinho's United will likely be strong favourites and have the benefit of enjoying the second leg at outdated Trafford as they try to carry the Europa League, figuring out victory in the last would give them a spot in next season's Champions League.

United will commute to Spain for the primary leg on may just four earlier than Celta discuss with Manchester for the return on may eleven.

With United at the moment 4 factors outside the finest League top four, successful the Europa League for the primary time could represent their perfect chance of qualifying for the Champions League.

Celta sit tenth in La Liga and advanced from the quarter-finals after following up a 3-2 home win towards Genk by means of drawing Thursday's 2nd leg 1-1 in Belgium.

United have by no means confronted Celta in UEFA competitors and the Spanish side are via to an important European semi-final for the primary time of their history.

As England's closing European representatives this season, United have been made to sweat with the aid of Anderlecht within the quarter-ultimate 2nd leg on Thursday.

Marcus Rashford's additional-time purpose sealed a 2-1 win at outdated Trafford that despatched United thru three-2 on aggregate.

If United make it to the ultimate in Stockholm's friends area on may just 24 it’s going to be the club's first look in the decisive match of Europe's 2d-tier tournament.

it could also be United's first European final because they lost the 2011 Champions League decider in opposition to Barcelona at Wembley.

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