Man United into Europa League last regardless of defeat in Rome

2021-05-07.

Manchester UnitedManchester United’s Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani struck a brace in Rome

Manchester United advanced to the Europa League last 8-5 on aggregate on Thursday regardless of losing 3-2 to Roma at the Stadio Olimpico.

The Premier League side will play Villarreal in the last on May 26 in Gdansk.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side had actually taken a 6-2 first-leg result in Rome, and Edinson Cavani’s objectives in the 39th and 68th minutes guaranteed their location in the last.

Roma had actually gone on on the night midway through the 2nd half with objectives from Edin Dzeko and Bryan Cristante in a three-minute spell, and Alex Telles’ own objective provided the hosts a second-leg win with 7 minutes to go.

Roma fought from the beginning with Gianluca Mancini requiring an early conserve from United ‘keeper David De Gea, and Henrikh Mkhitaryan nodding the resulting corner into the side netting.

Cavani consistently shown harmful, catching a Roger Ibanez oversight to rattle the bar and after that requiring a conserve from Roma keeper Antonio Mirante.

The Uruguayan lastly broke through 6 minutes prior to the break, gathering a Bruno Fernandes through ball prior to shooting past a beaten Mirante.

De Gea succeeded once again to conserve from Mkhitaryan and Dzeko either side of the break.

The 33-year-old Dzeko got the equaliser in the 57th minute when he got his head to Pedro’s cross to beat De Gea.

Cristante got the 2nd 3 minutes later on, getting in touch with a Lorenzo Pellegrini to restore Roman hopes.

De Gea then managed an amazing double minimize from a Dzeko header and Pedro’s follow-up, and Cavani struck once again after 68 minutes when he headed Bruno Fernandes’ centre past Mirante.

Roma did not quit and Telles’ own objective used some alleviation to a group set to be coached next season by previous Man United supervisor Jose Mourinho.


Man United into Europa League last regardless of defeat in Rome