UEFA Europa League: Manchester United Faces Defeat on the Night but are into the Finals on an 8-5 Aggregate
UEFA Europa League: Roma vs Manchester United: Manchester United are through to the finals of the Europa League. They lost the 2nd leg…
UEFA Europa League: Roma vs Manchester United: Manchester United are through to the finals of the Europa League. They lost the 2nd leg 3-2 but won the tie 8-5.
Roma made 5 changes to the side that lost 2-0 to Sampdoria and switched from a 3-4-2-1 to a 4-2-3-1 formation.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made 3 changes to the side that beat Roma last week. Bailly came in defense for Lindelof, Greenwood replaced Rashford, and Van de Beek started in place of Scott McTominay.
Manchester United take the lead
Manchester United took the lead in the 39th minute as Fred slipped in Cavani through on goal on the counter-attack.
The striker charged towards the goal and slammed a 20-yards shot through Mirante.
AS Roma equalize
Bruno Peres swung the ball at the far post as Pedro slashed a volley into the ground across the face of the goal.
Dzeko was in the right place at the right time to nod a close-range header into an empty net in the 57th minute.
UEFA Europa League: Roma take the lead
Roma pulled another goal back just 3 minutes later. Pellegrini robbed Fred on the edge of the box and the ball bounced to Cristante who fired a crisp, 20 yard shot across De Gea into the far corner.
They doubled their lead but on aggregated United still led 7-2.
UEFA Europa League : Cavani secured his brace
Manchester United equalized in the 68th minute. Bruno Fernandes spun a brilliant cross from deep, and Cavani timed his run perfectly to power an 8-yard header into the ground beyond Mirante to make the aggregate score 8-2.
UEFA Europa League: Roma score their 3rd goal
Roma takes the lead again on the night, just a constellation, really. Zalewski met Santon’s cross at the back post and slammed a vicious volley that deflected off Telles through De Gea’s legs.