“Manchester United” beat Anderlecht and reached the semi-finals of the Europa League
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MOSCOW, April 21. /TASS/. English football club “Manchester United” at home in extra time victory over Belgium’s Anderlecht in the second leg of the Europa League quarterfinals and for the first time reached the semi-finals of the tournament. Meeting at the stadium “old Trafford” ended with the score 2:1 in favor of the hosts.
The winners of the goals were scored by Henrikh Mkhitaryan (10 minutes) and Marcus Rashford (107). The losers scored sofiane Hanni (32). The first match ended in a draw – 1:1.
Mkhitaryan scored a fifth goal in six games this season in the Europa League. Rashford for the first time, scored in European Cup matches this season. “Manchester United” for the first time in its history reached the semi-finals of the Europa League/UEFA Cup. In addition, the English club extended their unbeaten run at home to 26 games in all competitions, of which Manchester United have won 17, 9 matches ended in a draw.
90 minutes Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has suffered a knee injury and was replaced by Rachford. Swedish footballer after the fight for riding the ball landed badly on his right leg which was curved in the opposite direction. In addition, in the 23rd minute of the match after a collision with an opponent left the field, the defender of the English club Marcus Rojo.
The moment with the injury of Ibrahimovic.
Vean la escalofriante lesión de Zlatan Ibrahimovic. #Impresionante pic.twitter.com/u1EJRTnGpv
— Chuvi Jimenez (@CHUVIJIMENEZ) 20 APR 2017
Rival “Manchester United” will be determined at the draw which will take place on Friday. Meetings of the semifinal will be held on 4 and 11 may.
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