Sport United drawn against Celta Vigo in Europa League semi-final

15:45  21 april  2017
15:45  21 april  2017 Source:   Read Sport

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The UEFA Europa League semi - finals are within sight for outsiders Genk, who scored two away goals in the first leg to give them something to build on as they welcome Celta Vigo . See United 3-3 draw against Russian opponents in 2009.

Europa League Semi - Final Draw was held in Nyon, Switzerland (Source: Reuters). After securing a thrilling win against Anderlecht in the quarter- final , Manchester United are set to face Celta Vigo in the semi - final of the Europa League .

Manchester United have been drawn against Celta de Vigo in the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League.

United beat Anderlecht in extra-time in Thursday night’s quarter-final second leg, with a superb Marcus Rashford goal bailing the Red Devils out after a poor performance against the Belgian side.

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Leicester-Atlético, Dortmund-Monaco, Juventus-Barcelona and Bayern-Real Madrid were the Champions League quarter- final ties as Celta Vigo drew Genk in the Europa League last eight.

Manchester United have been drawn to face Celta Vigo in the semi - final of the Europa League , with Ajax facing Lyon in the other tie. I just want to think that against Everton we are going to do what we tried to do [ against West Brom], to try to play with our best team and try to win the match,” Mourinho

When Fellaini’s knock-down fell to Rashford in the box, the youngster had a lot to do, but he beat two defenders with a deft touch and rolled it in to send United to a European semi-final.

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Celta de Vigo also beat a Belgian side on their way to the semi-final. The Spanish side, who are currently 10th place in La Liga, beat Genk 4-3 on aggregate in their Europa League quarter-final.

The first leg of the semi-final will be played at Celta’s Bailaidos stadium on Thursday 4th May, with the return leg at Old Trafford a week later on Thursday 11th May.

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