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1 - 1
Celta de Vigo
M. Fellaini 17'
85' F. Roncaglia
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PEEP! PEEP! PEEEEEEEEEEP! FULL-TIME 1-1, but on aggregate it's  2-1 UNITED

A rather routine game was thrown wide open by Roncaglia's goal and his (and Bailly's) sending off - that last six minutes were some of the most nervous "squeaky bum" minutes this stadium has witnessed!

United have done their job, though, and are through to the EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL where they will face off against Ajax Amsterdam. 

Ajax vs Manchester United - what a pedigreed final that, eh?

That's all from me, Anirudh Menon.. thank you for reading... 

Toodle-oo. 
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96' OH MY GUIDETTI! OH MY GUIDETTI! FREE, OPEN, TEN YARDS FROM GOAL, HE WAFTS A USELESS EFFORT AT GOAL THAT IS SMASHED CLEAR BY DARMIAN
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94' HERRERA HAS THE BALL IN THE NET! But Pogba's been pulled up for a foul on Mallo that has Celta still breathing! Aspas then wastes possession by playing the ball straight out. 
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93' Mallo's ball into the box is too close to Romero and the Argentine does well to punt it out to Rooney. The United captain shows excellent reserve to win a throw-in 
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91' Herrera is down with a bout of what I expect to be a mix of gamesmanship and cramps, and United eat into those precious six minutes. Fellaini then goes down under extreme pressure from Cabral... this has all the ingredients for an all out brawl again, but Cabral gets a yellow and decides not to push his league.
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90' THERE WILL BE SIX MINUTES ADDED ON. The Galicians are well within touching distance of making it to their first-ever European final. Can United hold on?
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89' THIS IS NOW GOING TO MAKE FOR SOME EXCELLENT VIEWING ISN'T IT? Paul Pogba tries to run United out of pressure, but he gets pulled up for a foul on Mallo. 
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87' Meanwhile in the midst of all that Wayne Rooney's come on for Jesse Lingard... and now the effervescent Rashford is sacrificed for Chris Smalling. 
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86' OH MY! OH MY! THIS IS INSANE! AN ALL OUT 22-MAN-BRAWL SEES ERIC BAILY AND FACUNDO RONCAGLIA SENT OFF FOR ENGAGING IN FISTICUFFS IN THE MIDST OF IT ALL. THEY ARE STILL CARRYING IT ON AS THEY MAKE THEIR WAY INTO THE TUNNEL! OH MY OH MY!
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Oh my! Beauvue plays the corner short and his fellow sub Bongonda whips in an excellent  ball that is headed in brilliantly by Facundo Roncaglia. GAME VERY MUCH ON!
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85' GOOOOOOOOAL!!! RONCAGLIA!!!!
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84' OOO CALLS FOR A PENALTY! Iago aspas has a smash, and Eric Bailly flings himself at it  - the ref waves play on and correctly so. 
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83' Beauvue whips in a delightful ball that Herrera can only send out for a corner. The delivery from Jozabed is not great and Romero punches clear. 
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82' Lingard and Cabral get into a bit of a tangle (not the smartest move from the Englishman) but the ref quickly calms things down. From the foul, Rashford is played in but the young man is squeezed out by Cabral and Mallo. Lingard then tries to have a pop, but it's well blocked
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81' He can... but Fellaini has been dominant in the air and he gets that mad afro to this one as well
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80' Yellow for Herrera as the Basque is lured into fouling Bongonda by more great work from the Celta sub. Can Jozabed send in a decent ball? 
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78' Fellaini tries to play in Rashford after excellent work by Valencia, but Cabral sees it out for a corner. Berizzo makes his final change by bringing on Beauvue for the fading Sisto
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77' and he's already in the thick of the action! Bongonda breezes past Valencia and Bailly but Carrick has had his path charted out in that footballing supercomputer of a brain and he's there to stop the Belgian in his tracks.
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76' The lively Bongonda tees up Sisto but his shot is well blocked by Herrera. Mourinho's seen enough and hooks the excellent Mkhitaryan to bring on Michael Carrick - he really wants to bring on a measure of control into the middle of the park
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75' OH GUIDETTI! Hugo Mallo sends in a thoroughly brilliant ball that takes the United defence out of the equation - but Guidetti guides an unmarked header from five yards away - well wide. HOW DID HE MISS THAT!
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74' Bongonda plays in Castro (of all the people) but the left back is shepherded away from danger by a trio of United defenders...
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73' Daley Blind compounds his rather miserable night at the back by giving away an unnecessary corner. Jozabed's corner is a decent one, but Guidetti gives away a cheap freekick on Darmian
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72' Mkhitaryan gets pulled up for pressing Hernandez with rather too much vigour. United, it has to be said, look comfortable here. 
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71' WOOF! JOZABED SENDS IN A HOWITZER FROM AROUND TWENTY-TWO YARDS OUT THAT FIZZES JUST WIDE OF ROMERO'S NEAR POST. That's as close as Celta have come all day
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69' OOO FELLAINI! The big Belgian turns Mallo with unnatural grace before smashing a low heatseeker to the near post that Alvarez does well to turn around the woodwork. The corner comes to nothing as Lingard is pulled up for brushing an arm across the keeper - harmless, but a sure foul nonetheless. 
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67' Eduardo Berizzo heaves the kitchen sink on to his shoulders and hurls on Theo Bongonda in place of Nemanja Radoja. They have nothing to lose, after all. 
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65' Excellent defending from the ever-reliable Eric Bailly makes sure that Sisto and Guidetti's attempted one-two does not create any trouble for Romero. Aspas then goes down under pressure from Aspas but the ref asks him to dust off his backside and get on with it - his verbose disagreement then wins him a wholly unnecessary yellow 
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63' OOO MKHITARYAN! Further excellent dribbling from the Armenian pushes Celta backwards before Mallo and Hernandez combine to work it out. Herrera, though, wins the ball back and plays in Marcus Rashford WHO THEN PROCEEDS TO HIT HIS CHIP TOO CLOSE TO THE KEEPER! That was a chance, most definitely.  It has to be noted the young man created that shooting chance with some sublime footwork that took past three Celta defenders. 
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62' Hernandez tries to find the omnipresent Mallo once again, but the ball's got too much oomph on it even for the Celta skipper
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61' Oh excellent work from Pogba! He puts in a superb sliding tackle that ensures Sisto cannot get a shot away from the edge of the box before outmuscling Mallo to win a freekick and kill Celta's momentum dead. For the moment. 
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60' Radoja gives the ball away to Mkhitaryan who streams forward in that inimitable style of his. He then passes it on to Rashford, but the Englishman is contemptuously, and fairly, bullied off the ball. 
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58' AIY AIY GUIDETTI! Further excellent work from Mallo sees him skin Herrera and Darmian before sending in a ball that seeks out Guidetti. The big Swede has a touch to steady himself before proceeding to smash a very presentable opportunity well wide. That should really have been 1-1. The Galicians are going to rue all these missed chances if fortunes don't turn soon enough
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56' Mkhitaryan's running has been pivotal to United releasing the pressure from time to time and once again it takes United further up the pitch. He moves it on to Lingard - whose fizzing delivery into the box finds that no United player has taken a Scholes-esque gamble to run into the box. *sigh*
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55' Oooo Iago Aspas tries to catch Romero out from thirty odd yards but his shot is too tame, too straight. All it did, in fact, was that it ruined a perfectly good counter-attack and John Guidetti lets him know the truth of that. 
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53' Sisto tries to wriggle past Herrera, but the Basque is having absolutely none of it... Celta win the ball back though thanks to a lose Darmian pass... Mallo tries to swing one into the near post but it's too close to Romero
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51' Celta move forward once again, but the red wall holds firm.... United are sitting deeper and deeper now and look to release Rashford on the break. This is Mourinho's dream come true isn't it? 
 
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49' OH MKHITARYAN!!!! Blind's ball pinballs around the area before bouncing out to the unmarked Armenian whose thunderbastard of a shot is well saved by Alvarez. A touch to either side, though, and the keeper would have had no chance
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48' Rashford and Fellaini take turns in winning freekicks high up the pitch and United have a chance to force something here - Daley Blind stands over the ball...
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47' Jozabed tries to make an early impact by attempting an eye-of-the-needle pass to Sisto, but it's hit with a touch too much oomph
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46' OOOOO! HUGO MALLO ONCE AGAIN! The rampaging right back runs in behind Darmian and runs onto a superb Sisto dink - but his cross into the box is forced away spectacularly by Romero. United can't get the ball away though and Celta start their constriction of United once again. 
90'+2'
G. Cabral
C. Smalling
M. Rashford
89'
88'
F. Roncaglia
87'
P. Hernández
E. Bailly
87'
W. Rooney
J. Lingard
86'
85'
F. Roncaglia
assist: T. Bongonda
Ander Herrera
81'
80'
C. Beauvue
P. Sisto
M. Carrick
H. Mkhitaryan
77'
68'
T. Bongonda
N. Radoja
66'
Iago Aspas
46'
Jozabed
D. Wass
D. Blind
32'
M. Fellaini
assist: M. Rashford
17'
Match time Fri, 12 May 2017, 12:35 AM
Celta de Vigo (4-2-3-1)
Manuel Eduardo Berizzo (Manager)
20
S. Romero
36
M. Darmian
17
D. Blind
3
E. Bailly
25
A. Valencia
6
P. Pogba
21
Ander Herrera
27
M. Fellaini
22
H. Mkhitaryan
19
M. Rashford
14
J. Lingard
1
Sergio Álvarez
19
Jonny Castro
24
F. Roncaglia
22
G. Cabral
2
Hugo Mallo
8
P. Hernández
6
N. Radoja
11
P. Sisto
18
D. Wass
10
Iago Aspas
9
J. Guidetti
Celta de Vigo (4-2-3-1)
Manuel Eduardo Berizzo (Manager)
Manchester United Subs
16
M. Carrick
4
P. Jones
11
A. Martial
8
Mata
10
W. Rooney
12
C. Smalling
1
David de Gea
Celta de Vigo Subs
12
C. Beauvue
7
T. Bongonda
5
M. Díaz
3
Fontàs
20
Sergi Gómez
16
Jozabed
27
Iván Villar
34% POSSESSION 66%
11 SHOTS 16
4 SHOTS ON GOAL 6
19 FOULS 20
4 CORNERS 8
4 OFFSIDES 1
2 YELLOW CARDS 3
1 RED CARDS 1
5 SAVES 3
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
Group A
1 Villarreal 6 3 2 1 4 11
2 FK Astana 6 3 1 2 3 10
3 SK Slavia Praha 6 2 2 2 0 8
4 Maccabi Tel Aviv 6 1 1 4 -7 4
Group B
1 FC Dynamo Kyiv 6 4 1 1 6 13
2 FK Partizan Beograd 6 2 2 2 -1 8
3 BSC Young Boys 6 1 3 2 -1 6
4 KS Skënderbeu Korçë 6 1 2 3 -4 5
Group C
1 Sporting Braga 6 3 1 2 1 10
2 PFC Ludogorets 1945 Razgrad 6 2 3 1 2 9
3 İstanbul Başakşehir FK 6 2 2 2 -1 8
4 Hoffenheim 6 1 2 3 -2 5
Group D
1 Milan 6 3 2 1 7 11
2 AEK Athens 6 1 5 0 1 8
3 HNK Rijeka 6 2 1 3 -1 7
4 FK Austria Wien 6 1 2 3 -7 5
Group E
1 Atalanta 6 4 2 0 10 14
2 Olympique Lyonnais 6 3 2 1 7 11
3 Everton 6 1 1 4 -8 4
4 Apollon Limassol 6 0 3 3 -9 3
Group F
1 FK Lokomotiv Moskva 6 3 2 1 5 11
2 FC København 6 2 3 1 4 9
3 FK Sheriff Tiraspol 6 2 3 1 0 9
4 FC FASTAV Zlín 6 0 2 4 -9 2
Group G
1 FC Viktoria Plzeň 6 4 0 2 5 12
2 SC Fotbal ClubSB SA 6 3 1 2 2 10
3 FC Lugano 6 3 0 3 -2 9
4 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 6 1 1 4 -5 4
Group H
1 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 10 13
2 FK Crvena Zvezda Beograd 6 2 3 1 1 9
3 Köln 6 2 0 4 -1 6
4 FC BATE Borisov 6 1 2 3 -10 5
Group I
1 FC Salzburg 6 3 3 0 6 12
2 Olympique Marseille 6 2 2 2 0 8
3 Atiker Konyaspor Kulübü 6 1 3 2 -2 6
4 Vitória Guimarães SC 6 1 2 3 -4 5
Group J
1 Athletic Club 6 3 2 1 3 11
2 Östersunds FK 6 3 2 1 4 11
3 FC Zorya Luhansk 6 2 0 4 -6 6
4 Hertha BSC 6 1 2 3 -1 5
Group K
1 Lazio 6 4 1 1 5 13
2 OGC Nice Côte d'Azur 6 3 0 3 5 9
3 SV Zulte-Waregem 6 2 1 3 -5 7
4 SBV Vitesse 6 1 2 3 -5 5
Group L
1 FK Zenit St. Petersburg 6 5 1 0 12 16
2 Real Sociedad 6 4 0 2 10 12
3 Rosenborg BK 6 1 2 3 -5 5
4 FK Vardar Skopje 6 0 1 5 -17 1
Updated: May 12, 2017 02:32 AM | Published: May 12, 2017 00:18 AM