Celta de Vigo
19:05 GMT 11 May 2017
As the final English side to be left in Europe this season, Manchester United will be hoping they can make it into the final as they face Celta Vigo in the second-leg of their semi-final tie against the Spanish side. United take a 1-0 into the game at Old Trafford after Marcus Rashford scored a brilliant free-kick in the first-leg last week. Celta Vigo certainly aren’t out of the tie yet.
The only meeting between the sides was last week’s first-leg and it was, of course, Man United who came out on top. Celta will want to win their first match against the former world giants and any type of win would see the game at least go to extra-time. Head to head matches: Manchester United - Celta de Vigo
Celta de Vigo
Head to head matches: Manchester United - Celta de Vigo
It shouldn’t be too much of a hard task for Man United to make it into their first European final since 2011 as they just need to stop Celta Vigo from scoring at Old Trafford, where they have kept several clean sheets in the Premier League this season. While Zlatan Ibrahimović is unavailable for the match, Paul Pogba is expected to make his return in the midfield while Man United’s defensive problems have been solved due to Eric Bailly’s return.
Latest matches: Manchester United
|07.05.2017||Prem||Arsenal FC||Manchester United||2:0||L|
|04.05.2017||UEFA||Celta de Vigo||Manchester United||0:1||W|
|30.04.2017||Prem||Manchester United||Swansea City||1:1||D|
|27.04.2017||Prem||Manchester City||Manchester United||0:0||D|
|23.04.2017||Prem||Burnley FC||Manchester United||0:2||W|
It’s an uphill task for the visitors at Old Trafford as they have to pull back the 1-goal deficit from the first-leg. However, if they do manage to win on the night, a 1-0 win will go to extra-time while a win with more goals will see Celta through on the away goals ruling. The Spanish side have no injuries or suspensions, giving them the best chance to get through to their first European final.
Latest matches: Celta de Vigo
|07.05.2017||LaLi||Malaga CF||Celta de Vigo||3:0||L|
|04.05.2017||UEFA||Celta de Vigo||Manchester United||0:1||L|
|30.04.2017||LaLi||Celta de Vigo||Athletic Bilbao||0:3||L|
|27.04.2017||LaLi||Sevilla FC||Celta de Vigo||2:1||L|
|23.04.2017||LaLi||Celta de Vigo||Betis Sevilla||0:1||L|
After their 1-0 first-leg victory, Manchester United will fully expect to make it through to the Europa League final in front of their own fans and they will go into the match as favourites. Although, Celta Vigo will have a glimmer of hope of going through as Man United have been very inconsistent at home and in the Europa League this season. It should be fairly routine for Jose Mourinho’s men but Celta have a chance at a huge cup upset.
11 May 2017 - 19:05 GMT
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