Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he would love to face Sevilla in Europa League semis. United, who are the competition's...
Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he would love to face Sevilla in Europa League semis.
United, who are the competition's favourites booked a place in the last four after defeating FC Copenhagen on Monday night, August 10, in Cologne.
United qualified for the last four following their hard-fought 1-0 win over FA Copenhagen on Monday night, August 10.
Despite comfortably reaching the quarters, the Red Devils struggled against the Danish side who were sturdy in defence. Twice Mason Greenwood had the chance to put United ahead, with his effort on the stroke of half time being ruled out for an offside.
The youngster has another opportunity minutes into the second half, but his powerful shot hit the post. Champions League defending champions Liverpool stunned by Napoli The Premier League giants had to rely on an extra time penalty to settle the match which finished goalless after regulation time.
Anthony Martial won the spotkick after he was brought down in the dangerous area, with Bruno Fernandes stepping up to convert the all important chance.
The Old Trafford dwellers are due to take on the winner between Wolves and Sevilla who will face off in the other quarter final fixture. And when asked which between the two sides he would prefer United meet, Solskjaer pointed out he would fancy an encounter against Sevilla.
"Two good teams, definitely. We know everything about Wolverhampton," Metro UK quoted Solskjaer saying.
"I had Sevilla in the last 16 with Molde, so I’d like to get back at them. I don’t mind," he added.
Victory in the semis will put Man United a step away from recapturing the European title they won in 2017 under then manager Jose Mourinho.