Man United: Solskjaer wants his club to play Sevilla in UEL semifinal

Man United: Solskjaer wants his club to play Sevilla in UEL semifinal

- Man United will be waiting anxiously to discover their Europa League semi opponent when Sevilla take on Wolves

- United qualified for the last four following their hard-fought 1-0 win over FA Copenhagen on Monday night, August 10

- Bruno Fernandes scored the only goal of the match from the penalty spot in the extra time

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.

Europa League: Solskjaer says he wants Man United to play Sevilla in semis

United qualified for the last four following their hard-fought 1-0 win over FA Copenhagen on Monday night, August 10. Photo Credit: Getty Images.
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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 had another opportunity minutes into the second half, but his powerful shot hit the post.

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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 spot kick 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.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Premier League giants Manchester United qualified for the 2019/2020 Europa League semifinal after beating FC Copenhagen 1-0 on Monday night, August 10.

The victory however did not come to Manchester United easily as they laboured from the start of the encounter in which they were also forced into extra time.

Manchester United started the duel on an impressive note knowing fully well that this is the only competition remaining for them this season.

Marcus Rashford had the chance to score the first goal for Manchester United in the fourth minute after being set up by Mason Greenwood, but he failed to score.

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