A bit closer to the semi-finals
14 Apr 2017
United obtained a great result in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Europa League (1-1). Anderlecht levelled in the 86 minute. The tie will be decided at Old Trafford in a week time.
Manchester United draw 1-1 in Brussels against Anderlecht in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Europa League. The result gives the Red Devils advantage for the second leg, although the game was a bit disappointed in the end.
ManU, with Juan Mata absent, took the lead thanks to Mkhitaryan's goal and controlled the game until the last minutes. They had enough chances to widen the result and almost leave the tie solved, but Dendoncker scored the equaliser in the 86 minute.
The tie will be decided at Old Trafford in a week time. At play, a place in the semi-finals of a tournament United wants to conquer. Before that, they will have to face Chelsea, Mata's former team. A clash between two of the big teams in the Premier that it will be played at Old Trafford.