A dramatic second half brings Manchester United closer to the final
30 Apr 2021
Five goals after the break made it 6-2 against Roma. Both Bruno Fernandes and Cavani scored twice, and Pogba and Greenwood rounded the final result. Juan Mata came in the 89th minute.
Manchester United took a big step towards the final of the Europa League. At Old Trafford, in the first leg of the semifinals by trashing AS Roma after the break (6-2). Juan Mata played the last minutes replacing Bruno Fernandes, one of the protagonists of the tie.
Bruno, in the 9th minute, put United ahead with a great goal. However, Pellegrini (from the penalty spot) and Džeko overcame the result before the break. The 1-2 was worrying, but the local team swept aside their rivals in the second half. The goals from Cavani (minutes 48 and 64), Bruno (min 71 from the penalty spot), Pogba (75) and Greenwood (86) knocked down the Italian team.
While the second leg will be played next Thursday, over the weekend there's an interesting matchday 34 of the Premier League. Manchester United will host Liverpool at Old Trafford this Sunday, in the great classic of English football.