12 Aug Man United largest in world
Sevilla supervisor Julen Lopetegui has mentioned Manchester United are “the largest team on the planet” forward of their Europa League semifinal.
United and Sevilla will go head-to-head in Cologne on Sunday for a spot within the last on Aug. 21.
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It is going to be the primary assembly since Sevilla dumped United out of the Champions League in 2018 — a consequence which prompted Jose Mourinho to say the Spanish facet had an even bigger “football heritage.”
“We’re going to play towards Manchester United within the subsequent match,” Lopetegui, who led his team to a 1-Zero win over Wolves of their quarterfinal in Duisburg on Tuesday, mentioned.
“They’re the largest team on the planet however we will be ready for them.”
Sevilla goalkeeper Yassine Bounou was the hero towards Wolves after saving Raul Jimenez’s penalty earlier than Lucas Ocampos arrange the tie with United with a glancing header two minutes from time.
“It is one thing we’re actually trying ahead to, each as gamers and followers,” Bounou mentioned.
“The Europa League is a crucial competitors for the membership and we go into the tie up for the cup, centered on the following recreation and nothing else.
“I have been training saving penalties. I do know Raul from our time collectively at Atletico Madrid so I knew just a little bit how he tends to take them. However you all the time want luck, too.”