16 Aug Sevilla FC vs. Manchester United – Football Match Report – August 16, 2020
Luuk de Jong scored the winner for Sevilla within the 79th minute as United had been overwhelmed within the semifinals of a contest for the third time this season following losses on the similar stage within the FA Cup and Carabao Cup.
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Following the match, United defender Harry Maguire mentioned: “It is troublesome. The boys are devastated. We created quite a few probabilities. The most effective team misplaced. They punished us for lacking probabilities. They did not make many probabilities to be sincere.
“We conceded from two crosses which isn’t ok.We labored our socks off and deserved to win and get by. We fell quick in a semi-final for the third time this 12 months.”
Man United took the lead inside 10 minutes from the penalty spot as Bruno Fernandes dispatched a well-taken penalty kick after Marcus Rashford was fouled within the space whereas breaking in on aim.
The lead was short-lived, although, with Sevilla hitting again within the 26th minute when Suso met Sergio Reguilon’s inch-perfect cross on the again put up and powered a first-time shot previous David De Gea to make it 1-1, a scoreline that might final by the remainder of the primary half.
Sevilla held off an early second-half onslaught from Man United, who got here out firing from the break, with goalkeeper Bono developing with a string of saves to maintain the rating degree.
Man United had been made to pay for his or her wasted probabilities simply earlier than the 80-minute mark, with De Jong turning residence a Jesus Navas cross to provide Sevilla a lead they’d not relinquish.
United had 20 makes an attempt at aim in contrast with Sevilla’s 9, however all of the spurned gilt-edged probabilities got here again to chunk them as Julen Lopetegui’s aspect surprised their opponents.
Sevilla, who can be aiming for a sixth Europa League trophy, now await the results of Monday’s different last-four match between Inter Milan and Shakhtar Donetsk to see who they will face within the ultimate on Aug. 21.
The consequence leaves Manchester United with no main trophy for the third-straight season for the primary time since a stretch between 1987-89, which Maguire mentioned he thought would are available time for the group.
He mentioned: “It will occur quickly. We need to win it as quickly as attainable. If we take one other big step subsequent season we’ll enhance once more. Tonight we turned up and the most effective team misplaced.
“Maybe that little bit of inexperience price us — we should not have conceded that second aim.”