Manchester United have a date an opponent for the Europa League semi-final. United will face Sevilla on Sunday at 8pm.
The Spaniards are tough opponents, having won the Europa League in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Notably, in 2018 they knocked United out of the Champions League with a Wissam Ben Yedder inspired victory at Old Trafford.
United put a lot right since that miserable night under Jose Mourinho. Now there is a chance to show how far we have come.
A chance for revenge
The loss in 2018 at Old Trafford was the beginning of the end for Mourinho and many players in the United squad will remember it well.
Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba were all left on the bench by Mourinho in United’s defeat.
All three players will be expected to start on Sunday and help United to exact revenge.
Sevilla beat Wolves 1-0 with a late goal from impressive winger Lucas Ocampos.
The match is also personal for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has his own score to settle with Sevilla.
It’s personal for Solskjaer too
Speaking after United’s win over FC Copenhagen, Solskjaer acknowledged his own personal misfortune at the hands of Sevilla, while manager of Molde.
He told the club website: “I had a last-16 round with Molde against Sevilla, so I want to get back at them for that as well.”
Solskjaer’s Molde lost the first leg 3-0 back in 2016 before winning the second leg 1-0.
A lot has happened since at Sevilla too, with 2018 goalscorer Ben Yedder sold last summer.
They recently finished fourth in La Liga, winning four of their last five league games.
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