Champions League: Sevilla switch to Manchester United, AS Roma to quarter-finals

Not Manchester United, but Sevilla has wed morning surprisingly qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The Spanish club went to Old Trafford with a 1-2 win after the first leg in Seville on 0-0 was terminated. Also AS Roma are going in the drum to the quarter-finals and at the expense of Shakhtar Donetsk.

The Belgian midfielder for Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini (left) in a duel with Pablo Sarabia of Seville, England, 13 march 2018. © AFP

ManU-coach José Mourinho has preferred the midfield Marouane Fellaini over Paul Pogba. For the Red Devil, just got back from a lingering knee injury, it was the first rise since the end of november last year. Romelu Lukaku helped the Red Devils the attacking weight on his broad shoulders.

After an insipid first half was the brilscore in Manchester still on the board. With peace in sight gave Fellaini the tuispubliek a rare moment of excitement, goalkeeper Rico bokste his hard shot, however, in a corner. The second company had more to hands. Muriel was the Mancunians immediately a solid opdoffer sell, but hesitated too long and allowed Bailly to return. On the other side was goalkeeper Rico excellent flat on a crossed apron of Lingard.

On the hour was Fellaini after a creditable race to the side for Pogba. Sevilla was barely in the piece, but the match was turned upside down completely after the contribution of Wissam Ben Yedder in the 72nd minute. Two minutes after subbing knocked the French striker David De Gea in the short corner.

Four minutes later, Ben Yedder for the home team with a brilliant header the kiss of death. In a nervous final left Smalling and Lukaku the aansluitinsgtreffer. The Red Devil Manchester United with his fifth Champions League goal of the campaign is still a glimmer of hope, but beyond the 1-2 came in the second half and not more. In the injury time forgot Ben Yedder the crown on the work.

AS Roma

Radja Nainggolan and Roma were in their own Stadio Olimpico with a 2-1 defeat in Ukraine in October. Through the tandem Nainggolan-champions ‘ manager insists there were immediately two kansjes, but afterwards deemsterden the Romans road. Shakhtar Donetsk took over the leather, but got no ball between the posts.

Immediately after the break succeeded, AS Roma do the spell to break. Kevin Strootman sent champions ‘ manager insists deep, with a subtle ball through the legs of goalkeeper Pjatov put the Bosnian striker to the 1-0 on the scoreboard. Shakthar’s lap suddenly woke up, but saw his attacking intentions ten minutes before time, suspended by a red card. Ivan Ordets pulled the broken champions ‘ manager insists down and started showering.

AS Roma held afterwards, position and the place for the first time in ten years for the quarter-finals of the kampioenenbal. Nainggolan played the whole match.

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