Manchester United lose Europa League benefit courtesy of two stunning late personal targets
Sevilla produced a dramatic late comeback towards Manchester United to seize a essential 2-2 draw within the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.
Marcel Sabitzer scored twice within the first half to place United 2-0 up at Outdated Trafford on Thursday however personal targets from Tyrell Malacia and Harry Maguire within the 84th and 92nd minutes surprised the house crowd in an exciting finish to the encounter.
Lisandro Martinez was carried off by medical workers late on with what seemed to be an Achilles harm and the Argentina worldwide in tears as United needed to play the ultimate couple of minutes with 10 males – as a result of reality Erik ten Hag’s facet had used up all 5 substitutes – when United have been nonetheless main 2-1.
Bruno Fernandes, meantime, is dominated out of the second leg on April 20 after being issued a yellow card and Rapahel Varane was taken off at half-time after selecting up a knock in what grew to become a nightmare of an evening for the Pink Devils.
United started the sport effectively and had the ball behind the online in below a minute however Jadon Sancho’s scientific end was rightfully referred to as out for offside.
Ten Hag’s males saved urgent, although, and Fernandes’ very good go discovered Sabitzer to provide them the lead after 14 minutes along with his highly effective strike beating Sevilla goalkeeper Bono after it took a deflection on the way in which in.
Simply seven minutes later and Sabitzer made it 2-0 to place United in charge of the tie after Anthony Martial’s silky via play, with no-one selecting up the late run of the Austria worldwide midfielder, who registered his second and third targets for the membership.
Issues may have gotten even worse for Sevilla instantly earlier than half-time when former Tottenham winger Erik Lamela put in a vicious problem on Casemiro – with VAR checking for a possible crimson card earlier than in the end deciding to maintain it yellow.
However the Spanish facet virtually pulled one again with Tanguy Nianzou’s thunderous header from a nook forcing a save from David de Gea earlier than Raphael Varane headed the looping unfastened ball off the road.
United might need put the sport to mattress on the hour mark when Antony virtually produced a second of magic – reducing inside and hitting a hovering shot which slammed off the within of the submit – inches away from extending the lead.
Malacia misplaced probability with eight minutes to play after which switched off as Sevilla scored moments later when former Manchester Metropolis star Jesus Navas fired a cross which deflected off the defender – after which De Gea – into the online.
Martinez then went out injured – with United compelled to play with 10 males – and the Pink Devils conceded in added time via Maguire’s personal purpose as Youssef En-Nesyri’s header hit him within the face and soared previous De Gea to set off frenzied celebrations within the away finish.