Manchester United goes to the final of the Europa League

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Manchester United, with their mission very on track after winning 6-2 in the first leg in England, finished the job and sealed their pass to the Europa League final without shocks, despite losing 3-2 on their visit to Rome, this Thursday in the return of the semifinals.

Uruguayan Edinson Cavani, put the 'Red Devils' ahead before the break (minute 39). Edin Dzeko (56) and Bryan Cristante (59) later scored for Roma, but Cavani tied it at two at 68.

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With no room for epic comebacks, a goal against Brazilian Alex Telles (83) marked the final 3-2 for Roma, who could at least leave with the taste of victory.

After securing the title in the Champions League, where Manchester City and Chelsea qualified for the final this week, English football will also aspire to a success in the second European tournament thanks to Manchester United, which will be measured on the 26th of this month. in the final in Gdansk (Poland) to Spanish Villarreal, who eliminated Arsenal.

Manchester United will aspire to their second Europa League title, after the one they won in 2017.

Roma, seventh in Serie A, are left with no options to play in the next Champions League, a tournament in which the man announced this week as their next coach, the Portuguese José Mourinho, will not be in the 2021-2022 season.

After the win received in the first game, Roma had a very difficult comeback, but began pressing, forced to two good interventions by Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea (minutes 3 and 8).

Cavani warned in the 19th by sending the crossbar and in the 25th he had a great chance, a pass from Bruno Fernandes, but his shot crashed into the face of goalkeeper Antonio Mirante.

Roma had to regret the change due to injury to Chris Smalling shortly after, before Cavani scored in the 39th, in a counterattack launched by the Brazilian Fred, author of the assist.

In the second half, Bosnian Edin Dzeko (56) and Bryan Cristante (59) scored for Roma.

Cavani drew two in 68, head-to-center by Bruno Fernandes, but Roma walked away with the honor of a win thanks to the goal against Telles in 83, although it was insufficient to avoid elimination.

AFP

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