Ben Yedder double for Sevilla knocks Man United out of UCL

From ESPN - March 13, 2018

Sevilla are through to the Champions League quarterfinals after beating Manchester United 2-1 in their second leg at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

Substitute Wissam Ben Yedder's rapid-fire double helped Vincenzo Montella's team see off their Premier League rivals after the first leg had finished in a goalless draw in Spain.

Romelu Lukaku pulled one back in the game's closing minutes, but the damage had been done and Sevilla held on for the victory and passage to the last eight.

Jose Mourinho left Paul Pogba on the bench to start the match and picked Marouane Fellaini in the centre of his midfield, marking the first time the Belgium international started for United since November.

The hosts looked lively to start to the match, with Lukaku skying a shot over the bar after some nice interplay with Jesse Lingard and then having another attempt from close range blocked by the Sevilla defence.

United's La Liga foes were fashioning chances at the other end as well, with Joaquin Correa setting up Luis Muriel and Franco Vazquez with good looks at goal inside 15 minutes only for their shots to veer off course.

Muriel had another chance on the counter-attack after 25 minutes, but his low line drive skipped wide of the far post from a Pablo Sarabia pass.

Fellaini was in on goal after a one-two with Alexis Sanchez and his shot stung the hands of Sevilla keeper Sergio Rico, although he might have done better to square to an onrushing Lukaku.


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