Europa League

The Europa League will follow the same qualifying format as the Champions League.

The group stage will start on October 20, 2020 and the final will take place in Gdansk, Poland on May 26, 2021.

August 20: Preliminary round
August 27: First qualifying round
September 17: Second qualifying round
September 24: Third qualifying round
October 1: Play-offs
October 22: Group stage matchday 1
October 29: Group stage matchday 2
November 5: Group stage matchday 3
November 26: Group stage matchday 4
December 3: Group stage matchday 5
December 10: Group stage matchday 6
February 18 & 25, 2021: Round of 32
March 11 & 18, 2021: Round of 16
April 8 & 15, 2021: Quarter-finals
April 29 & May 6, 2021: Semi-finals
May 26: Final

Sevilla has won this trophy a record five times, doing so in 2006, 2007, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Lucas Ocampos’ 88th minute header saw them narrowly beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 in the quarter-finals.

MAN UTD TEAM NEWS

Team to play Sevilla: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Williams, Fred, Pogba, Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford, Martial.

Subs: Grant, Romero, Bailly, Fosu-Mensah, Mengi, Pereira, James, Lingard, Mata, Matic, McTominay, Ighalo.


SEVILLA TEAM NEWS

Team to play Man Utd: Bono, Navas, Kounde,Carlos, Reguilon, Fernando, Jordan, Banega, Ocampos, Suso, En-Nesyri.

Subs: Vaclik, Diaz, Gomez, Munir, Gudelj, Escudero, De Jong, Oliver, Vazquez, Lara, Genaro, Perez.

1 min

Both sets of players and officials take the knee before kick off..

5 min

Free kick to Sevilla after a foul from Pogba on Banega. 

7 min

PENALTY MAN UTD! GOAL! SEVILLA 0-1 MAN UTD (Fernandes, 9)

14 min

Fred moves past Carlos before striking, but it’s not quite the right angle and it goes into the side of the net.

19 min

Greenwood comes off the better but does commit a foul in the process, giving Sevilla the free kick. 

23 min

Free kick to Sevilla inside the United half after a foul from Fred on Ocampos who is not booked.

25 min

Another Sevilla free kick, but Ocampos sends a header over the crossbar.

GOAL! SEVILLA 1-1 MAN UTD (Suso, 26)


31 min

Greenwood plays the ball back for Pogba at the top before he in turns sweeps it to his left for the waiting Martial who takes it over the crossbar. 

36 min

Rashford free kick in and it’s heading goalwards, but Bounou pushes it away.

42 min

Williams has gone down holding his face after a tussle with El-Nesyri. 

45 min

Two minutes added on ..

45 + 2 min

HT: SEVILLA 1-1 MAN UTD

46 min

Sevilla get the second half under way.

52 min

Martial is through again but Bounou is there once again to deny the Frenchman. 

56 min

Ocampos comes off for Munir – it looks like Ocampos has an injury to his knee – while De Jong comes on for El-Nasyri.

62 min

Martial’s attempts to get the ball back from Jordan draws an angry reaction.

67 min

Pogba sends his half volley well over the crossbar. 

75 min

The VAR check is complete too and there’s no case to answer for the potential Fernandes handball.

GOAL! SEVILLA 2-1 MAN UTD (De Jong, 78)

84 min

Fernandes has gone down in the box and wants a Penalty…but the referee doesn’t think so and neither does VAR.

87 min

Fosu-Mensah, James and Mata come on for United.

90 min

There will be six minutes of added-on time…

90 + 6 min

FT: SEVILLA 2-1 MAN UTD It’s the third time this season that they have gone out of a competition at the semi-final stage including both the FA Cup and Carabao Cup exits…

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