Manchester United 0-0 Sevilla LIVE: Paul Pogba left out of crucial Champions League last 16 showdown


Manchester United will be hoping to continue their feel good factor by booking their place in Friday’s Champions League quarter-final draw.

Jose Mourinho’s men beat Liverpool 2-1 in the Premier League last weekend and must now beat La Liga side Sevilla to advance to the last eight of Europe’s elite club competition.

But with the tie evenly poised at 0-0, will see plenty of drama in this decisive second leg?

The game is live on BT Sport where UK subscribers can live stream via their BT Sport player app.

But you can, of course, follow all the action as it happens at Old Trafford right here.

Man United XI: De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Bailly, Young; Matic, Fellaini; Sanchez, Lingard, Rashford; Lukaku

Sevilla XI: Rico; Mercado, Kjaer, Lenglet Escudero; N’Zonzi, Banega; Sarabia, Vazquez, Correa; Muriel

24 minsminute by minute

Lingard makes a quick run into the Sevilla penalty area and tries to latch onto a through-ball from Sanchez, but Kjaer is comfortably able to read the danger and deal with it.

22 minsminute by minute

Sevilla are presented with another good chance to break forward after United lose possession, but Muriel is unable to control the ball with his back to goal and easily loses out to Smalling.

20 minsminute by minute

Vazquez is presented with the ball just outside of the hosts’ penalty area and is in a decent position to pick out a black shirt inside the box, but his attempted pass is poor and brings a promising attacking move to a disappointing end.

20′ gone

Anxiety going around Old Trafford right now.

Jose Mourinho wanted a fast start.

He certainly hasn’t got it.

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18 minsminute by minute

Mercado gets himself into a good position over on the right wing, where he swings a looping cross into the United box. He can’t quite pick out a team-mate, though, as De Gea comfortably deals with the danger.

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16 minsminute by minute

Banega is left in far too much space deep inside the United half of the pitch, allowing him to spin and work the ball over to Vazquez. The Italy international quickly shoots, but there’s too much power behind the strike and it fails to trouble De Gea.

The best chances have been for the away side so far.

They’ve really grown into this.

But, just like the first leg they’ve misfired thus far.

Correa, Banega and Vazquez have all had wayward efforts.

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14 minsminute by minute

Almost a costly mistake by Bailly! A terrible pass from the defender can only find a black shirt, allowing Sevilla to quickly counter-attack. Correa picks out Muriel and sets up the striker to shoot from 20 yards out, but the effort is a poor one and sails high over the crossbar.

15 minsSTATS

Overall Possession Ratio

Possession

13 minsminute by minute

Sevilla continue dominating possession as they continue to enjoy a decent period on the ball. Correa is eventually able to carve out a pocket of space for himself and shoot, but he can’t guide it past Bailly on the edge of the penalty area.

11 minsminute by minute

N’Zonzi charges down the left wing and sends a poked pass through to Escudero. The full-back tries to get to the ball ahead of Rashford but is comfortably out-muscled by the youngster, who did well to deal with the defender.

10′ gone

Chances at either end in the opening 10 minutes then folks.

Lukaku fired wide for United, who made a very quick start.

But Sevilla have settled now and Banega is starting to pull some strings.

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Correa’s header from his compatriot’s corner went just over the bar…a let off for United that.

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9 minsminute by minute

Correa goes close! Vazquez breaks down the left flank and swings a deflected cross behind for a corner. It’s whipped in by Banega and picks out Correa, who gets a head on the ball and sends it just a yard or two over the crossbar.

8 minsminute by minute

A poor attempted clearance from Valencia can only find Escudero, and it presents Sevilla with their first opportunity to attack. They can’t make it count, though, as Valencia gets back to dispossess Muriel on the edge of the box.

6 minsminute by minute

Rashford steps up and shoots from the resulting free-kick, but Rico does well to claw the effort away from the near post after it takes a slight deflection off the wall.

4 minsminute by minute

Lingard causes problems out wide before sending a clever cross into the Sevilla box, where Lenglet is just about able to get to the ball ahead of Lukaku, who was lurking with intent.

5 minsminute by minute

Banega is dispossessed by Fellaini and immediately brings Sanchez crashing to the ground with a cynical sliding challenge, leaving the referee with no choice but to show him an early yellow card.

3 minsminute by minute

Good play in the middle of the pitch looks as if it’s set up Lingard to burst down the left flank after getting the better of Kjaer, but the centre-back just about does enough to guide the ball out for a throw-in.

2 minsminute by minute

Early chance for United! Lukaku easily bullies Kjaer away from the ball as he spins round the defender and plays a one-two with Lingard. The big Belgian then unleashes a thumping shot from the edge of the box, but it ends up sailing wide of the far post.

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Attacking make up

Rashford right.

Lingard No.10.

Alexis Sanchez from the left.

That’s the lineup behind Lukaku for United, who are dominating the ball early.

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1 minsminute by minute

We’re off! United get us underway, attacking from left to right.

The two sides are making their way out onto the pitch, with just a few minutes to go until kick-off.

Meanwhile, Sevilla boss Vincenzo Montella has made just one alteration to the team that featured three weeks ago, with Jesus Navas making way for Simon Kjaer.

Mourinho on his teamtalk

It’s simple really.

“Score one more goal than them and we win, that will be my team talk.

“That’s what we need to do.”

Marcus Rashford, two goals at the weekend, will likely be key to that.

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Jose Mourinho has decided to make four changes to the United side that started the first leg, with Bailly, Fellaini, Lingard and Rashford coming into the starting line-up to replace Lindelof, Ander Herrera, McTominay and Mata, respectively.

15 minutes from kickoff

United need to score to win.

But they know they’ll be helped on their way by their Spanish No.1.

Can he keep another clean sheet?

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Sevilla substitutes: David Soria, Guilherme Arana, Nicolas Pareja, Johannes Geis, Guido Pizarro, Nolito, Wissam Ben Yedder.

Sevilla XI (4-2-3-1): Sergio Rico; Gabriel Mercado, Simon Kjaer, Clement Lenglet, Sergio Escudero; Steven N’Zonzi, Ever Banega; Pablo Sarabia, Franco Vazquez, Joaquin Correa; Luis Muriel.

Manchester United substitutes: Sergio Romero, Matteo Darmian, Victor Lindelof, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Anthony Martial.



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