The Danish team sold the defeat dearly and led the English to overtime, where the Red Devils scored the goal that gave them victory.
Manchester United beat Copenhagen 1-0 after extra time in the RheinEnergieStadion and obtained his pass to the semifinals of the UEFA Europa League.
Copenhagen had the first clear chance of the match after a Pep Biel cross that Mohammed Daramy could not connect correctly. The first 45 ‘had an unpredictable parity in the previous one, but the Red Devils were also able to score thanks to a good run and better definition from Mason Greenwood, which was canceled due to an advanced position.
With the start of the add-on, those led by Solskjaer took the initiative to gain the upper hand. They warned at 56 ‘with another goal canceled by offside in which Rashford took advantage of a rebound with the defeated goalkeeper. Minutes later, Bruno Fernandes smashed a shot into the post from outside the area.
With seven minutes to go, Karl-Johan Johnsson impressively deflected a cross shot from outside Martial. In the last minute of addition, Stage tried from the outside, but went over the bar and the match had to go into overtime.
In extra time, Bruno Fernandes changed for goal with a shot to the goalkeeper’s right post and then Rashford had the chance to finish the game, but defined with a strong shot in the middle contained by the Danish goalkeeper.
Manchester United kept the ball in the second half and despite the rival’s final attempts, with more conviction than good play, they managed to advance to the semifinals after taking advantage of their greater physical rest. Wait for the winner of Sevilla-Wolverhampton, which will be played on Tuesday.
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