Edinson cavani continues to prove its worth in the Manchester United, and this time he did it in the first leg of the semifinals of the UEFA Europa League, where your team beat 6 to 2 to Rome. The Uruguayan scored two goals and provided two assists on a good night for the Red Devils.
The game started well for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team with a great goal resulting from a beautiful team play in which Cavani gave the last pass to Bruno Fernandes, and the Portuguese invoiced 1 to 0.
However, Roma went to equalize and got it through a penalty from Lorenzo Pellegrini after Paul Pogba’s hand.
The Italian team followed long and at 33 ‘he turned the game around through Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko and it seemed that the game was getting complicated for the Red Devils.
Before the end of the first part, Cavani had two clear chances of reaching equality, but between the goalkeeper and the Roma defense they denied him the possibility.
The Matador did not give up shortly after the second half started, received a great pass from Bruno Fernandes and nailed it in the corner for the 2 to 2 part that returned Manchester United to the game.
On a night in which he had several opportunities, Cavani had a mistake in the definition shortly after his goal, which could mean the 3 to 2, but he raised the shot too much.
But a scorer like Edinson Cavani always find a new chance to convert, and this reached him at 63 ‘, when he took advantage of a rebound and defined calmly to put his team up on the scoreboard again.
From then on, the game was all for the Solskjaer team. Five minutes after the goal, Cavani was fouled in the area by Chris Smalling and caused a penalty for Bruno Fernandes to put the 4-2 in the match, which was beginning to be liquidated.
Manchester United reached the fifth goal through Paul Pogba in the 74th minute, when the Frenchman headed into the net a great center that fell into the heart of the Roma area.
But the contribution of the Uruguayan to the game still had one more card, after he gave a brilliant assistance to Mason Greenwood for the final 6 to 2 and that helped Manchester United put a foot and a half in the UEFA Europa League final.