Marcus Rashford free-kick hands Man Utd advantage over Celta Vigo

Marcus Rashford free-kick hands Man Utd advantage over Celta Vigo

Marcus Rashford free-kick hands Man Utd advantage over Celta Vigo

Marcus Rashford scored a second-half free-kick as Manchester United defeated Celta Vigo 1-0 at Balaidos to gain the upper hand in their Europa League semi-final tie.

"Normal is win, lose, draw". Today, no problem - we shook hands before the game, we shook hands after the game.

We played well enough to have it closed.

"I am happy for them, it is the first time I leave Highbury or Emirates and they are happy".

The victory puts United on course for this month's final with Ajax Amsterdam the most likely opponents after they beat visiting Olympique Lyonnais 4-1 in their first leg on Thursday. But you can not say that we did not try to win the game and that's what we are going to try to do in the remaining three matches in the Premier League.

Yes, he has built an incredibly talented team at Tottenham but failing to win a trophy with this team for two seasons shows a major flaw in Pochettino.

Celta tried to respond when Aspas volleyed wide after a one-two with Jonny and Lingard blasted wide from 15 yards at the other end after a loose ball fell into his path as United threatened to strengthen their position further.

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At this moment, the perspective is different because the Europa League becomes even more important for us.

The Gunners boss brought an end to that frustrating streak at just the right time as goals from Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck improved Arsenal's chances of salvaging a troubled season by finishing in the top four.

The injury list is mounting for United, with Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw and Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirmed to be out, and Eric Bailly doubtful to play after picking up knocks on Sunday against Swansea.

Arsenal have won four of their last five games in all competitions since Wenger switched formation to a back three, but they remain sixth in the table, narrowing the gap on fourth-placed Manchester City to six points.

United, by contrast, have been crowned continental champions on three occasions, although, surprisingly, they have managed to win just twice on their previous 22 trips to Spain.

Mourinho's warning that he may field a weakened team against Arsenal on Sunday and could play youth players against Crystal Palace on the final day is unnecessary.

"The players that have accumulated lots of minutes are not going to play next weekend", said Mourinho.

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