Player ratings as Red Devils crash out of Europa League

Manchester United crashed out of the Europa League with an embarrassing performance against a clinical Sevilla at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Thursday night. United had thrown away a 2-0 lead in the first leg and never got going in the second. Sevilla didn’t look back as soon as Youssef En-Nesyri broke the deadlock early to […]

FA Cup semi-finals and Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend | FA Cup

1) Brighton can end 40 years of hurt Manchester United and Brighton meeting at Wembley can only summon memories of the 1983 FA Cup final. Gordon Smith’s miss/Gary Bailey’s save, Ray Wilkins’ chip and maniacal celebration, Steve Foster’s ill-fated return from suspension for the replay, Ron Atkinson savouring the moment of United’s replay win. Halcyon […]

Next six games after Sevilla second leg

Nobody in Europe has played more games of football than Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United side this season and the events of the last couple of weeks suggest the workload has taken its toll. With Lisando Martinez now out for the season with an injury and Raphael Varane only likely to play a very small […]

Moffi sent parking out of Europa as Nice suffer shock loss to Basel

Moffi was superb in the first leg, but he could not help his side salvage anything in the second leg Super Eagles striker Terem Moffi was unable to score as his Nice side succumbed to a shocking 2-1 extra-time loss to Basel in the quarterfinals of the Europa Conference League. Moffi put up a superb […]