Juan And Only: Mata On Target As Man Utd Progress To Last Eight Of Europa League (Video)

Alan Duffy

16th, March 2017

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Manchester United booked their place in the last eight of the Europa League on Thursday, courtesy of a hard-fought 1-0 win over Rostov at Old Trafford (and a 2-1 aggregate score).

The game was set up nicely after the 1-1 first-leg draw in Russia, with the Red Devils the clear favourites to progress.

However, despite dominating for large periods of the game, the hosts struggled to open the scoring, with Henrik Mkhitaryan firing wide.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic came even closer for United, hitting the frame of the goal twice before the break.

United then lost Paul Pogba courtesy of a hamstring injury early in the second-half.

Rostov struggled to create much