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Europa League: Manchester United, Inter Milan Reach Quarter-Finals | Football News

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Jesse Lingard scored the equaliser on a swift counter assault for Manchester United.© AFP




Manchester United edged LASK 2-1 and Inter Milan beat Getafe 2-Zero on Wednesday in rescheduled ties because of the coronavirus pandemic to clinch locations within the quarter finals of the Europa League. United had a 5-Zero lead from their first leg performed in March and can face Copenhagen who loved a 3-Zero victory on the night time over Istanbul Basaksehir.

Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan will face both Steven Gerrard’s Rangers or Bayer Leverkusen with the Germans holding a 3-1 lead going into Thursday’s match.

Despite United’s snug lead from March 12’s first leg the guests precipitated issues early on.

Andres Andrade hit the crossbar with a strong header after 10 minutes at an virtually empty Old Trafford earlier than Peter Michorl fired broad simply after the quarter of an hour mark.

The Linz-based outfit needed to wait till the second half to interrupt the impasse as defender Philipp Wiesinger rifled into the highest nook from exterior the field after 55 minutes.

Their celebrations have been shortlived as Jesse Lingard equalised on the counter assault for United three minutes later.

Anthony Martial claimed the match-winner with two minutes to go regardless of LASK goalkpeer Alexander Schlager getting a foot to the France striker’s shot. 

Inter’s assembly with the La Liga facet was performed over only one leg in Gelsenkirchen to save lots of time forward of subsequent week’s final eight to be held in Germany.

They superior to the subsequent spherical as Romelu Lukaku grew to become the membership’s first participant to attain in 5 straight European appearances since Brazilian striker Adriano in 2004. 

Lukaku slotted house after Alessandro Bastoni’s lengthy ball after 33 minutes.

The Spaniards got an opportunity to take the sport to penalties with 25 minutes remaining as VAR mentioned Diego Godin had handballed in his personal field however veteran cente-forward Jorge Molina missed the ensuing penalty.

Christian Eriksen made certain of Inter’s spot after 84 minutes along with his first contact after Dakonam Djene made a large number of a clearance inside his personal space. 

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Elsewhere, 2009 champions Shakhtar Donetsk booked a final eight spot towards Basel or Eintracht Frankfurt after three objectives inside the closing 4 minutes clinched a 3-Zero win over Wolfsburg.

On Thursday Rangers head to Leverkusen, Wolves host Olympiakos, and Sevilla face Roma in Duisburg.

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