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Europa League semi-finals: Manchester United make unbelievable comeback to beat AS Roma with a 6-2 score

Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal with teammate Edinson Cavani during the UEFA Europa League Semi-final First Leg match between Manchester United and AS Roma at Old Trafford on April 29, 2021 in Manchester, England. Sporting stadiums around Europe remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Jan Kruger - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

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Match information

Europe, UEFA Europa League, Playoff

29 April 2021 - 23:00


Manchester United


AS Roma

1 - 0 Bruno Fernandes - 9`

1 - 1 Lorenzo Pellegrini - 15`

1 - 2 Edin Dzeko - 33`

2 - 2 Edinson Cavani - 48`

3 - 2 Edinson Cavani - 64`

4 - 2 Bruno Fernandes - 71`

5 - 2 Paul Pogba - 75`

6 - 2 Mason Greenwood - 86`

Manchester United make an unbelievable comeback to beat AS Roma with a 6-2 score in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final clash at Old Trafford. AS Roma were looking confident in the first half. United took an early lead through a goal from Bruno Fernandes. But quickly after it, Paul Pogba played handball and gave away a penalty, which Lorenzo Pellegrini converted. Pellegrini then set up Edin Dzeko to put AS Roma ahead in the first half with a 2-1 score.





In the second half, Edinson Cavani scored a quick goal to equalise the score.






Cavani scored his 11th career goal against AS Roma and gave the lead to Manchester United in the 64th minute of the game.





Ex-United star Chris Smalling helped his former side and Bruno Fernandes scored the fourth goal for United from the penalty spot.





Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side netted another one, as Paul Pogba added his name to the scoresheet.





United didn’t end there as Mason Greenwood scored the sixth after an assist from Cavani.





The second leg will take place on Thursday, May 6. Click here to watch the highlights of the first leg.

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