Sevilla produced a dramatic late comeback towards Manchester United to seize a important 2-2 draw within the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.
Marcel Sabitzer scored twice within the first half to place United 2-0 up at Previous Trafford on Thursday however personal objectives from Tyrell Malacia and Harry Maguire within the 84th and 92nd minutes surprised the house crowd in an exciting finish to the encounter.
Lisandro Martinez was carried off by medical workers late on with what seemed to be an Achilles damage and the Argentina worldwide in tears as United needed to play the ultimate jiffy with 10 males – because of the reality Erik ten Hag’s aspect had used up all 5 substitutes – when United had been nonetheless main 2-1.
Bruno Fernandes, meantime, is dominated out of the second leg on April 20 after being issued a yellow card and Rapahel Varane was taken off at half-time after choosing up a knock in what grew to become a nightmare of an evening for the Purple Devils.
United started the sport properly and had the ball at the back of the online in underneath a minute however Jadon Sancho’s scientific end was rightfully referred to as out for offside.
Ten Hag’s males saved urgent, although, and Fernandes’ excellent move discovered Sabitzer to present them the lead after 14 minutes along with his highly effective strike beating Sevilla goalkeeper Bono after it took a deflection on the best way in.
Simply seven minutes later and Sabitzer made it 2-0 to place United accountable for the tie after Anthony Martial’s silky by play, with no-one choosing up the late run of the Austria worldwide midfielder, who registered his second and third objectives for the membership.
Issues may have gotten even worse for Sevilla instantly earlier than half-time when former Tottenham winger Erik Lamela put in a vicious problem on Casemiro – with VAR checking for a possible purple card earlier than in the end deciding to maintain it yellow.
However the Spanish aspect nearly pulled one again with Tanguy Nianzou’s thunderous header from a nook forcing a save from David de Gea earlier than Raphael Varane headed the looping free ball off the road.
United may need put the sport to mattress on the hour mark when Antony nearly produced a second of magic – chopping inside and hitting a hovering shot which slammed off the within of the publish – inches away from extending the lead.
Malacia misplaced probability with eight minutes to play after which switched off as Sevilla scored moments later when former Manchester Metropolis star Jesus Navas fired a cross which deflected off the defender – after which De Gea – into the online.
Martinez then went out injured – with United compelled to play with 10 males – and the Purple Devils conceded in added time by Maguire’s personal aim as Youssef En-Nesyri’s header hit him within the face and soared previous De Gea to set off frenzied celebrations within the away finish.