Sunday, 15 December, 2019

Last chance for Manchester United in Champions League bid

Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates their 6-1 victory at the end of their Uefa Champions League round of 16 second leg match against Paris Saint Germain FC at the Camp Nou in Barcelona Last chance for Manchester United in Champions League bid
Vera Richards | 25 May, 2017, 08:19

Paul Pogba dedicated Manchester United's Europa League title triumph on Wednesday to the 22 people killed in Monday's terror attack in Manchester, saying: "We played for the people who died".

― Reuters picSTOCKHOLM, May 25 ― Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal in each half as their team comfortably outclassed Ajax Amsterdam to win an emotional Europa League final 2-0 and qualify for the group stages of the Champions League.

Mourinho has now won 12 out of 14 cup finals in his career, including all four European finals he has been involved in, and the team produced the type of clinical display with which his sides have always been renowned.

Mourinho's second Champions League victory was with Inter-milan in 2010.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the win and the events in Manchester on Monday night: "If we could, we would change obviously the people's lives for this cup - immediately, we wouldn't think twice. We've done it, and we're proud", said Pogba.

Speaking of transfers in the summer, Mourinho said: "Ed Woodward has my list, what I want, what I would like for more than two months". "People say we've had a bad season but the prize is great and we've done it now". Kick-off is set for 19:45 BST, so stick with us until then as we build up to the game, with team news expected about an hour before the start. Beating Legia Warsaw and Copenhagen to reach the last eight, overseeing Schalke in the quarter-finals saw Europe sit up and take notice, before a commanding 4-1 win over Lyon in the first leg of their semi-final really put them in the driving seat for a final place.

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The Armenian said: "Thank you to my team-mates because without them I couldn't score so many goals".

Mourinho held up three fingers at the final whistle, one for each trophy won this season after United followed up their Community Shield win in August with the EFL Cup and now the Europa League crowns.

Manchester United celebrate with the trophy after winning the Europa League. We were much stronger than them.

Spain worldwide Juan Mata expressed his delight at helping United land the only major trophy missing from the club's honours, but his thoughts were also primarily with those affected by the shocking events in Manchester.

"It means the last piece in the puzzle", Mourinho said, "a club with every trophy in the world of football".

"I'm disappointed because you play finals to win them. They're not taking it away from us". A right-wing corner was headed down by Chris Smalling, and Mkhitaryan reacted quickest with a very smart finish.

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