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Man Utd starting XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Pogba, McTominay, James, Fernandes, Rashford, Greenwood. Subs: Grant, Henderson, Telles, Tuanzebe, Williams, Fred, Matic, Diallo, Mata, Van de Beek, Elanga, Cavani.
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Granada starting XI: Rui Silva, Diaz, Vallejo, Duarte, Neva, Herrera, Gonalons, Kenedy, Montoro, Puertas, Soldado. Subs: Banacloche, Fabrega, Foulquier, Perez, German, Suarez, Brice, Machis, Molina.
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Manchester United have reached the quarter-final stages of a major European competition for the 27th time, progressing from 17 of the previous 26. They are winless in the first leg of each of their last three two-legged quarter final matches in Europe (D2 L1).
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Manchester United have scored 21 goals in European competition this season, with 13 of them being scored by either Marcus Rashford (seven goals) or Bruno Fernandes (six goals).
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This is Granada's maiden European campaign - they are the first side since RB Leipzig in 2017-18 to reach the quarter-finals of a major European competition in their first European campaign (UEFA Europa League), while the last side to reach the semi-finals in such a season was Villarreal in 2003-04 (UEFA Cup).
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Granada will be the 11th different Spanish side Manchester United have faced in major European competition - they lost their first ever meeting with five of the previous 10.
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Welcome to live coverage of the Europa League as Granada face Man Utd at Estadio Los Carmenes.
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KICKOFF! Referee Artur Dias blows his whistle to start proceedings!
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Diego Martinez is the Granada coach. He has been linked with a move to Valencia for next season with his contract duet to expire soon.
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It has been a slow start to this match with both sides taking their time over goalkicks and lots of head tennis in the middle third.
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Kenedy and Neva link up down the left for Granada and the latter crosses deep into the area Man Utd box but Shaw deals with the danger.
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SHOT! Pogba receives a square pass and sees a chance to strike for goal from 25 yards out but Vallejo blocks well for the hosts.
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YELLOW card for Pogba who is caught on the ball by Kenedy and takes down the Brazilian winger, who is on loan from Chelsea.
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Kenedy is down after that challenge and is hobbling around after knock to the left ankle. Granada have sent some subs out to limber up.
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Montoro floats a freekick into the area for Granada towards former Spurs reject Soldado but Fernandes heads away for a corner which comes to nothing.
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United are struggling to make much headway against Granada's hard working shape. Solskjaer's team had around 60% of the ball at this stage.
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Man Utd win a corner as James gets to the byline and has a cross blocked well. Fernandes delivers into the area but it's cleared well.
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United are camped in Granada's half and Herrera body checks Fernandes to give away a freekick. Man Utd's star midfielder is full of complaints at his treatment tonight.
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Rashford steps forward for the freekick and decides to try his luck for a good 35 yards out. He tries a Ronaldo style "knuckle ball" which sails wide.
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Man Utd are up to 76% and the game's only four shots. They're dominant but haven't actually created anything of note.
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Gonalons fouls Fernandes from behind but the referee misses it. The home side are getting stuck into challenges in midfield.
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Herrera now charges McTominay in the back in a aerial challenge. He must be close to being booked for Granada.
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CLOSE! Fernandes bursts into the box onto Rashford's pass and has a shot blocked and when the ball breaks to the latter, he curls a shot just wide of the far post.
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Granada finally have their first shot of the match as a chipped ball forward finds Kenedy and he tries an ambitious volley which goes high and wide of De Gea's goal.
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GOAL! MAN UTD! RASHFORD! 0-1. Lindelof launches a perfect 50 metre pass over the defence and Rashford takes it down perfectly and slides home the opener. Granada 0-1 Man Utd.
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Granada launch a ball down the line for Soldado but Lindelof defends well. Man Utd go up the other end and James shows his pace to get to a pass and put in a nice cross which is cleared.
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Granada are trying to get the ball forward quickly but Man Utd keep intercepting. Their passing accuracy so far is only 57% compared to United's 87%.
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Granada finally have some possession and Diaz gets two crosses into the box but both deliveries fail to reach a teammate.
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Pogba commits a foul. Granada takes a lobbed freekick and Herrera tries to volley into the area and the effort the post with De Gea caught out.
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McTominay catches Puertas and is yellow carded. He will miss the second leg.
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Rashford's goal tonight makes him the fourth Premier League player to reach 20 goals in all competitions this season after Harry Kane (29), Mo Salah (27) and Bruno Fernandes (23).
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WIDE! A Granada corner comes into the box and finds Soldado unmarked at the back post. The veteran Spanish striker fires off a shot which goes wide of the post.
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Shaw commits a foul on Puertas and is booked. He will also miss the second leg for Man Utd.
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Fernandes clears a freekick and Granada win a corner. It is sent deep to the edge of the box and Kenedy shows good technique to strike his volley but it's straight at De Gea. Good pressure this from the home team.
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Half time! Man Utd lead 1-0 after a lovely Rashford goal. All to play for in the second half.
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Two minutes added to be played.
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The second half is underway. Man Utd have replaced Shaw with Alex Telles.
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Granada have started well in this half with Herrera getting a cross into the area which is cleared away for a corner.
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SAVE! Granada get two corners into the box. Pogba clears the first one and the second sees Kenedy volley for goal but straight at De Gea.
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Duarte is yellow carded for Granada for a foul on James.
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Granada sub as Sanchez replaces Duarte, who got injured when fouling James.
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SHOT! Maguire does one of his trademark runs forward through the middle and fires a powerful shot wide of goal.
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Wasteful play for Granada. Herrera gets past Maguire but he can't find Soldado in the box.
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United have a period of possession as Telles and Fernandes get crosses into the box and Rui Silva holds it well.
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Cavani replaces Rashford who predictable can't play the full match.
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Kenedy has another shot at hoal but straight at De Gea. He has tried to go for glory several times tonight.
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United have kept seven clean sheets in their last 11 matches. If they can do the same tonight, they'll have a crucial lead for the second leg.
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Herrera turns and strikes for goal but it flies wide of the target for Granada. That's their 7th shot and 3rd on target.
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Maguire holds back Soldado and is carded and becomes the third Man Utd player who will miss the second leg along with Shaw and McTominay.
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Man Utd have had 11 shots tonight but only one on target with five going wide and five blocked.
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Solskjaer makes a change and replaces Pogba with Matic to shut up shop.
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Granada make a double change. Machis replaces Kenedy and Neva comes off for Foulquier.
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Pogba's stats tonight: 55 passes, 8 accurate long ball and two shots. A decent outing but he was caught on the ball a few times.
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Telles puts in a lovely cross into the corridor of uncertainty but Cavani doesn't gamble and the cross goes across the face of goal.
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James shows skill to backheel to find the run of Fernandes but Silva and Sanchez do well to stop him from point blank range. Replays show he was offside anyway.
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Matic is yellow carded for Man Utd for a flailing arm.
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Sub for Man Utd as Van de Beek replaces Greenwood.
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Double change from Granada. Eteki for Gonalons and Luis Suarez (not that one) is on for the ineffective Soldado.
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United are nearly there and they need this win what with three players being suspended for the second leg and Martial still out injured for that game.
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Eteki is shown a yellow card for that foul.
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PENALTY. Eteki catches Fernandes in the face and the referee points at the spot.
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FULL TIME. Man Utd came under pressure but defended well and goals from Rashford and a late Fernades penalty did the trick. They should go through now with the home leg to come. Thanks for joining us this evening.
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+3 Machis has a chance as Herrera feeds him in the box but his touch is poor and Lindelof clears.
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Four added minutes to be played.
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GOAL! MAN UTD! FERNANDES! 0-2. Fernandes steps forward and scores even though it's a terrible penalty and should be saved. Granada 0-2 Man Utd.
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Manchester United
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Goal Scorers
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Soldado Rob...
Montoro Angel
Diaz Victor
Gonalons Ma...
Silva Rui
Puertas Ant...
Kenedy Robe...
Duarte Domi...
Vallejo Jesus
Herrera Yangel
Neva Carlos
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James Daniel
Shaw Luke
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Pogba Paul
Maguire Harry
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De Gea David
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Molina Jorge
Escandell A...
Sanchez German
Foulquier D...
Machis Darwin
Perez Nehuen
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Suarez Luis
Fabrega Arnau
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Henderson Dean
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Telles Alex
Matic Nemanja
Mata Juan
Cavani Edinson
Grant Lee