Granada 0-2 Manchester United: Marcus Rashford latched on to a long-ball before producing a composed finish and Bruno Fernandes added a late penalty
Former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko scored a second-half equaliser as Roma booked a Europa League semi-final showdown against Manchester United.
IAN LADYMAN AT OLD TRAFFORD: Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood scored second-half goals as Manchester United came from behind to win 2-1 against Brighton.
United were also dumped out of the Carabao Cup semi-finals by City in January and then knocked out of the FA Cup quarter-finals by Leicester, which Fernandes insists just isn't good enough for the club.
Greenwood scored Man Utd’s winning goal against Brighton at the weekend
Paul Scholes believes Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes need to play together in midfield to give Manchester United an extra cutting edge. Pogba has been deployed on the left recently.
With a wave of Jan Eteki’s hand, Manchester United were virtually through. For much of a largely uneventful night it appeared that a single, gorgeous touch from Marcus Rashford would secure a small yet significant lead for Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side to take into the second leg. Then a late gift given turned it into a virtually unassailable one, the substitute catching Bruno Fernandes in the face to give him the penalty from which he put them on the verge of the Europa League semi-final.
Solskjaer pledged not to overplay Rashford after naming the forward in Manchester United's squad to face Granada in the Europa League quarter-finals despite not being fully fit.
The 34-year-old has scored eight goals in 29 appearances since signing on a free transfer, a move Neville admitted he was worried about given the failures of Radamel Falcao and Alexis Sanchez.
United earned a solid first-leg lead in Spain thanks to Rashford and a late Fernandes penalty
Granada 0-2 Manchester United: Marcus Rashford scored a brilliantly taken first goal before Bruno Fernandes added a late penalty
Fernandes was caught by Granada midfielder Yan Brice late on during comfortable United win