Manchester United 6-2 AS Roma LIVE highlights and reaction after Europa League semi final win

Manchester United 6-2 AS Roma LIVE highlights and reaction after Europa League semi final win

Live updates and analysis after Man Utd thrashed AS Roma 6-2 in the first-leg of their Europa League semi final on Thursday night.

Manchester United will be looking for a positive result when they host AS Roma in the first-leg of their Europa League semi final on Thursday night.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hoping to win his first trophy as United manager and knows his only hope of silverware this season lies with success in Europe.

United have only lost one of their last 12 games against Italian opponents in European competition (W8 D3), while Roma will be looking for their first European victory away to English opponents since February 2001, having failed to win any of their last 12 such games against seven different English sides (D4 L8).

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In terms of team news Marcus Rashford starts the game, with David de Gea in goal. Edinson Cavani is also selected, while Amad and Donny van de Beek are on the bench. Chris Smalling and Henrikh Mkhitaryan start for Roma.

United have only lost one of their last 12 games against Italian opponents in European competition (W8 D3), while Roma will be looking for their first European victory away to English opponents since February 2001, having failed to win any of their last 12 such games against seven different English sides (D4 L8).

In terms of team news Marcus Rashford starts the game, with David de Gea in goal. Edinson Cavani is also selected, while Amad and Donny van de Beek are on the bench. Chris Smalling and Henrikh Mkhitaryan start for Roma.

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Stick with us for all the updates LIVE from Old Trafford.

KEY EVENTS

Paul Pogba on penalty decision

Paul Pogba has been asked about the penalty given against him.

One foot in the final

United have been ruthless tonight.

Manchester United 6-2 AS Roma LIVE highlights and reaction after Europa League semi final win
Manchester United 6-2 AS Roma LIVE highlights and reaction after Europa League semi final win
Manchester United 6-2 AS Roma LIVE highlights and reaction after Europa League semi final win
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