Pogba’s decisive goal ensures Manchester United beat AC Milan 0-1 at San Siro, qualify 2-1 on aggregate


Manchester United beat AC Milan 0-1 in the 2nd leg at San Siro to ensure that the Red Devils win the tie 2-1 on aggregate and qualify for the last 8 of the UEFA Europa League this season.
Paul Pogba returned from injury as a substitute in the second half and scored the crucial winning goal to send the Red Devils into the next round.
Milan could not latch onto the chances they had throughout the match while Manchester United took charge when required the most.
United were very flat in the first half and did not test the opposition keeper much. This prompted Ole to bring on Pogba for Rashford in a bid to increase the tempo and pace of the game.
ImageIt was a masterstroke of a substitution to bring on the Frenchman as he made the difference by lifting his effort from a tight angle to make it 1-0 to the visitors.
ImageSaelemaekers, Kassie and Ibrahimovic all had their chances to get onto the scoresheet but Dean Henderson was equal to the task as he made crucial saves to keep United in the hunt.
Donnarumma was called into action in the second half to save a shot from Greenwood.
The Red Devils backline was certainly given a run for their money with a number of blocks and interventions made to ensure they hold on to go through.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United, with the win are now unbeaten in 14 matches across all competitions away from home as they look forward to the Quarter final draw on Friday.

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