A look at Sunday’s Europa League semifinal game between Manchester United and Sevilla:
Manchester United must beat five-time Europa League winner Sevilla if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team is to reach the final of the competition. United needed extra time to beat Copenhagen 1-0 in the quarterfinals and move a step closer to a first trophy since Jose Mourinho’s United squad won the Europa League in 2017. It’s the third time this season United has reached the semifinals of a tournament but it’s still searching for its first final after defeats in the FA Cup and EFL Cup. Sevilla is the most successful team in Europa League history and beat Wolverhampton 1-0 in the quarterfinals to preserve its record of never losing a Europa League game to an English club. The winner will play either Inter Milan or Shakhtar Donetsk in the final on Friday.
United: Anthony Martial (23 goals).
Sevilla: Lucas Ocampos (17 goals).
United: Bruno Fernandes (8 assists since joining in January).
Sevilla: Ever Banega (10 assists).
United: Harry Maguire.
Sevilla: Diego Carlos.
United: Premier League (3rd), League Cup (semifinals), FA Cup (semifinals).
Sevilla: La Liga (4th), Copa del Rey (round of 16).
EUROPEAN CUP BEST
United: Champions (1968, 1999, 2008).
Sevilla: Quarterfinals (2018).
EUROPA LEAGUE/UEFA CUP BEST
United: Champions (2017).
Sevilla: Champions (2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016).
United: 627 million pounds ($821 million).
Sevilla: 197 million euros ($233 million).
United: 332.3 million pounds ($435 million) for all staff.
Finances based on latest figures reported by the club or UEFA.
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